CfA: Research Assistant (f/m/d) in East Asian Politics


Einsatzort / Location

Campus Duisburg

Einsatzbereich / Application area

Faculty of Social Sciences, Institute of Political Science
Research Assistant (f/m/d, No. 802-22)
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Besetzungszeitpunkt / Start of employment

Beginn: as quickly as possible

Vertragsdauer / Duration of employment

36 month

Arbeitszeit / Working time

23 h 54 min (60%)

Ihre Aufgabenschwerpunkte / Your main tasks

  • Assistance in teaching and research (teaching load 2h per semester) in the fields of Political Science and/or East Asian Politics
  • Participation in the organization of workshops, conferences and the publication and transfer of research results
  • Engagement in the self-governance of the university and in the self-organization of the scientific community

Ihr Profil / Your profile

  • Excellent Master degree in Political Science (or Chinese Studies in combination with social sciences)
  • Excellent English skills, Chinese as well as  German language skills are an additional advantage
  •  Mastery of quantitative and qualitative research methods
  •  The successful applicant is expected to start a new PhD project on East Asia/China and global governance (e.g., enery issues, climate change, global security).

Sie erwartet / We offer you

  • An intellectually stimulating environment and international network of East Asian scholars
  • Possibilities for further training and development in qualifying for a future post-doc carrier
  • Subsidized public transportation
  • Use of university sport and health facilities

Bewerbungsfrist / Application deadline


Kennziffer / Code number


Bewerbung / Application

Please email your application with the usual supporting documents to Prof. Nele Noesselt, University of Duisburg-Essen, Faculty of Social Sciences, Institute of Political Science, 47057 Duisburg, via Maren Mertens, quoting the reference number. Your application should include your CV, certificates/transcripts of your academic degrees, a sketch of your prospective PhD research project (up to 3 pages).