Belarusian Economic Research and Outreach Center

Job opening: Research Assistant

Vacancy from BEROC visiting professor: A Research Assistant (RA) position at one of the top 5 business schools in the world. The work will be done remotely from Belarus. An ideal candidate will have a very strong quantitative background (applied math, physics, quantitative economics) and excellent English communication skills. This position is particularly suited for those who are interested in pursuing a PhD in finance or economics at one of the best universities in the world. Experience with Stata and/or Python is a strong plus.

Job responsibilities:

The main responsibility is to work with a faculty member on research and teaching programs. Job responsibilities mainly include but are not limited to the following:

1. Assist in research, including literature review, collecting/coding/analyzing data.

2. Assist with the coordination of research projects.

3. Assist in reviewing teaching materials.

4. General administrative tasks, including budgeting, correspondence, etc.

Job requirements:

1. Familiar with quantitative research methodology, including data collection, cleaning and analysis, interested in doing research in finance and economics.

2. Must have experience in using quantitative analysis software such as Stata. Knowledge of Python is strongly encouraged.

3. Analytical capability and intellectual curiosity.

4. Excellent English reading, speaking, and writing ability.

5. Able to commit for at least 2 years, is willing to learn and contribute to cutting-edge research projects.

How to apply:

To apply for this opportunity, please send your:

1. Resume

2. Personal statement (e.g., introducing yourself and describing your career goals)


Successful candidates will be given a quantitative assessment after the interview to test their English language skills and familiarity with quantitative research methods.