GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies

Three Student Research Assistants (f/m)

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12.02.2018 - 11:07


The GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies / Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien seeks to hire Three Student Assistants for the Leibniz Association–financed research project: “Every Immigrant Is an Emigrant: How Migration Policies Shape the Paths to Integration”

Each position will consist of 15–20 hours per week, depending on the candidate’s availability, and will be based at the GIGA Berlin Office. Remuneration will correspond to the standard pay basis for student assistants in Berlin. The team’s work will begin on 1 May. The initial duration of the contract will be eight months.

The main task of the team in this period will be data collection on migration policies in three world re-gions: Asia, Europe, and Latin America. (For more information on the research project see ). However, the assistants’ work will also include other project-related work, assistance with the preparation of publications, and some organisational tasks.

Required and Desired Profile The candidate must be able to demonstrate: • Proficiency in English • Keenness to undertake data collection with meticulous attention to detail, order, and profes-sionalism • An inclination to develop his or her research skills • Proactive, cooperative, and responsible attitude towards working in a team • Readiness to work in an interactive and lively environment

Additional desirable assets for these positions are: • Proficiency in one or more European or Asian languages (in particular Spanish, Thai, Burmese, Vietnamese, French, Hungarian, Italian, Bulgarian, Polish, Rumanian, Chinese/Mandarin) • Interest in the topic of migration policies and ability to demonstrate relevant experience • Enrolment in a study programme related to Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations, Area/Regional Studies, or Sociology, as well as coursework on research methods

Please send your applications (letter of motivation, CV, relevant certificates, copy of proof of enrolment in a study programme at a German university) to:

Frederike Aumann GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies Neuer Jungfernstieg 21, 20354 Hamburg E-mail: (e-mail applications are especially welcome) Tel.: 040 - 42825-547

The screening of applications will begin on 2 March 2018.

The GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies / Leibniz Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien is an independent social science research institute based in Hamburg. It analyses political, social, and economic developments in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East, linking this knowledge to questions of global significance. It combines region-specific analysis with innovative comparative research on accountability and participation, growth and development, peace and security, and power and ideas.

Art der Beschäftigung



EUR 10,98 / per hour

Firmen- und Kontaktdaten

GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies
Frau Frederike Aumann
10969 Berlin
+49 40 42825547

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Zeitraum der Beschäftigung
8 Monate