Student Assistant: Experiments in Law & Economics

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: Permanent

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10%-20%, Zurich, fixed-term

The Center for Law & Economics at ETH Zurichconducts theoretical, experimental, and empirical research in law & economics. At the Center, Professor Stefan Bechtold is looking for a student assistant with statistical knowledge and coding skills to assist in running experiments with human subjects and in analyzing the resulting data.


Job description

We are looking for a highly motivated candidate who will work on several projects aimed at understanding human behavior. Research areas may include human decision-making, psychological biases, innovation and the Internet. You will work with researchers from different areas at the Center for Law & Economics. Ideally, you are a student in economics, computer science, statistics, or a related discipline. She or he will assist with the analysis and visualization of data gathered in the experiments. Tasks may also include coding interactive, real-time experiments to be conducted in our lab, online or in the field.


Your profile

You must have programming skills in Python and experience with statistical software (Stata or R). Applicants need to be registered students at a university in Zurich or nearby. They should be at a stage of their studies where, during the semester, they can dedicate 10 to 15 hours per week (potentially more outside of the semester).


ETH Zurich

ETH Zurich is one of the world’s leading universities specialising in science and technology. We are renowned for our excellent education, cutting-edge fundamental research and direct transfer of new knowledge into society. Over 30,000 people from more than 120 countries find our university to be a place that promotes independent thinking and an environment that inspires excellence. Located in the heart of Europe, yet forging connections all over the world, we work together to develop solutions for the global challenges of today and tomorrow.

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