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Research Assistant (BA) for the Unit 3 "Global Governance Revisited"

Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research is looking for a research assistant (16h/week) for the Research Unit "Global Governance Revisited". This post is due to start on the next possible date. The main duties and responsibilities include providing support to the head of research unit as well as the communication with partners, preparation of publications and the organisation of academic events.

The international research centre is a central research institute of the University of Duisburg-Essen and locates at the Innenhafen of Duisburg. The directors of the Centre are Prof. Dr. Tobias Debiel (INEF, Duisburg), Prof. Dr. Claus Leggewie (KWI, Essen) and Prof. Dr. Dirk Messner (DIE, Bonn).

For further information, please refer to the following announcement: (in German)

Vacancy 327-17: Research Assistant for Research Unit 3

Please submit applications via e-mail to the head of the research unit Dr Rainer Baumann: baumann@spam protectgcr21.uni-due.de

The closing date for application is 16 June 2017.

Student Assistant for Public Relations

The Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research is looking for a student assistant (10h/week) to support the PR team in the maintenance of the website and social media formats. This post is due to start on the next possible date (preferably on 1 August 2017). The duration of contract is six months.

Main duties and responsibilities include:

  • Writing journalistic texts (English/German);
  • Participation in the continuous updating and development of the various web presences of the Centre (web 2.0/social media);
  • Organisation of mailings, data maintenance (addresses and email lists);
  • Participation in events.


Qualifications:

  • You have a not yet completed study at a university, preferably in the field of social sciences, humanities, cultural or communication sciences, and have a good or very good academic success;
  • You are interested in the research of the Centre;
  • Fluency in German and English;
  • Good organizational and communication skills, accuracy and attention to detail, as well as a self-motivated work style and ability to work well both individually and in a group;
  • You are familiar with common software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and willing to familiarize with other programmes (e.g. reference management, image and graphic processing, Microsoft Business Contact Manager, html editors) and learning platforms when needed (for example, Moodle). Experiences with Web 2.0 and CMS Typo 3 would be a plus.

The international research centre is a central research institute of the University of Duisburg-Essen and locates at the Innenhafen of Duisburg. The directors of the Centre are Prof. Dr. Tobias Debiel (INEF, Duisburg), Prof. Dr. Claus Leggewie (KWI, Essen) and Prof. Dr. Dirk Messner (DIE, Bonn). The Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research seeks to contribute towards a better understanding of the possibilities and limits of transboundary cooperation. By building a learning community, researchers from different disciplines and world regions develop an innovative framework for contemporary cooperation research that enables the exploration of new options for global public policy. We aim to become a crucial hub for this emerging branch of research. We aim to understand the role of transboundary cooperation as an essential part of public policy addressing global challenges.

For further information, as on the required qualifications, please refer to the following announcement (in German): SHK Public Relations

Please submit your application in one file by e-mail to Mr Martin Wolf: wolf(at)gcr21.uni-due.de

The closing date for application is 19 June 2017.