Apply for the position of research assistant at the Department of Political Science. Deadline: 15 November!
This job opportunity is posted by University of Gothenburg.
The Department of Political Science invites applications for an associate researcher to work with the Governance and Local Development Institute (GLD). GLD aims to explain variation in governance and local development in an effort to promote human welfare globally.
15 November 2022.
As an associate researcher, you are expected to:
- Support the institute director and other researchers with literature reviews, background summaries, fact checking, and other research support
- Assist in drafting research papers and fact checking
- Assist in intern training, recruitment, and management as required
- Assist in working paper, short-term grant, and other reviews
- Assist with fundraising, including searching for new funding opportunities and drafting proposals
- Organize policy roundtables, including finding participants, arranging chairs and discussants, organizing times and locations, and similar events as needed
- Support other team members with research and administrative tasks as needed.
The work tasks will vary by proportion and content.
The employment is limited (temporary) for 11 months, 100% of full-time and is currently placed at the Department of Political Science.
Starting date: as soon as possible or as agreed.
About the Department of Political Science
The Department of Political Science is an open and socially engaged institution, in the middle of the city and in the middle of the debate. Our research revolves around elections, democracy, corruption, forms of government, globalization, the environment and politics, as well as European issues. The department hosts research programs such as the Center for Collective Action Research (CeCAR), the QoG Institute, Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem), the Governance and Local Development Institute (GLD) and the Swedish Electoral Research Program. We have education at all levels, undergraduate advanced level and postgraduate level, as well as independent courses. Teaching is given in both Swedish and English. In total, about 1,400 people study with us. The Department of Political Science has around 160 employees.