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Job Advert: Quantitative Junior Researcher

ISDC is seeking a Quantitative Junior Researcher (part-time) to support various quantitative research projects at the nexus of socio-economic development and political violence. Under direction, the junior researcher will provide quantitative research, analysis and operational support.

Responsibilities include:

  • Cleaning, processing and analysing large-scale quantitative survey data;
  • Literature search; and
  • Occasional support in project management.

Experience and skills:

  • An excellent first degree in quantitative social sciences, data sciences, mathematics or a related discipline.
  • Management of statistical databases.
  • Advanced proficiency in Stata and/or R.
  • Excellent command of English and very good command of German.

Other Information:

  • The position is ideal for an advanced Master’s or doctoral student in economics or related quantitative discipline.
  • The place of work will be at ISDC’s office in Berlin-Mitte; some home-based work may be possible.
  • The initial employment will be for one year, extendable.
  • The work load is negotiable and may reach from 10% (e.g. as a Minijob) up to a 50% or more.

Further information on ISDC may be obtained from www.isdc.org or Ms Myroslava Purska. Please send your application as a single PDF-file including a cover letter, detailed CV and existing letters of reference by email to Ms Myroslava Purska. The contact details of ISDC staff can be found online. The deadline for applications is 15 March 2020; the position may be filled as soon as a suitable application is received.

ISDC – International Security and Development Center is a non-profit academic institute based in Berlin, Germany. We conduct research to improve lives and livelihoods shaped by violent conflict, fragility and humanitarian emergencies. While based in Berlin’s central Mitte district, the global relevance of our work leads us to engage in research projects around the world.

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