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27 Feb 2015

Part-Time Data Generation Research Assistant

University of Trier – Posted by annekonrad Trier, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

Job Description

The Department of Economics and Social Sciences at the University of Trier is seeking a

Data Generation Research Assistant

 to commence as soon as possible. Remuneration follows the German public service pay scale E 13 TV-L. The job offer is in part-time (26h / week) and tenable for 2 years, however, an extension is possible.

Duties include support to research and projects, the focus will be on data analysis allowing to generate realistic synthetic data. Furthermore, data editing and data protection procedures are part of the tasks. We expect our new team member to take advantage from the dynamics and research orientation in our Department to write a PhD dissertation.

Applicants are required an above-average academic degree in Economics with specialization in quantitative methods or Statistics. Additionally, they should have a good knowledge of survey statistics or should be highly motivated to quickly familiarize themselves with. Fluency in English and acquaintance with the statistical software R would be an advantage.

Besides the research orientation of our team and the great work climate, the Chair of Statistics in Economics and Social Sciences is regularly in touch with other (inter-)national researchers in survey statistics, research institutes, and public statistical agencies. Our new colleague will be integrated into current research projects aiming at the evaluation of statistical methods.

How to Apply

Given an equivalent qualification, severely disabled applicants will be given preference to. Female candidates are encouraged to apply. Please send your application including a note on your preferred date of job entry to Anne Konrad [email protected]. Application deadline is 31.03.2015. Please send any open questions to [email protected] or [email protected].

Job Categories: Data Scientist / Statistician. Job Types: Part-Time.

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