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Research Assistant positions with enrolment in the Ph.D. Programme in Economics and Econometrics (GPEF Economics and Econometrics) (m/f/d)

35%-70% (unlimited, by 01.08.2022)

Your tasks

Admitted candidates will enrol in the Graduate Programme in Economics and Finance (the Ph.D. Programme in Economics and Econometrics). The Ph.D. programme is tailored towards a high-quality and internationally oriented education in economics and econometrics research. It prepares students for an academic career or for applied research positions in policy and industry. The coursework will start in September 2022.

To fund their Ph.D. studies, admitted candidates will be hired as research and teaching assistants. Tasks as research and teaching assistant include:
  • Supporting lectures (e.g. developing exercises, grading exams)
  • Supporting research activities (e.g. basic data analysis, conducting literature reviews, helping in the organisation of conferences)

Please make sure that you follow the instructions given on the Website of the Graduate Programme in Economics and Finance (Admission: Economics and Econometrics).

Your profile

You have a Master's degree in economics, finance or quantitative methods with very good grades and want to pursue a Ph.D. in Economics and Econometrics (current Master students who will finish their degree before June 30 may also apply).

Documents to be submitted:
  • Transcripts of records
  • GRE/GMAT (not compulsory with a master from UniSG but still recommended)
  • Description of research interests (referring to the list of proposed fields/topics and potential supervisors)
  • CV 

Other necessary documents:
  • Evidence of English language proficiency (can be provided later)
  • Two reference letters, sent directly by the letter writers to gpef@unisg.ch
The University of St.Gallen is one of the most renowned universities in the field of economics, finance and business in Europe (it ranks, for example, 7th among Europeans Business Schools according to the Financial Times).The programme is offered by the School of Economics and Political Science, whose Economics Department ranks 8th among the German speaking universities in Europe.
We are looking forward to your online-application. apply here

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For job-related questions

Dr. Mirela Keuschnigg
Executive Director Graduate Programme in Economics and Finance (GPEF)
Tel.: +41 71 224 31 38

«We are looking forward to your application.»


School of Economics and Political Science
Graduate Programme in Economics and Finance (GPEF)
PhD Programme in Economics and Econometrics
gpef@unisg.ch

«We would be very happy to welcome you at the University of St.Gallen very soon. We will gladly answer any questions you may have.»

Your place of work

University of St.Gallen

«A place where knowledge is created» - As one of Europe's leading universities of economics and business administration, the University of St.Gallen (HSG), Switzerland, is committed to the education of over 8800 students. The HSG is one of the largest employers in the region and provides an attractive and innovative environment for more than 3300 researchers, educators and professional staff.