Taxing multinationals in a globalized world
We’re looking for research assistants!

We’re looking for research assistants!

The CORPTAX research group at Charles University, Prague, Czechia is looking for research assistants!

CORPTAX is a five-year research project focused on the taxation of multinational corporations. We aim to establish how much multinationals pay in taxes, where and why. We are looking for talented research assistants to join our team.

Within CORPTAX, she or he will collaborate with the rest of the team on empirical research, preparing data, carrying out literature surveys, and helping to draft research articles. The successful applicant is expected to be interested in academic research in economics and should have an excellent command of English and good technical skills. The position is ideal for a student of a Master’s program in economics looking to gain on-hands experience with empirical research.

We seek one qualified candidate for a long-term position at 50% or more of a full-time equivalent workload (i.e. 20 hours or more per week). In addition, we seek several candidates for short-term consultancy contracts. We offer a competitive salary starting at the minimum rate of 170 CZK (net) per hour (ca 6.5 euro) and with a possibility for an extension (and an increase in salary) for additional research projects in the future. Moreover, there are additional bonuses and opportunities available, including the possibility to apply for the PhD programme in economics. We encourage the candidate to relocate to Prague, although remote work is possible.

The Institute of Economic Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, Prague is the leading economics department offering both undergraduate and graduate degrees in Czechia. It is located in the center of the beautiful city of Prague and provides a stimulating environment for excellent academic research.

Candidates can apply by sending their CVs and any queries to miroslav.palansky@fsv.cuni.cz. We aim to fill in the long-term position as soon as possible. We will be accepting applicants to the other short-term positions on a rolling basis since this is a continuous offer.