Two part time research assistants - in project Cultural goods as experience goods
May 26, 2015
GRAPE is looking for candidates interested in joining the team. We intend to hire two part-time assistants (the work load for each is about 20 hours a week), for the project: CULTURAL GOODS AS EXPERIENCE GOODS led by dr A. Kukla-Gryz
We are interested in candidates who have interest in applied economics. Knowledge of English is a must. Prior experience with STATA will be an advantage.
The tasks of the assistant consist of data management, data analysis and review of literature as well as drafting components of scientific articles and non-technical posts for project blog. We offer a scholarship (“stypendium”) which amounts gross to 1500 PLN for one part-time position per month. The expected contract duration will be up to 4 years, but it may also be extended, subject to successful cooperation and obtaining new project funding. The project is financed by the National Science Center and is a continuation of the project: http://grape.uw.edu.pl/ipiracy/.
The assistants will work in GRAPE office together with other young people involved in different research projects. GRAPE office offer a designated place to work with a well-equipped computer, printers and all the office supplies. There are frequent seminars that give opportunity to learn and share in cozy yet motivating atmosphere. Last but not least there is access to a full-equipped kitchen and free yet wonderful coffee. The project will yield 2-3 journal articles, some of which may by co-authored by the assistant, depending on the work input.
The assistant will also be able to use the facilities for work not directly related to the project. The working hours are rather flexible and task-oriented. However, the assistant is required to meet with the project team on a regular basis. Inclusion of parts of the research performed by the assistant in his/her PhD/MA thesis is also possible.
If you are interested, send us curriculum vitae and cover letter and a sample of your recent writing (e.g. essay, assignment). Applications should be submitted before 31th of May, 2015 to our e-mail We reserve the right not reply to all applications.