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Student Assistant Position Available (40h/monts) within the Cluster of Excellence SCRIPTS

Oct 19, 2020 - Nov 09, 2020

Application Deadline: 09.11.2020

Fachbereich Politik- und Sozialwissenschaften - Institut für Soziologie Exzellenzcluster "Contestations of the Liberal Script" (SCRIPTS)

2 student assistants (40h/month) Limited to 2 years

Reference code: SHK SCRIPTS CompSurvey

We are seeking two student assistants for the Junior Research Group "Comparative Survey", which is part of the Cluster of Excellence "Contestations of the Liberal Script" (SCRIPTS). SCRIPTS analyzes the contemporary controversies about the liberal order from a historical, global, and comparative perspective. It connects the academic expertise in the social sciences and area studies in Berlin, collaborates with research institutions in all world regions, and maintains cooperative ties with major political, cultural and social institutions [http://www.scripts-berlin.eu].
The two positions will be part of a research group developing, implementing and analyzing a comparative survey in at least 15 countries from all regions of the world as well as doing related research. We offer a friendly and open working environment as well as first-hand insights into interdisciplinary academic research.

We value diversity and welcome all applications – independent of gender, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation and identity. Applications from women and persons with a migration background are especially welcome. Applications from people with a recognized disability status will be considered preferentially. https://www.scripts-berlin.eu/about-us/Diversity-Statement/index.html

Job description:
Supporting the project's research agenda; conducting research on survey instruments and implementation; assisting with designing a comparative survey as well as quantitative data analysis; literature research; assisting with organizational tasks (e.g., organizing meetings or preparing documentations)

Desirable:
At least two completed semesters of university studies; enrolled in Sociology, Political Science, Economics or related disciplines; very good academic achievements; experience in quantitative social research (especially survey research) and quantitative methods as well as data analysis; knowledge of at least one statistical software package (Stata, R, etc.); interest in the theme of SCRIPTS and the research group; very good English proficiency

For further information, please contact Mr. Dr. Heiko Giebler (h.giebler@fu-berlin.de).