Research assistant

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Gain experience in a unique and independent environment as a research assistant at DNB.

Jij hebt impact

You will have an impact
At DNB your work will have an impact on financial stability and sustainable prosperity. As a research assistant you support our researchers so that we can properly substantiate our policy advice!

This is what you will be doing as a research assistant at DNB

Our research program includes various projects for which you provide support. What you will do exactly depends on the project for which you are deployed. But think of solving theoretical models, collecting data, analyzing data and estimating econometric models

Hier doe je dat

This is where you will be working
You will work as a research assistant at the Research department within the Economic Policy & Research division. The department employs about 15 employees, most of whom have a PhD. There is an informal and collegial atmosphere. Our way of working is characterized by a high degree of personal responsibility and independence.

At DNB we work in a hybrid manner. Our office in Amsterdam is our home base, the place where we meet, where we share knowledge and work together. At the same time, there is also plenty of room to choose a workplace and -time where we can do our work best and where we can add as much value as possible. And of course we ensure that you can also work excellently at home with a laptop, telephone and a good home workplace design.

Dit breng je mee

This is what we need from you
You are enterprising, result-oriented, ambitious and willing to learn. You strive for top performance in terms of content. You have strong analytical skills and you work in a structured and careful manner.

What other characteristics are we looking for?

  • You have an academic research master's degree in economics or econometrics and are willing to learn. Preferably you have or are close to obtaining a PhD degree.
  • You have expertise in analyzing and setting up data files and in working with econometric techniques and models.
  • You have extensive experience and affinity with programming in data science languages, such as Matlab, Stata, R or Python.
  • Your communication skills in English are excellent, both written and spoken.
  • Your goal is to make impact in matters of public interest.
  • Above all you are a creative, proactive and involved team player.

Dit bieden we je

This is what we offer you

A 36-hour working week right at the heart of today's financial and economic current events. With a reliable and socially involved employer in Amsterdam, who constantly responds to the changing requirements of our environment. And that continuously innovates. As an institution, we are at the heart of society. Our people are driven and involved in their work within a social context. We see a diverse and inclusive work environment as one of the conditions for being successful as an organization and continuing to achieve our goals. This will offer you a wealth of opportunities to develop and gain new experiences, both in the Netherlands and abroad. You will be working on a temporay contract for the duration of 1 year.

The other excellent terms and conditions of employment for this position are:

  • A salary of at least € 3100.-- and a maximum of € 4110.-- gross per month, based on a 36-hour working week. Among other things, the final salary will depend on your expertise and experience.
  • A 13th monthly salary, an 8% holiday allowance calculated on your 13-month salary and a freely disposable personal budget of 5.9% of your 12-months salary.
  • Your pension entitlements will accrue under a career-average scheme including provisional indexation, with a 6.54% employee contribution.
  • Full reimbursement of your public transport commute.
  • Plenty of opportunities for professional and personal development through education and training.
  • A healthy work-life balance. In this position, it is possible to divide your working week into 4 9-hour days.

Solliciteer nu!

Apply now!
If working with an impact as a research assistant appeals to you, then don't wait but send us your job application straight away! Please send us your motivation letter and full cv no later than 15 May 2022.

Would you like to get to know us a little better? Watch the videos and testimonials from colleagues here and listen to our podcasts. Do you have any questions before you apply? Below are our contact details, we are happy to tell you more!

For the judicial screening, this position is divided into profile 2a. More information about the screening can be found on the page Over ons > Sollicitatieproces (information only available in Dutch).

The purpose of this vacancy is application, not acquisition.

Vacature informatie

Organisatie: De Nederlandsche Bank

Locatie: Amsterdam

Opleidingsniveau: WO