Research Assistant to the Department of Peace and Conflict Research
Sort on published: 2018-01-11
Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 42,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of SEK 6.7 billion.
The Department of Peace and Conflict Research was established in 1971 to conduct peace research and offer courses in peace and conflict studies. Currently approx. 70 persons are employed at the Department and at present some 300-400 students are enrolled every academic year. Courses offered include undergraduate and post-graduate courses, as well as a Ph. D. program.
The department of peace and conflict research is now hiring a full-time research assistant for the period 180301-190228.
The research assistant will work both within the Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCDP, www.ucdp.uu.se ) and the project “Ending Atrocities” (project leader Lisa Hultman).
Assignments within the UCDP will be to collect and code information on organized violence, as well as to update texts in the program’s online encyclopedia.
Within the project "Ending Atrocities", the assistant will provide support to the research team through, above all, compilation of data and design of data sets with different units of analysis; initial analysis of collected information; editing and formatting book and article manuscript; practical preparations for and during arrangements of international workshop.
Master degree in peace- and conflict research or other master degree that the project leaders find equal. Good knowledge of statistics and statistical software, literature and data on peacekeeping missions. Proficiency in English, both wtitten and spoken.
Good knowledge of UCDP and its definitions as well as experiences of similar work. Ability to cooperate and work in a group as well as work independently.
Application: Please send in your application, containing a CV and a short personal letter (maximum 1 page) that describes why you are suitable for this position.
Start date: 1 March 2018
Type of employment: Temporary position during the period 1 March 2018 until 28 February 2019. Possibility of extension.
For information about the position, please contact
Lisa Hultman (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Lotta Themnér (email@example.com).
Please submit your application by 1 February 2018, UFV-PA 2017/4818.
We decline offers of recruitment and advertising help. We only accept the application the way described in the advertisement.
Placement: Department of Peace and Conflict Research
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed salary
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
Suzanne Borén Andersson, TCO/ST
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet 018-471 1485
Ellena Papaioannou, Seko 018-471 3315
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2017/4818
Last application date: 2018-02-01