Job Vacancies

The Chair of Financial Markets and Macroeconomics, Department of Economics at Goethe University Frankfurt invites applications for a

student research assistant (m/f/d)
(40h per month)


starting at the earliest possible date and for the duration of five months. The position includes the possibility of a prolongation of the contract.

The student assistant will be working for the DFG project “Numerical diagnostics and improvements for the solution of linear dynamic macroeconomic models”.

The tasks will be, depending on the applicant's background:


§ Assistance for the implementation of macroeconomic models from the literature to Dynare/Matlab

§ Assistance for the testing and revision of new algorithms in Matlab

§ Assistance for researching literature

§ Preparing of results for scientific articles and publications

The applicant should hold a BSc/BA degree (or similar) in economics but must not yet hold a MA/MSc degree. A fundamental knowledge of Matlab and a keen interest in macroeconomic topics is required. Applicants should be matriculated at a university or college in Germany.

Knowledge of Dynare and of the analysis of macroeconomic (DSGE) models as well as fundamental knowledge of numeric analysis is beneficial.

Applications should include a letter of motivation, a CV, diplomas and transcripts. Please send your application by 28.09.2022 as a PDF file via E-Mail to Prof. Dr. Alexander Meyer-Gohde, Department of Money and Macroeconomics, Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability (IMFS), in the House of Finance of the Goethe University Frankfurt, Campus Westend, Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 3, 60323 Frankfurt am Main, office.amg[at]wiwi.uni-frankfurt[dot]de