Part-time Research Assistants (appr. 5-15 in total)

ETH Zurich is one of the world’s leading universities specialising in science and technology. It is renowned for its excellent education, its cutting-edge fundamental research and its efforts to put new knowledge and innovations directly into practice. The Law, Economics, and Data Science Group at the Center for Law and Economics seeks for research assistants to assist with performing tasks in applied Bayesian statistics.

Part-time Research Assistants (appr. 5-15 in total)

Tasks include: Performing a Bayesian simulation with JAGS/rjags or STAN, assistance in developing the R “interface” for JAGS/rjags or STAN routines, analysis of results and writing up of results for inclusion in publications.
Work hours are flexible and negotiable, but during the semester subject to a regulatory maximum of 15 hours per week. To be eligible for this position, you must be an enrolled student at ETH Zurich, University of Zurich, or another Swiss institution.

Minimum qualifications are: Experience with JAGS/rjags or STAN, experience with R, familiarity with both classical and Bayesian inference as well as experience in the analysis and modeling of data.

Preferred qualifications are: Experience with Python and the pursuit of your degree in Statistics or in Political Science with a strong focus on Political Methodology.

We look forward to receiving your online application including the following documents: CV detailing coding skills and a brief letter describing your experience in terms of applied Bayesian Statistics. Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.

For further information about the Center for Law and Economics, please visit our website: www.lawecon.ethz.ch. Questions regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Elena Labzina by email elena.labzina@gess.ethz.ch (no applications).


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