Job vacancies at the CRC 1342

Below you can find positions within our Research Centre we are currently recruiting for:

Project "Pathways to Family Policy Universalism: Inclusiveness and Scope of Family Policies in Global Perspective"

Student Assistant with up to 30 hrs/month

Start date: April 1st 2024. The position is temporary, with the intention of longer-term employment.

The project is a part of the DFG-funded Collaborative Research Centre 1342 "Global Dynamics of Social Policy" and is directed by Prof. Drobnič. 

This project focuses on surveying the historical development of family policy measures in all countries worldwide and explaining their spread across national borders. The role of international women's movements and civil society organizations will also be considered. 


Tasks:

  • Database and literature research
  • Collecting statistical data from text documents
  • Editing previously collected data
  • Support in data analysis


Requirements:

  • Interest in social policy and/or macro-comparative data and research questions
  • Proficiency in English (other language skills are welcome)
  • Experience in literature research and/or document analysis
  • Independent, reliable, and structured working style
  • Knowledge of R (especially data management) or STATA is an advantage


Please send an application with a CV and a short letter of motivation electronically as a pdf attachment to drobnic@uni-bremen.de


Contact:
Prof. Sonja Drobnič
CRC 1342: Global Dynamics of Social Policy
Mary-Somerville-Straße 9
28359 Bremen
Phone: +49 421 218-66360
E-Mail: sonja.drobnic@bigsss.uni-bremen.de

"Global developments in health care systems"

The project "Global developments in health care systems" is looking for new student assistants (up to 37 hours/month).

At the University of Bremen, the following positions are available in the Collaborative Research Centre 1342's project "Global developments in health care systems":

Student Assistants with up to 37 hrs/month

Start date: 01.03.2024 / as soon as possible. The position is temporary, but a longer-term employment is intended.

The project is a part of the DFG-funded Collaborative Research Centre 1342 "Global Dynamics of Social Policy" and is directed by Prof. Dr. Heinz Rothgang, Prof. Dr. Sebastian Haunss and Dr. Lorraine Frisina Doetter.

The aim of the project is to map the historical development of the inclusiveness and scope of benefits of health care systems worldwide. In doing so, we analyse and annotate documents of health care legislation. Based on the manual analysis we are creating a training data set to fine-tune AI language models to support data collection in this field on different levels of text classification.

Tasks: 

  • Database and literature research
  • Annotating of legal documents
  • Supporting on administrative tasks

 

Requirements:

  • Enrolled in a German University at least until July 2024
  • Excellent command of English
  • Experience in qualitative text analysis
  • Independent, reliable and organised working style
  • Interest in global social policy / health policy legislation

 

Desirable:

  • Experience with reference management software, especially Zotero
  • Experience in coding of text documents

 

Deadline for application: 26.01.2024 (afterwards, rolling basis until positions are filled.)

Please send applications with CV and short letter of motivation stating expected graduation date to Alexander Polte (alexander.polte@uni-bremen.de).


Contact:
Alexander Polte
CRC 1342: Global Dynamics of Social Policy
Mary-Somerville-Straße 7
28359 Bremen
Phone: +49 421 218-57063
E-Mail: alexander.polte@uni-bremen.de