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Deut­sches In­sti­tut für Wirt­schafts­for­schung (DIW Ber­lin)

Foun­ded in 1925, DIW Ber­lin (the Ger­man Insti­tute for Eco­nomic Research) is one of the lead­ing eco­nomic research insti­tutes in Ger­many. The Insti­tute ana­lyzes the eco­nomic and social aspects of top­ical issues, for­mu­lat­ing and dis­sem­in­at­ing policy advice based on its research find­ings. DIW Ber­lin is part of both the national and inter­na­tional sci­entific com­munit­ies, provides research infra­struc­ture to aca­dem­ics all over the world, and pro­motes the next gen­er­a­tion of sci­ent­ists. A mem­ber of the Leib­niz Asso­ci­ation, DIW Ber­lin is inde­pend­ent and primar­ily pub­licly fun­ded.

Stu­dent assist­ant (f/m/non­bin­ary)

for 10 hours per week

Working field:

The research group Entre­pren­eur­ship is look­ing for a

Stu­dent assist­ant (f/m/non­bin­ary)
for 10 hours per week

that is inter­ested in work­ing with sur­vey data and able to per­form inde­pend­ent lit­er­at­ure reviews. The can­did­ate is expec­ted to be involved in research activ­it­ies of the SOEP and the research group “Entre­pren­eur­ship”. The can­did­ate should help in a pro­ject on the effect of changes in men­tal health on sub­sequent entre­pren­eur­ial activ­it­ies in an inter­na­tional com­par­at­ive set­ting.

Main respons­ib­il­it­ies:

  • Hand­ling of large and inter­na­tional house­hold sur­veys (SOEP, HILDA, UKHLS).
  • Usage of Stata and/or R as well as the ver­sion con­trol sys­tem Git.
  • Lit­er­at­ure reviews.


  • Nearly com­pleted bach­elor's degree or begin­ning mas­ter's degree with a con­cen­tra­tion in eco­nom­ics.
  • Exper­i­ence in work­ing with data.
  • Interest in learn­ing hand­ling of large house­holds’ pan­els.
  • Interest in the usage of mod­ern stat­ist­ical lan­guages, e.g., Stata.
  • Know­ledge of Eng­lish.
  • Abil­ity to work in dynamic and inter­na­tional teams.

What we offer:

  • The pos­sib­il­ity to deepen study con­tents in prac­tical applic­a­tions.
  • Col­lab­or­a­tion in a mul­tidiscip­lin­ary team and flex­ible work­ing hours.
  • Insight into sci­entific work and sci­ence com­mu­nic­a­tion.
  • Con­tact with sci­ent­ists in a mul­tidiscip­lin­ary team.
  • An excit­ing research envir­on­ment that includes inter­na­tional sem­inar series, such as the “Ber­lin Applied Micro Sem­inar”, internal sem­inars and a close cooper­a­tion of research­ers from uni­versit­ies and insti­tu­tions in Ber­lin.
  • The pos­sib­il­ity to work in a dynamic and inter­na­tional team.
  • The pos­sib­il­ity to work from home within the pos­sib­il­it­ies the DIW Ber­lin offers.

How to apply:

The sub­mis­sion of a valid cer­ti­fic­ate of enroll­ment is required.

We value diversity and there­fore wel­come all applic­a­tions - regard­less of gender, dis­ab­il­ity, nation­al­ity or eth­nic and social ori­gin.

Please apply online by 27.11.2022 with the usual doc­u­ments (let­ter of applic­a­tion, cur­riculum vitae in table form, high school dip­loma and ref­er­ences, inter­me­di­ate dip­loma/bach­elor's degree, if avail­able), quot­ing the ref­er­ence num­ber ENT-1-22-ST.

Fur­ther inform­a­tion about DIW Ber­lin can be found on our homepage at You can obtain inform­a­tion on the field of work from Daniel Grae­ber (