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Job Advert: Junior Researcher at ISDC

ISDC is seeking a Junior Researcher (50% FTE) to support research efforts at the nexus of development and political violence. Under direction, the junior researcher will provide research, analysis and operational support.

Responsibilities include:

  • Literature search
  • Identification of key quantitative and qualitative data sources
  • Support of collation and collection of secondary data sources
  • Qualitative and quantitative analytical support

Education:

  • Position is ideal for advanced Master’s or doctoral students in economics or related disciplines

Experience and Skills:

  • Management of statistical databases
  • Proficiency in Stata
  • Previous work experience in similar roles highly desirable
  • Demonstrable interest in the economics of development and conflict
  • Excellent command of English and very good command of German

Other Information:

  • Position is based at ISDC’s office in Berlin
  • Position is offered for an initial period of one year

Further information on ISDC and the position may be obtained from www.isdc.org or Dr Neil Ferguson.

Please send your application including a cover letter, detailed CV and existing letters of reference as a single PDF document by email to Ms Myroslava Purska. The deadline for applications is 15 April 2019; the position may be filled as soon as a suitable application is received.

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