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   Job Announcement for Student Research Assistants

Professor Dr. Thomas König, Chair of Political Science II, is currently seeking a Student Research Assistant (Bachelor Program) for 20-30h per month, starting  September 15 or October 1, 2017.

The Chair's research is mainly rooted in the area of comparative political science, legislative research with a focus on  Europe. Methodologically, most activities center around empirical testing of institutional theories on political bargaining and decision-making.As a student research assistant you support ongoing research projects of Professor König and his team. In particular student research assistants help us to collect and manage datasets with Stata and R. We expect a strong interest in quantitative data analysis and political science research generally. A background in Comparative Politics, European Union Politics or International Relations is preferred. A strong command of English is mandatory as well as some prior experience with data management/analysis.
We offer active participation in research projects and flexible working hours. Working language is English. Students with no prior experience in R will have the opportunity to learn this programming language in their work time.

Please submit a short motivation letter, CV, and transcript of records from your Bachelor degree program as soon as possible via e-mail to our secretariat:  uhorn@uni-mannheim.de 






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