Job vacancy 07/2021

Job vacancy 07/2021

The Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Rijeka announces a vacancy for a graduate assistant (m/f) in the scientific area of Social Sciences, in the scientific field of Economics.

The full-time graduate assistant position is opened within the Installation Research Project Value in health: empirical exploration and application funded by the Croatian Science Foundation (CSF) and is intended to last 31 months.


More on the project: 


Applicants (m/f) are expected to meet the requirements stipulated by the Act on Scientific Activity and Higher education (Official Gazette No. 123/03, 198/03, 105/04 , 174/04, 02/07 - Decision of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Croatia, 46/07, 45/09, 63/11, 94/13 and 139/13, 101/14, 60/15 and 131/17) and the requirements defined by the Croatian Science Foundation for employment of young researchers on research projects funded by the CSF.


Applicants must also meet the requirements for admission to the University Postgraduate Studiy (Doctoral Program) in Economics and Business  at the Faculty of Economics in Rijeka.


Employment requirements:

-      completed graduate university study programme in economics/business economics, decision on the recognition of foreign qualification for those candidates who have obtained qualifications abroad,

-      ranking among the most successful students

-      excellent knowledge of English

-      excellent knowledge of working on a computer (Microsoft Excel)

-      the proof of Croatian citizenship or citizenship of another country


Additional requirements giving applicants an advantage within the application procedure:

-          Knowledge of SPSS and STATA statistical programs,

-      Education in the field of quantitative analysis or having a strong preference for quantitative research (statistics and econometrics),

-    Participation in scientific research and professional activities, published papers, personal presentation of results at scientific conferences

-         High working standards, motivation, good organizational skills, reliability, responsibility, capacity to work autonomously

-         Previous work experience


The documentation shall be submitted in copy (not originals). Persons of both sexes have the right to apply for the opened position under equal conditions.


Applicants who have the right of priority in employment pursuant to Article 102 of the of the Act on the Rights of Croatian Homeland War Veterans and Members of Their Families and/or pursuant to provisions stipulated by other specific regulations, the Act on Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment of Persons with Disabilities and the  Act on the Protection of Military and Civilian Invalids of War, need to refer to that right in their application and submit the prescribed evidence of the respective status and will have the priority in employment only once they meet identical requirements.

Evidence for exercising the right to employment benefits in accordance with the Act on the Rights of Croatian Homeland War Veterans and Members of Their Families can be found at the following website:


The Faculty reserves the right to subject applicants, who have submitted timely and orderly applications and who have met the formal requirements, to testing and / or interviewing on their competences and skills before making the final employment decision. In such case, the applicants will be notified about the testing and / or interview in due time. If an applicant does not attend the respective test/interview, it will be considered that the candidate has withdrawn his/her application. The Faculty also reserves the right not to select any candidate for the position offered.


By submitting the application, the applicant gives his/her consent to the  Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Rijeka, as the entity in charge of personal data collection, to collect, use and further process the data for the purpose of carrying out the application procedure in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation. The Faculty shall handle the above-mentioned data in line with the European and national regulations as well as the internal regulations on personal data protection. The Faculty shall ensure proper handling of data by all persons legally having access to the respective data. The obtained data shall be handled solely for legal purposes and shall not be used in any matters considered to be contrary to the interests of the respective applicant.


The deadline for submitting the application is 30 (thirty) days starting from the day of its publication in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Croatia (Narodne novine)  


The application (in writing) shall be signed in manu propria by the respective applicant and shall include the contact address and telephone number, proof of meeting the set requirements, and shall be addressed to:

Ekonomski fakultet u Rijeci

 I. Filipovića 4

51 000 Rijeka

Republic of Croatia

(With an indication)

"Prijava na natječaj br. 07/2021”


Incomplete and untimely applications as well as applications sent by email will not be considered.





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