Job Vacancies

The Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability (IMFS), Professor Volker Wieland, PhD., Endowed Chair of Monetary Economics, Department of Economics at the Goethe-University Frankfurt is looking for a

Research assistant (m/f/d)
(E 13 TV-G-U, half time)

The position is to be filled as soon as possible. A three-year contract is offered in the first instance, with the possibility for extension. The salary grade is based on the job characteristics of the collective agreement (TV-G-U) applicable to Goethe-University.

Your Tasks:

The successful candidate will support the further development of the Macroeconomic Model Data Base (, in particular supporting an international research team from IMFS and other international researchers. The international team is working on Macroeconomic Model Comparison Initiative. The successful candidate will also support teaching activities.

Your profile:

You hold an excellent academic degree (Master/Diploma) in economics. You also have a strong knowledge of economics and quantitative methods as they are taught in the courses Advanced Microeconomic Theory 1, Advanced Macroeconomic Theory 1, Advanced Econometrics 1, and Mathematical Methods in the Ph.D. Programs of the Graduate School of Economics, Finance, and Management.

Also required are strong programming skills in Matlab and related programming environments, convincing doctoral thesis research interests in the areas of macroeconomic modeling, including the analyses of business cycle, monetary as well as fiscal policy.

Applications should include a letter of motivation, a CV, and transcripts. Please send your application until 10.10.2023 in PDF-format via e-mail to: Prof. Wieland geldpolitik[at]wiwi.uni-frankfurt[dot]de

Please understand that we cannot return the application documents and refund any application costs. The documents of unsuccessful applicants will be destroyed after the selection procedure has been completed.