Research Assistant - TRANSITIONS

Warsaw School of Economics is looking for research assistants interested in working on the following project.

We welcome applications from candidates who have interest in applied and quantitative macroeconomics. In particular, we are seeking to fill a part-time position in macroeconomic modeling of the overlapping generations in a project are financed by the National Science Center. We are interested to receive applications from MA or PhD students.

The successful candidate is expected to work about 20 hours a week. The tasks of the assistant will include coding, data management, data analysis and review of literature as well as drafting components of scientific articles and non-technical posts for a blog. Working knowledge of English is a must. Prior experience with programing constitute an advantage. Experience in programing in Matlab or Fortran is a plus. Inclusion of parts of the research performed by the assistant in his/her PhD/MA thesis is possible.

We offer a scholarship (“stypendium"). The compensation amounts to 2400 PLN per month. The expected contract duration is until the end of the project (August 2022). The cooperation may be extended, subject to successful cooperation and obtaining new projects. We offer a friendly yet stimulating work environment dominated by young people, all involved in research projects. Moreover we offer a designated place to work with a well-equipped computer and all the conventional office infrastructure. The assistant will also be able to use the facilities for work not directly related to the project. The working hours are rather flexible and task-oriented. However, the assistant is required to meet with the project team on a regular basis.

If you are interested, send us curriculum vitae, cover letter and a sample of your recent writing (e.g. essay, assignment). Applications should be submitted before September 20th, 2021 to We retain the right not to reply to all applications.