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The Research Center SAFE “Sustainable Architecture for Finance in Europe” at Goethe University Frankfurt’s House of Finance is seeking to fill the position of a

Student Assistant in the Area of Financial Institutions

SAFE is a cooperation of the Center for Financial Studies and Goethe University funded by the Hessian excellence initiative LOEWE. It promotes research and independent policy advice on all aspects of modern financial markets. A wide range of experts from different fields, including finance, macroeconomics, microeconomics of organizations, financial mathematics, marketing and law collaborate and bundle their strengths in SAFE.

We are looking for
a student assistant for the SAFE project on bank ownership and financing decisions.

Your Profile

  • Student of finance, economics, business or a related discipline
  • Fluency in English, ability to communicate in German would be an asset\
  • Knowledge of MS Office Excel, Dropbox and/or Google Drive
  • Knowledge of statistics software such as Matlab, R or Stata
  • Knowledge of programming languages such as Python or Ruby would be an asset
  • Ability to work independently
  • Flexibility and teamwork

We offer
The infrastructure of a modern research center with excellent contacts to the scientific and financial community. You will be working in a very attractive working environment in the House of Finance at Goethe University and an enthusiastic team of colleagues. The position is for 6 month, on average 40 hours per month – the working hours are negotiable.

Your application: Please submit your application (in English) consisting of a letter of motivation, a CV and a transcript of your courses and grades (or an informal list if a formal transcript is unavailable), electronically to goetz@safe.uni-frankfurt.de by adding APPLICATION Student Assistant PROJECT 21224 in the subject line of your email.

The deadline for the submission is 27 September 2017.

Should you have any questions please contact Prof. Martin Götz via goetz@safe.uni-frankfurt.de.



The Research Center SAFE “Sustainable Architecture for Finance in Europe” at Goethe University Frankfurt’s House of Finance is seeking to fill the position of a

Student Assistant in the Area of Financial Markets (m/f) (40 hours)

SAFE is a cooperation of the Center for Financial Studies and Goethe University funded by the Hessian excellence initiative LOEWE. It promotes research and independent policy advice on all aspects of modern financial markets. A wide range of experts from different fields, including finance, macroeconomics, microeconomics of organizations, financial mathematics, marketing and law collaborate and bundle their strengths in SAFE.

We are looking for
a student assistant for the SAFE team project “Complex Markets: Regulation and Incentives in Secondary Market Design” under the direction of the principal investigators of the project. This project deals with the impact of innovations in securities trading (e.g. algorithmic trading and high frequency trading) and in market regulation (e.g. trading interruptions or restrictions on short selling) on market quality. The Student Assistant is mainly expected to assist in data preparation and processing as well as in running laboratory experiments simulating financial markets.

Your Profile
•    Student of finance, economics, business or a related discipline
•    Fluency in English, ability to communicate in German would be an asset
•    Knowledge of statistics software such as R or Stata would be an asset
•    Knowledge of programming languages such as Python would be an asset
•    Ability to work independently
•    Flexibility and teamwork

We offer
The infrastructure of a modern research center with excellent contacts to the scientific and financial community. You will be working in a very attractive working environment in the House of Finance at Goethe University and an enthusiastic team. The position is for 6 month, on average 40 hours per month – the working hours are negotiable.

Your application:
Please submit your application (in English) consisting of a letter of motivation, a CV and a transcript of your courses and grades (or an informal list if a formal transcript is unavailable), electronically to sagade@safe.uni-frankfurt.de by adding APPLICATION Student Assistant PROJECT 21620/3 in the subject line of your email.

The deadline for the submission is 15 October 2017.

Should you have any questions please contact Dr. Satchit Sagade via email: sagade@safe.uni-frankfurt.de.