Research and Teaching Assistant (Bachelor/Master) (m/f/d)

University of St. Gallen
June 20, 2023
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Research and Teaching Assistant (Bachelor/Master) (m/f/d)

20-40 % (unlimited, by 15.07.2023 until 14.07.2024)

Your tasks
  • Supporting research in environmental and resource economics.
  • Support with the preparation of teaching materials for classes in environmental and resource economics.
  • Your work portfolio will be carefully constructed to include opportunities for the development of your programming and econometric skills. Our team works very closely together, and active knowledge sharing is the norm while working in an agile way. A network of highly motivated researchers at the SIAW-HSG will enable you to broaden your horizon in applied economics.

    Your profile

    We are looking for a reliable team member who

  • has a very good foundation in statistics or econometrics
  • hits the ground running with data-wrangling projects in R and/or Stata
  • applies critical thinking to data
  • has a working knowledge of LaTex and citation software or is willing to familiarize themselves with relevant software packages
  • is intrinsically motivated to solve complex problems
  • has an interest in environmental and resource economics and ideally has taken classes in this field in the past
  • confidently expresses themselves in English
  • The Swiss Institute for International Economics and Applied Economic Research (SIAW-HSG) is looking to hire a research and teaching assistant to join the chair of Professor Sabrina Eisenbarth. This part-time role is suitable for individuals that are driven, fast learners, careful yet efficient, and want to work towards solutions to environmental problems. Everyone in our team holds themselves and others to very high standards. The initial contract length is 12 months but may be extended thereafter.

    Application Instructions:

    To start the application process, please submit a CV, grade transcripts, and a cover letter providing details on relevant skills listed above as well as your motivation for the advertised position.

    If you have a piece of written, analytical, or coding work that you are particularly proud of, then please send that along too.

    Applications should be submitted by the 11th of June 2023, by the very latest. Review of applications will begin immediately.

    Applicants are encouraged to contact Prof. Sabrina Eisenbarth if they want to learn more about ongoing projects and the work culture.

    We are looking forward to your online-application. apply here

    Inspirational Work Environment Executive Education Network Family & Career Equal Opportunities Fit and Healthy Inspirational Work Environment

    At the HSG, as Europe's leading business university, we operate in an entrepreneurial environment where you will meet highly qualified, ambitious experts - both regionally and internationally. For example, you benefit from a modern IT infrastructure and, in our library via HSGswisscovery, from nationwide access to the wealth of scientific information available.

    Executive Education

    We support internal and external executive education opportunities. Our internal executive education programme offers you a practical, dedicated and didactically mature transfer of knowledge in the form of seminars, e-learning, coaching and collegial advice. We support task-specific external training and executive education financially as well as with regard to the time required.


    We promote our culture of cross-functional collaboration and create space for forging valuable relationships - also with external partners. Regular exchanges and internal events help to strengthen these relationships and make them long-lasting.

    Family & Career

    We provide our employees with flexible work time models with a variable number of hours per week. As a family-friendly employer, we offer part-time positions, 16 weeks of maternity leave and a subsidised crèche, as well as support with childcare during the vacations.

    Equal Opportunities

    The University enables equal opportunities for all employees and students. This applies to degree courses and work, as well as academic careers, university management positions and the reconciliation of studies, work and private commitments. We are committed to this with various measures in the areas of teaching, research, administration and the Presidency.

    Fit and Healthy

    We help you stay fit and healthy. In addition to our diverse range of sports activities at the university, most of which are free of charge, and campaign weeks for corporate health management, we also offer you fruit in the workplace. In our canteen you will find a wide selection of freshly prepared meals - from vegetarian to fish dishes - at discounted prices.

    Further information on working at the HSG can be found here.

    For job-related questions

    Prof. Dr. Sabrina Eisenbarth Professor Tel.: +41 71 224 37 22 [email protected]

    «I will be happy to answer your open questions at any time.»

    Nicole Stürm Sekretariat HR Tel.: +41 71 224 23 50 [email protected]

    «We are looking forward to your application as a research assistant at the SIAW-HSG.»

    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.

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