Job Opening

19 January 2016

wiiw is looking for a junior economist with an interest and possibly experience in European fiscal policies to participate in an ongoing research project.

The position is part-time (20 hours) and limited to the duration of the project (22 months). Please be aware that the project is conducted in the German language. Excellent German is therefore required!

Major tasks

  • Contribution to project work on comparative analysis of European fiscal policies
  • Literature review and data work
  • Presentation of research results to expert audience


  • Master in Economics
  • Experience in macroeconomics and fiscal studies
  • Interest and experience in data work and quantitative analysis
  • Excellent German and English language (written and oral)
  • Presentation skills
  • Knowledge of conventional as well as heterodox economics is relevant

We are paying salaries comparable to universities. Remuneration for the part-time position will be € 18,500 gross annual income or above, depending on qualification.

Women are encouraged to apply.

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Please send your applications (with cover letter and CV) to