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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

Research Assistant (m/f/d)
(60% Position)

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 broad aspects of modern financial markets. More than 150 researchers from different fields, including marketing, finance, macroeconomics, microeconomics of organizations, financial mathematics and law collaborate and bundle their strengths in SAFE.

We are looking for
a research assistant for the SAFE project “EMIR and MIFID II regulatory reform”. This project focusses on the OTC market. We analyze two main fixed income markets: The trading of IRS by major euro area banks and trading in the European Sovereign bond market.

Your Profile

  • Master degree in Economics, Banking and Finance or in Statistics, Mathematics, Physics and Engineering
  • Excellent performance in your field of study
  • Very good knowledge of the English + German language
  • Very good knowledge of MATLAB
  • Very good knowledge of financial databases like SNL, datastream, Eikon, Bloombeg etc.
  • The ability to work independently and on your own initiative
  • Flexibility and teamwork
  • Confident and pleasant manner

We offer
The infrastructure of a modern research center with excellent contacts to both scientific community and industry. You will be working in a very attractive working environment in the House of Finance at Goethe University and an enthusiastic team of colleagues. Compensation will be 60% of a full time position in accordance with the standards of the public services wage agreement of the State of Hesse (TV-H E 13). The employment contract has an initial duration of 5 months.

SAFE is committed to promote the inclusion of persons with disabilities and therefore invites them in particular to apply. We also seek to increase the share of women in research and, thus, strongly encourage female scholars to apply.

Your application: Please submit your application, together with the usual credentials (CV, letter of motivation, transcripts etc.), by mail to Research Center SAFE, House of Finance, Goethe University, Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 3, 60323 Frankfurt am Main, Germany or electronically per email to applications@safe.uni-frankfurt.de by adding APPLICATION Research Assistant Project 22525 in the subject line of your email.

Deadline for the submission is 19 April 2019.

Should you have any questions please contact Prof. Loriana Pelizzon, Ph.D., via email: pelizzon@safe.uni-frankfurt.de.