Research assistant, Department of Peace and Conflict Research.
Sort on published: 2018-02-01
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 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.
To the projects "The Institutional Roots of Electoral Violence" (project leader Kristine Höglund) and "ViEWS - a political Violence Early Warning System" (project leader Håvard Hegre) we are looking for a research assistant.
Research and administrative tasks in both of the above projects: data collection and coding; compilation, visualization, and analysis of collected information; editing and formatting book and article manuscript; prepare drafts on scientific texts; updates of project websites.
• Master's degree in Peace and Conflict Research, or related disciplines.
• Good knowledge of political violence, democracy and political institutions, as well as theories of peace and conflict research, including conflict prevention.
• Experience in data collection and data encoding, as well as the use of Stata, R, and latex.
• Ability to independently analyze data, and to draft scientific texts on a scientific basis.
•Good knowledge in English.
• Good working ability, and ability to work independently.
Previous experience of working as a research assistant.
Personal suitability will be of importance.
Application: Welcome with your application containing CV, copies of diplomas (if available) and grades, as well as a short (max 1 A4) description of your personality, your knowledge and motivation.
Uppsala University strives to be an inclusive workplace that promotes equal opportunities and attracts qualified candidates who can contribute to the University’s excellence and diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people of all backgrounds.
Start date: March 1, 2018. Start date can be discussed.
type of employment: Time-limited employment until 2018-12-31, with the possibility of extension.
Extent of employment: 100%
For further information about the position please contact
Håvard Hegre; firstname.lastname@example.org, and Kristine Höglund; email@example.com.
Please submit your application by 15 February 2018, UFV-PA 2017/3924.
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
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet
Suzanne Borén Andersson, TCO/ST 018-471 6251
Ellena Papaioannou, Seko 018-471 3315
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2017/3924
Last application date: 2018-02-15