Research Associate


German Research Institute Berlin (DIW Berlin)

Application Deadline:

Expired help

Type

Faculty / researcher

Location

Mohrenstraße 58, 10117 Berlin

Berlin

Germany

Location

Germany

Berlin

Type

Faculty / researcher

Application Deadline:

Expired help


The Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) Research Infrastructure at DIW Berlin is seeking a


Research Associate

 

for a position beginning October 1, 2017, in applied data analysis in the field of migration research and to produce a data report as part of a funded project to conduct a representative panel study on Refugee Families in Germany (GeFam).

Your role:

  • Coordinating and producing a data report on the IAB-BAMF-SOEP Refugee Survey, taking into account research interests of researchers outside the project.
  • Analyzing questions of migration and integration based on the IAB, BAMF-FZ, and SOEP Refugee Survey in the area of social integration, welfare, and distribution research; publishing in specialist journals; and making presentations at conferences and seminars.
  • Participation in research projects in the framework of the externally funded infrastructure project InGRID II (Integrating Research Infrastructure for European Expertise on Inclusive Growth from Data to Policy)


Your background and skills:

  • Doctoral degree with honors in the social sciences or economics with a focus on migration research or welfare / distribution analysis
  • Outstanding skills in social reporting and knowledge transfer
  • Outstanding knowledge of quantitative methods of empirical social research, especially longitudinal analytical methods

What we’re looking for:

  • In-depth theoretical knowledge in the area of migration and integration research
  • Interest in interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Interest in providing research-based economic and social policy advice
  • Interest in international comparative research topics and project work
  • High level of commitment

We offer a strong academic environment for independent research in the social sciences and economics and an outstanding research infrastructure. We support work to attain higher academic and research qualifications.

The position is for a fixed period ending on January 31, 2020. The salary will be determined according to TVÖD Bund, up to level E14.

We highly appreciate diversity and are thus pleased to receive any application - irrespective of gender, nationality, disability, or ethnic and social background.

Please submit application with all relevant documents (cover letter, CV, and publication list) by September 17, 2017 stating the reference number SOEP-6-17.


Further information about DIW Berlin can be found on our homepage: www.diw.de.


Founded in 1925, DIW Berlin (the German Institute for Economic Research) is one of the leading economic research institutes in Germany. The Institute analyzes the economic and social aspects of topical issues, formulating and disseminating policy advice based on its research findings. DIW Berlin is part of both the national and international scientific communities, provides research infrastructure to academics all over the world, and promotes the next generation of scientists. A member of the Leibniz Association, DIW Berlin is independent and primarily publicly funded.