Research Assistant (10-15 hours/week)

Professor Zainab Iftikhar at the Department of Economics & the Cluster of Excellence ECONtribute is seeking to appoint a

Research Assistant (10-15 hours/week).

The RA is required to assist with research in the fields of family economics and development economics.
The RA will help us with research-related activities such as data collection/cleaning, literature review etc.

This assignment will last three months with the possibility of an extension if needed.
Starting date will be February 1st, 2023.


• M.Sc. student or final-year B.Sc. student in economics
• Excellent grades
• Excellent command of statistical software packages (Stata etc.)
• Immaculate communication skills in English (written and spoken)

To apply for this position, please send the following documents by e-mail to

• Short cover letter outlining your motivation
• CV
• Transcripts

Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please understand that you will hear back only if your application has been selected for further consideration.


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