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2 positions student assistant for ERC project available, 40 h/month limited to 2 years

News vom 15.12.2020

Department of History and Cultural Studies

Institute for Chinese Studies

2 positions student assistant (40 h/month) (m/f/d) Limited to 2 Years

Reference code: ERC Kostka studHK

application deadline: 11.Jan.2021

The European Research Council Project “Digital Governance in China” under the leadership of Prof. Genia Kostka looks at digital governance in China. The project will examine how digital technologies are integrated into local governing processes in Chinese cities and what the impact of big data is on social, political and economic life in China. Based on extensive field research and surveys, the findings will add to the field of digital governance in authoritarian states and will contribute to debates reaching beyond the China context about societal change under advancing digitalization.

We are looking for two student assistants (40 h/month for 2 years) who will be part of a research group developing, implementing and analysing data from China in form of documents, surveys, interviews and other observational studies. We offer first-hand insights into social science academic research as well as a friendly and open working environment.

We value diversity and welcome all applications independent of gender, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation and identity.

Job description:
Supporting the project's research agenda; conducting extensive literature review both in English and Chinese sources; conducting interviews or assisting with interview transcript as well as quantitative and qualitative data analysis. The working language is English.

Fluent Chinese language skills, good English proficiency, enrollment in Political Science, Economics, Sociology, or related disciplines, good academic achievements; experience in quantitative and qualitative social research.

For further information, please contact Mr. Dr. Yuchen Liu (yuchen.liu@fu-berlin.de ).

Weitere Informationen

All application (CV, grade transcript, one-page motivation letter in English) quoting the reference code should be addressed in one e-mail to Prof. Dr. Genia Kostka: chinastudien@geschkult.fu-berlin.de or postal to:

Freie Universität Berlin

Fachbereich Geschichts- und Kulturwissenschaften

Ostasien und Vorderer Orient

Institut für Chinastudien

Prof. Dr. Genia Kostka

Fabeckstr. 23-25

14195 Berlin (Dahlem)

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