Blockchain Economist Internship

Apply for a position at Linum Labs as a Blockchain Economist Intern

Apply for this if you enjoy thinking deeply about how economic mechanisms drive human behaviour. You have a background in research and/or academia and are excited about the implications that blockchain technology and decentralized networks could have on the global economy and society. You have a good understanding of game theory and economics, but also enjoy seeking out knowledge from other fields. You are meticulous, thorough and sceptical when appropriate. You are interested in technology, distributed systems and programming.

This is a remote role, so there is no requirement to be at our offices in order to conduct your research.

Responsibilties

  • Conduct research and analysis in any of the following areas: the economics of decentralized protocols, token economics, mathematical modelling, simulations, incentive schemes, game theory, the interaction between tokens and real-world economics
  • Deliver good internal documentation regarding the conducted research and analysis
  • Work towards publishing results in peer-reviewed publications
  • Represent the organization at academic and industry conferences
  • Build and maintain relationships with research organizations in economics
  • Work together with a team of other researchers that will grow over time
  • The Employer may assign other tasks or responsibilities to the Employee, provided that they correspond to his education and abilities

Requirements

  • Master or PhD degree in Economics, Mathematics or related field (Bachelor after the 6. semester will also be considered)
  • Experience building forecasting models
  • Experience with applied game theory
  • Experience with microeconomics and pricing models
  • Ability to educate others on statistical methods
  • Ability to communicate effectively across multiple organizations in the company
  • Strong knowledge of mathematical models
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently

Stellenart / Arbeitspensum – 30%

Branche – IT / Telekommunikation / Medien

Salär – CHF 2000 / Pauschal

Stellenantrit – 1 November 2018

Region Schweiz – Zürich & Schaffhausen

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