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Wis­sen­schafts­zen­trum Ber­lin für Sozi­al­for­schung gGmbH - Sozi­al­wis­sen­schaf­ten

Das WZB ist eine öffent­lich geför­derte Ein­rich­tung für pro­blem­ori­en­tierte sozi­al­wis­sen­schaft­li­che Grund­la­gen­for­schung ( Als außer­uni­ver­si­tä­res For­schungs­in­sti­tut ist es Mit­glied der Leib­niz-Gemein­schaft und gehört zu den füh­ren­den Ein­rich­tun­gen der Sozi­al­for­schung. Am WZB arbei­ten ca. 500 deut­sche und aus­län­di­sche Wis­sen­schaft­ler*innen ver­schie­de­ner Dis­zi­pli­nen und Mit­ar­bei­ter*innen in den wis­sen­schafts­un­ter­stüt­zen­den Berei­chen zusam­men. Unter­sucht wer­den Ent­wick­lun­gen, Pro­bleme und Inno­va­ti­ons­chan­cen moder­ner Gesell­schaf­ten. Die Ergeb­nisse der WZB-For­schung rich­ten sich an die wis­sen­schaft­li­che Com­mu­nity, an Expert*innen und Ent­schei­der*innen in Poli­tik, Wirt­schaft und Gesell­schaft, an die Medien und die inter­es­sierte Öffent­lich­keit.

Stu­dent Assist­ant (f/m/x)

Working field:

For the Pres­id­ent’s Research Group, the WZB Ber­lin Social Sci­ence Cen­ter is look­ing for a

Stu­dent Assist­ant (f/m/x)

to begin by July 15, 2022, ini­tially for a dur­a­tion of 12 months and with the pos­sib­il­ity of renewal. The pos­i­tion is for 10-15 hours per week.

The WZB is a non-profit organ­iz­a­tion and a mem­ber of the Leib­niz Asso­ci­ation. WZB engages in research of fun­da­mental soci­etal ques­tions from the per­spect­ives of dif­fer­ent dis­cip­lines. It is one of the most renowned insti­tu­tions in the field of social sci­ences. The sci­ent­ists who work together at the insti­tute come from such fields as soci­ology, polit­ical sci­ence, eco­nom­ics, law, and psy­cho­logy. The find­ings of WZB research are dir­ec­ted at the sci­ence com­munity, the inter­ested pub­lic, and also experts deal­ing with polit­ical and eco­nomic issues, with media, and soci­ety.

Your tasks and duties

Sup­port­ing the research work of Dr. Jiang­hong Li in the fields of labor mar­ket, gender and fam­ily, and pub­lic health, spe­cific­ally:
  • Imple­ment­ing stat­ist­ical ana­lyses
  • Sum­mar­iz­ing research res­ults in tables and graph­ics
  • Per­form­ing lit­er­at­ure searches and reviews
  • Organ­iz­ing lit­er­at­ure ref­er­ences using End­note or other ref­er­ence man­agers
  • Other gen­eral research sup­port duties as required


Your qual­i­fic­a­tions pro­file

  • Advanced Bach­elor or Mas­ter stu­dent in a social sci­ence dis­cip­line or in pub­lic health social epi­demi­ology
  • Flu­ent Eng­lish lan­guage skills (writ­ten and oral)
  • Abil­ity to ana­lyze quant­it­at­ive data using Stata or other soft­ware pro­grams (SPSS)
  • Abil­ity to por­tray res­ults in tables and graphs
  • Exper­i­ence in lit­er­at­ure search and review
  • Excel­lent com­mu­nic­a­tion skills
  • Abil­ity to work inde­pend­ently
  • A good work­ing know­ledge of Ger­man (writ­ten and oral)
  • Know­ledge of child health and devel­op­ment, and fam­ily research
  • Good graphic skills

What we offer:

  • Remu­ner­a­tion in accord­ance with TV Stud III of the state of Ber­lin (cur­rently EUR 12.96 per hour)
  • A well-equipped work­place in the cen­ter of Ber­lin
  • Inter­na­tional, cooper­at­ive, and diver­si­fied work­ing envir­on­ment
  • In-depth integ­ra­tion into the sci­entific com­munity in the form of col­loqui­ums and con­fer­ences
  • Thor­ough instruc­tion and guid­ance
  • Flex­ible work­ing hours
  • We pro­mote a good work-life bal­ance, and our engage­ment has been cer­ti­fied by audit work­and­fam­ily and the European Com­mis­sion’s Human Resources Strategy for Research­ers (HRS4R)
  • Cafet­eria with mod­ern recre­ation rooms

How to apply:

Equally qual­i­fied applic­ants with dis­ab­il­it­ies will be given pref­er­ence. We value diversity and wel­come all applic­a­tions – irre­spect­ive of gender, nation­al­ity, eth­nic or social ori­gin, reli­gion, dis­ab­il­ity, age, or sexual ori­ent­a­tion. WZB expressly encour­ages women or per­sons with migra­tion back­grounds to apply.

Job inter­views will likely take place in the week start­ing on June 6, 2022.

For more inform­a­tion about the WZB, see

Have we sparked your interest? In that case, we look for­ward to receiv­ing your online applic­a­tion by May 30, 2022.