For the research project State, Risk and Society (STARS) funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) we are looking for two
10 hours/ week (The scope of working hours depends on the actual workload and are negotiable.) The contract duration is 7 months, starting as soon as possible.
As a part of the joint STARS project at the Hertie School you will work for the subproject ‘Public Images of Financial Market Regulation’ (Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Kai Wegrich). You provide support to the team, which conducts a content/media analysis about the reputation of regulatory agencies. Your tasks mainly include the coding of newspaper articles, press releases, the statistical analysis of data and communication of results.
• Graduate student with a Bachelor degree
• Knowledge of empirical social science and proven skills in qualitative methods –
• First experience with QDA-software (e.g. MaxQDA, Atlas/ti)
• Reliable, structured and very precise way of working
• Excellent German and English-skills
• Basic knowledge and pronounced interest in Public Policy, Public Administration or
• Active participation in an exciting research project
• Flexible working hours
• An inspiring environment for doing research at Hertie School and the opportunity to
develop own ideas
• A stimulating international and diverse environment in multiple areas of social
science, high-quality teaching and public policy.
The Hertie School is a vibrant academic community that emphasizes excellence in research and teaching as well as an interdisciplinary perspective. Our school has been certified as a family friendly work environment in higher education and an equal opportunity employer (s. www.hertie-school.org for further information).
To apply: Please send your complete application including a CV and a cover letter. The materials should be e-mailed as one pdf file using the headline “SHK – STARS” to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for full consideration is 22th October 2017. Strict confidentiality is assured. For informal enquiries please contact Dustin Köhler, Research Associate, at email@example.com.