Student assistant (f/m/x) for 24 hours a month (Macroeconomics

The Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH) – Member of the Leibniz Association is seeking to hire a student assistant (f/m/x) for 24 hours a month
to support the research group “Macroeconomic Analyses and Forecasts” in the Department of Macroeconomics.
The contract will initially be limited until November 30, 2024, but an extension is desired.
Students of economics enrolled at a German university, in particular economics and computer science or related courses, are offered the opportunity to gain insights into applied economic research.

Deadline: June 24, 2024


  • programming in STATA
  • data research and literature review

Qualifications and requirements

  • secure handling of MS Office applications, especially MS Excel
  • diligence in data and bibliographic work
  • fluency (spoken and written) in English; good knowledge of the German language
  • interest in quantitative research questions and econometrics; basic skills in macroeconometric methods are an advantage

We offer

  • an excellent learning environment
  • insights into applied economic research

Required documents

Please submit the following documents in a single PDF file:

  • motivation letter (max one page)
  • curriculum vitae (short version)
  • copy Abitur certificate
  • copy Bachelor (if available)
  • copy of the university’s credits
  • copy of matriculation certificate
  • copy of work and/or practical products (if available)

Application procedure

Please send your application in a single pdf file by June 24th, 2024 to Birgit Schulz (, who will also answer your questions and provide any further information (phone +49 345 7753 818).

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