12/03/2021

JOB OPENING at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona): Researcher

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Universitat Pompeu Fabra
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Language sciencesLanguages
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    31/03/2021 21:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Spain › Barcelona
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Part-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    25
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/04/2021
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    823782

OFFER DESCRIPTION

We are currently inviting applications for one part-time, one-month job position for a German language expert (proficiency in spoken and written German). The focus is translation research at the Research and Expertise Centre for Survey Methodology (RECSM) at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), Barcelona, Spain.  

RECSM

RECSM is a multidisciplinary center focusing on research in Survey methodology, Survey data analysis, experimental research, Political behaviour, Social demography, statistical methods for the Social Sciences, and Social-personality Psychology. RECSM offers advice and expert knowledge on survey research to academic, governmental and commercial researchers. For more information, see: https://www.upf.edu/web/survey

ADVANCED SURVEY QUALITY METHODS (ASQME)

The candidates will join the Advanced Survey Quality Methods (ASQME) team of RECSM and are expected to contribute to the research activity of the team linked to the projects: Social Sciences and Humanities Open Cloud (SSHOC).

CANDIDATES PROFILE

The successful candidate is expected to show a general interest in translation technologies (corpus creation and analysis tools, CAT tools), survey research and an excellent level in spoken and written German.

Candidates may be undergraduates/ recent graduates of linguistics, translation or similar areas. German language teachers are also welcome to apply.

The position is one (maximum two) month, part-time.

Description

- You will transcribe oral meetings in German Language to text.

What do I need to bring with me?

- Excellent written, oral and electronic communication skills in German. Speaking English is a plus.

- Ability to work with limited supervision and work rigorously.

- Ability to deliver results, meet deadlines and manage time effectively.

 

DATE OF APPOINTMENT

April 2021

 

CONDITIONS

The position has no citizenship requirement. Contract type and salary depend on the degree and experience of the successful candidate. The position is based in Barcelona, during the Covid-19 pandemic the candidate will be given the option of working remotely

APPLICATION

Candidates should submit the following to Diana Zavala-Rojas, (diana.zavala@upf.edu) and Olga Kushch (olga.kushch@upf.edu) using the subject “Job Application Researcher”: 1) a cover letter and 2) a curriculum vitae. Applications can be written in English or in German.

We encourage applications from female candidates and members of minority groups.

 

DEADLINE

Review of applications begins on March 16, 2021, and will stop as soon as the position is filled.

More Information

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Language sciences: Bachelor Degree or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    GERMAN: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

Excellent written and spoken German

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Spain
Barcelona
Barcelona
Ramon Trias Fargas

EURAXESS offer ID: 615350

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