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The ELWar project – Two dedicated research assistants needed

The ELWar project – Two dedicated research assistants needed

Deadline: 15 May 2019
Open to: applicants with 2+ years of research in academia or journalism or equivalent experience
Benefits: competitive hourly remuneration and collaboration with a young and highly dedicated team of researchers

Description

The ELWar project (https://elwar.uni.lu/) is looking for two dedicated research assistants who would help with collecting data in Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. The goal of the assignment is to populate a database with missing biographical information on national level politicians. The project currently collects data using open source materials and publicly available resources. We are looking for candidates who would bring together high-quality research skills and editorial judgment in order to help us complete the database we are working on. In collaboration with the ELWar team, prospective candidates should be able to think their way through the reporting process and anticipate what will be needed at every stage. The ideal candidates should have a proven reputation as ethical, trusted researchers/journalists who demonstrate strong research capabilities and skills using the latest tools and techniques.

Two dedicated research assistants needed

Job position:

– Research assistant in Bosnia and Herzegovina

– Research assistant in Serbia

Eligibility

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of research in academia or journalism or equivalent experience;
  • Expert ability to search online information sources, including public records databases and social media;
  • Strong familiarity with government documents and domestic laws in the respective countries;
  • Awareness and knowledge of emerging web-based tools and social media platforms;
  • Ability to distinguish relevant information from noise;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Benefits

They offer competitive hourly remuneration and collaboration with a young and highly dedicated team of researchers.

How to apply?

If interested, please email your CV with a brief note on your relevant professional activities to Michal Mochtak ([email protected] ). Put “ELWar_RA” in the subject of your email.

To learn more about the project please visit the official web page.

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