Fachbereich Geschichts- und Kulturwissenschaften - Ostasien und Vorderer Orient Institute for Chinese StudiesStudent assistant (m/f/d) 41 h / month limited to 2 years reference code: Chinastudien/ERC_SHK23 Bewerbungsende: 26.06.2023

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The European Research Council Project “Digital Governance in China” under the leadership of Prof. Genia Kostka looks at digital governance in China. The project will examine how digital technologies are integrated into local governing processes in Chinese cities and what the impact of big data is on social, political and economic life in China. Based on extensive field research and surveys, the findings will add to the field of digital governance in authoritarian states and will contribute to debates reaching beyond the China context about societal change under advancing digitalization.
We are looking for one student assistant (41 h/month for 2 years) who will be part of a research group developing, implementing and analyzing data from China in form of documents, surveys, interviews and other observational studies. We offer first-hand insights into social science academic research as well as a friendly and open working environment.
We value diversity and welcome all applications independent of gender, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation and identity.

Job description:
Supporting the project's research agenda; conducting extensive literature review both in English and Chinese sources; conducting interviews or assisting with interview transcript as well as quantitative and qualitative data analysis. The working language is English.

Fluent Chinese language skills, very good English proficiency, enrolment in Political Science, Economics, Sociology, or related disciplines, very good academic achievements; experience in quantitative and qualitative social research.

For further information, please contact Frau Danqi Guo (d.guo@fu-berlin.de ).

Applications should be sent by e-mail, together with significant documents, indicating the reference code, in PDF format (Please send your CV, your grade transcript, confirmation of enrolment and a one-page motivation letter in English (preferably in one pdf file)) to Frau Prof. Dr. Genia Kostka: chinastudien@geschkult.fu-berlin.de or postal to

Freie Universität Berlin

Fachbereich Geschichts- und Kulturwissenschaften

Ostasien und Vorderer Orient

Institute for Chinese Studies

Frau Prof. Dr. Genia Kostka

Fabeckstr. 23-25

14195 Berlin (Dahlem)

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