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Job opening: Research assistant (m/f)

The Institute for Macroeconomics and Econometrics is looking for one

Research Assistant (8h/week).

The position will be based at the Macrohistory Lab at the Institute for Macroeconomics and Econometrics under the direction of Prof. Moritz Schularick. Our research group focuses on macroeconomic and financial history of the 19th and 20th century. Current projects relate to macro-financial linkages, housing markets, and the macroeconomics of the Great Depression.

Applicants should be in the middle of their Bachelor’s degree or at the beginning of their Master’s degree in economics or history and have shown above-average performance in their studies. They should be highly motivated to work with quantitative data in a team environment. Good communication and writing skills in English are required, German language skills are not essential. Basic knowledge of Stata and LaTeX is an advantage.

The appointment begins on December 1, 2016, or as soon as possible.

To apply for this position, please send the following documents by email in a single pdf file to

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Copies of your academic degrees or transcripts

Applications that arrive before October 31, 2016 will be given full consideration, but applications will be reviews until the position is filled. The University of Bonn is an equal opportunities employer. Preference will be given to suitably qualified women or persons with disabilities, if all other aspects are equal.

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