Position: Research Assistant (50%) in the area of theoretical and quantitative macroeconomics
Hiring Company: Deutsche Bundesbank
Job location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Employment Type: Part-time, temporary position (initially limited to 2 years)
Salary Range: 30.800 – 44.500 €
Closing date: May 26, 2024

Valuable work: your role with us

  • Your role will be to support the academic work of your colleagues in the Research Centre in the area of theoretical and quantitative macroeconomics, particularly through maintaining, applying and extending dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) models and by conducting empirical analyses.
  • As a member of an international team, you will be involved in economic research that helps the Bundesbank gain important insights.
  • You will have access to an excellent IT environment and first-class data resources and will work with leading international researchers.

Unique assets: your skills and qualifications

  • A master’s degree or equivalent qualification in a degree programme with a quantitative focus (e.g. economics or statistics) with above-average results; ideally, enrolled in or pursuing a PhD/doctorate degree programme in economics or statistics
  • Working towards a specialisation in theoretical and quantitative macroeconomics
  • Good knowledge of MATLAB and Dynare
  • Knowledge of time series econometrics and mathematical/statistical applications (e.g. R, EViews, Stata) would be advantageous
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills as well as the ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Very good command of written and spoken English; a grounding in German would be an advantage

Valuable work, generously rewarded

Remuneration and prospects
Remuneration that corresponds to pay grade E 13 of the wage agreement for the public sector (Tarifvertrag für den öffentlichen Dienst) plus a bank allowance, international working environment, varied tasks, extensive training opportunities, support for your PhD/doctorate degree

New work
Friendly and respectful working atmosphere, flexible and predictable working hours, support for employees with family/caring responsibilities/work-life balance, options for working from home (within Germany)

Extra benefits
Workplace health management scheme, staff canteen, free JobTicket for travel on local transport throughout Germany, good transport links (bus and train), central location

Interested in enriching our team? We look forward to receiving your application. If there are still questions, simply get in touch with the contact people below.

For questions about the application process
Sandra Johanning, +49 69 9566‑38302

For questions about the role
Dr. Mathias Hoffmann, +49 69 9566‑36732

Please reference job ID 2024_0488_02 to apply by 26th May 2024 using our online application tool.

Diversity and equal opportunities are important to us. Where candidates are equally qualified for the position, preference will be given to applicants with a disability. The Bundesbank also promotes gender equality in the workplace and therefore particularly welcomes applications from women, especially when filling leadership positions.