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Research Assistants (80%-100%) International Policy Analysis

Schweizerische Nationalbank


Research Assistants (80%-100%) International Policy Analysis

The Swiss National Bank (SNB), as an independent central bank, conducts a monetary policy that serves the interests of the country as a whole. It ensures price stability and helps to create the conditions for favourable economic development.


Research Assistants (80%-100%) International Policy Analysis

International Policy Analysis

The assistantship is for a duration of 13 months, starting preferably at the beginning of July 2022. The positions are located in Zurich.

The International Policy Analysis unit conducts analytical work and research, and briefs the top management of the SNB on international economic policy issues.

What you bring:

  • Provide support for policy-oriented empirical projects in open-economy macroeconomics and international finance.
  • Collect and analyse relevant data and drafting documents under the supervision of our experienced economists.

Your knowledge and experience:

  • Master's degree in economics and strong interest in open-economy macroeconomics and international finance.
  • Sound knowledge of econometrics as well as common data processing and statistical software (in particular Stata; knowledge of MATLAB and R is an advantage).
  • Working command of English as well as some knowledge of German or French.
  • Strong sense of responsibility and ability to perform tasks in an autonomous and structured manner.

We offer a high-responsibility and challenging job in a collegial environment and an organisation that provides professional and personal support. Our work conditions are modern and support work-life balance. This includes the possibility of working flexibly and from home.

The SNB respects the different needs and experiences of its employees and promotes diversity. It attaches the highest importance to ensuring equal opportunities and equal treatment. Our remuneration is fair, in line with market conditions and performance.

If you are interested in this opening and your profile meets the requirements, please submit your full application package, including a motivation letter, using our online application tool.

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Swiss National Bank
Human Resources | Suzanne Stein
Tel. +41 58 631 23 86