Kiron Open Higher Education (gGmbH) is a non-profit organization founded in 2015 with the mission to enable access to higher education and successful learning for refugees through digital solutions. As part of an innovative educational model Kiron offers coherent curricula using MOOCs (Massive Open OnlineCourses) from partner platforms like Coursera and edX so that refugees can start studying regardless of their status. Courses are mostly provided in English, completely free of charge for the students and all accessible via our learning platform Kiron Campus.
Through strong partnerships with accredited universities worldwide, students have the opportunity to finish their program with a regular bachelor’s degree. We are a team of 70 education experts, techies, student supporters, project managers, communicators, grant writers, business people, organizers, analysts, coffee-drinkers, dreamers and doers, who work together on this mission everyday.
Your opportunities and responsibilities at Kiron:
Support our research & data team on several projects.
Assist with secondary research, survey implementation, and questionnaire development.
Use R to prepare results from standard descriptive statistics and other statistical analysis.
Get an insight into the use of R on the backend.
Be involved in different research related projects and support other departments in this field.
Your set of skills:
You are a student and officially enrolled at an university.
You have computing and programming skills in R (e.g., you are able to run t-tests or ANOVAs).
You have good knowledge of methods and statistics.
You first experience designing questionnaires and implementing them in survey platforms (e.g., Limesurvey).
You are fluent in English.
You are familiar with MS Office and Google Apps.
13 to 20 hrs/week, flexible working hours.
An insight into the research department of a non-profit edTech organisation and the opportunity to contribute to its development with your initiative.
The atmosphere of an innovative and fast-growing organisation and the chance to be part of a dynamic, international, and interdisciplinary team.
Ready to join our mission? Apply now!
We are looking forward to your application via e-mail with the subject “SHK research + your name”. Include your cover letter, CV and possible starting date in English in a single PDF file until the 04.03.2018 to
As an equal opportunities employer, Kiron strongly encourages people with a refugee background and women to apply. The position is suitable for people living with a disability. In case of two equally qualified candidates, preference will be given to the candidate living with disability.
The job does not fit your profile? But you want to join our team?
Kiron is currently recruiting for different paid positions, and many volunteering/ internship opportunities. More at www(dot)kiron(dot)ngo.
Kiron Open Higher Education (gGmbH)