Job Offer: Student Assistant Position (f/m/d) at the Chair of Development Economics – Closed for Applications

Important: The application deadline has already passed.

The Chair of Development Economics is looking for one to two student assistants from 01.06.2020 onwards for an initial period of six months (extension possible). The position is supposed to support the active research agenda of the Chair ( as described below:


  • Internet, literature and data research
  • Data cleaning and analysis
  • Participation in research projects
  • General support tasks
  • Management of the homepage
  • Requirements

  • Enrolled as a Master student in Economics or related field
  • Proficiency in English
  • Ability to work independently, commitment, team spirit and flexibility
  • Familiarity with topics in development economics, risk/insurance, or health are desirable
  • Knowledge of statistical software (STATA is a plus) and/or IT skills
  • Very good or good academic achievements
  • Basics in statistics and/or econometrics
  • Working hours

  • ~ 16 – 32 hours/month (also depending on whether one or two assistants will be
  • Hourly pay according to standard wage
  • Documents

  • Short cover letter (in English)
  • CV including information on knowledge of statistical software and languages (in English)
  • Transcript of records (completed BA and ongoing MA program)
  • Please send your application by email to Prof. Dr. Andreas Landmann (
    Applications are evaluated on a rolling basis, but won’t be considered after 25.04.2020.
    Do not hesitate to request additional information. The Chair is looking forward to your application!