CELSI (Central European Labour Studies Institute) – Data analyst

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The Central European Labour Studies Institute (CELSI) based in Bratislava, Slovakia, fosters multidisciplinary research about labour markets and institutions, work, employment and organizations, and ethnicity and migration in the economic, social, and political life of modern societies. We are part of the international research team of the worldwide WageIndicator network. Please read more about us at www.celsi.sk.

Job description, responsibilities and duties

– data management for the WageIndicator network worldwide, in particular:
• designing, maintaining and innovating a large-scale web-based salary survey (similar to a labor force survey)
• data processing – regular updating and preparation of datasets based on the survey
• data analysis – applied research using the above dataset
– support and communication with clients/researchers worldwide regarding datasets and survey questionnaires
– production of cross-sector wage reports for international clients
– analytical support for press releases, media appearances and research reports
– research assistance in international research projects (funded by the European Commission, ILO, World Bank and similar)
– maintenance of web applications

Employee perks, benefits

We are a progressive, highly motivated team of researchers and data analysts. We offer a stimulating research environment with excellent contacts in our international research networks. The place of employment is Bratislava, Slovakia. The initial employment contract will be for one year. An extension is intended. The open position is also suitable for graduates without work experience, but possessing quantitative analytical skills. Starting date is negotiable, preferably September 1, 2016, but no later than October 1, 2016.


  • University education (Master’s degree)
  • English – Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

– university degree (Master’s or higher) in mathematics, economics, econometrics, or similar (also if expected by September 1, 2016)
– advanced user of statistical software STATA, R or SPSS, or willingness to learn and master STATA
– computer literacy; MS Excel in particular (previous experience with STATA, R, E-Views, MATLAB or Mathematica is an asset)
– advanced knowledge of English (English is the working language for all your duties)
– interest in labour market issues, and project-based research in the field of labour and labour markets
– strong analytical skills and willingness to learn
– reliability, flexibility, creativity
– motivation to work in a dynamically growing research institute
– motivation to interact with clients/researchers worldwide on a daily basis through internet

Information about the selection process

For questions, please refer to Dr. Marta Kahancová (marta.kahancova@celsi.sk). Please send your electronic application (cover letter and CV) and contact of two referees as soon as possible but not later than August 31, 2016, stating ‘Data analyst’ in the subject line, to tomas.kabina@celsi.sk and marta.kahancova@celsi.sk.