ORGANISATION/COMPANYUniversitat Pompeu Fabra
RESEARCH FIELDLanguage sciences › Languages
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE31/03/2021 21:00 - Europe/Athens
LOCATIONSpain › Barcelona
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK25
OFFER STARTING DATE01/04/2021
EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMMEH2020
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 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).
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.
- 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
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
Candidates should submit the following to Diana Zavala-Rojas, (email@example.com) and Olga Kushch (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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.
Review of applications begins on March 16, 2021, and will stop as soon as the position is filled.
REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVELLanguage sciences: Bachelor Degree or equivalent
REQUIRED LANGUAGESGERMAN: Excellent
Excellent written and spoken German
EURAXESS offer ID: 615350
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