The Department of Economics and Business Administration at Goethe University Frankfurt is seeking to fill the position of a Student Assistant (m/f/d)
We are looking for
a student assistant for the project EURHISFIRM (“Historical high-quality company-level data for Europe”) financed by the European Commission. The three-year project brings together eleven research organizations in seven European countries to build a world-class research infrastructure (RI) that will connect, compare, align and share historical, long-term, detailed and reliable firm level data in Europe (1815 – 1970). Researchers and policy makers will therefore be able to rely on these data to analyze, develop and evaluate effective strategies to stimulate investment and economic growth. The assistant will work under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Wolfgang König to support the design and development of the RI across countries.
The student assistant will be involved in retrieving and researching historical information for the project (bibliography, literature research) and assisting the project team with editorial and organizational work.
- Student of history, finance, economics or a related discipline
- Fluency in German and English
- Ability to work independently.
- Flexibility and Team work abilities.
The infrastructure of a modern university with excellent contacts to the scientific and financial community. You will be working in a very attractive working environment at Goethe University and an enthusiastic team of colleagues. The position is for 4 months from November 2020, on average 36 hours per month – the working hours are negotiable.
The Student Assistant will work closely with the Leibniz Institute SAFE (www.safe-frankfurt.de) which cooperates closely with Goethe University in the EURHISFIRM project.
Please submit your application, together with the usual credentials, cover letter and CV, per email to firstname.lastname@example.org by adding APPLICATION Student Assistant PROJECT EURHISFIRM in the subject line of your email.
The deadline for the submission is 12 August 2020.