Four research assistants, Department of Peace & Conflict Research
Sort on published: 2018-04-13
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 44.000 students, 7.100 employees and a turnover of SEK 7 billion.
The Department of Peace and Conflict Research was founded in 1971 with the purpose of conducting research and offering education in the field of peace and conflict studies. The institution is today a young, dynamic and international workplace with about 70 employees and approximately 300-400 students from all over the world. More about the institution's activities can be found at http://www.pcr.uu.se.
Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCDP) at Uppsala University is the world's premier provider of data on organized violence, and the program is a unique source for information about conflicts worldwide. The program has been available at the Department of Peace and Conflict Research since the 1980s.
UCDP is currently seeking four research assistants at 100%, for the period 180601-181231, or by agreement. One of the positions could preferably start on September 1, 2018.
The main work assignment will be to go through news articles and other sources and code violent events into UCDP’s online database. Other tasks may include writing texts for said database.
The applicant must have a master degree in Peace- and Conflict Research, be proficient in English, both verbally and in writing.
Desirably / meritorious
Good knowledge of UCDP and it's definitions. Personal suitability will be taken into account.
Individual suitability will be strongly considered.
Salary: Individually negotiated salary.
Starting date: 180601 or as otherwise agreed.
Type of position: Temporary position (100%), ending 181231.
For further information about the position please contact
Lotta Themnér, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please submit your application by 1 May 2018, UFV-PA 2018/1196.
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Placement: Department of Peace and Conflict Research
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed salary
Number of positions: 4
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
Ellena Papaioannou, Seko
Suzanne Borén Andersson, TCO/ST 018-471 6251
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet 018-471 1485
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2018/1196
Last application date: 2018-05-01
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