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Job advertisement: Student assistant for a project in the the collaborative research center "Re-Figuration of Spaces"

News from Jan 23, 2024

Student assistant (m/f/d) 41 h/month limited to 2 years

Reference code: SHK-SFB-Raum 2024

Application deadline: 26.02.2024

The Collaborative Research Center 1265 "Re-Figuration of Spaces" is looking for a research assistant for an international comparative research project. The project investigates digital communication in the context of climate justice activism in four countries (Germany, Brazil, Israel, United States). It focuses in particular on the question of how the issue is negotiated between specific local conflicts and global climate change discourses.

The area of responsibility includes support with literature and data collection, project management, data cleansing and analysis as well as publications.


  • Degree in a social science discipline and/or computer science, knowledge of English,
  • Knowledge of Portuguese or Hebrew an advantage,
  • Interest in empirical communication research,
  • Interest in methods of empirical social research,
  • Knowledge of statistical data analysis (esp. R) or willingness to learn such skills,
  • Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

You can find the entire job advertisement (in german) here.


Applications should be sent electronically by e-mail addressed to Prof. Dr. Barbara Pfetsch to antje.wolters@fu-berlin.de  or by mail to

Freie Universität Berlin

Fachbereich Politik- und Sozialwissenschaften

Institut für Publizistik- und Kommunikationswissenschaft

AS Kommunikationstheorie / Medienwirkungsforschung

Frau Prof. Dr. Barbara Pfetsch

Garystr. 55

14195 Berlin (Dahlem)

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