25/03/2021

Junior research assistant (Ref. YoPeVa)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Universitat de Barcelona
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Economics
    Sociology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    06/04/2021 23:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Spain › Barcelona
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Part-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    15
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    12/04/2021

OFFER DESCRIPTION

We are aiming at recruiting a four months junior research assistant to join our research group (AINSR) in the tasks associated to the development of WP06 (Evaluation and Monitring) in the Young People with Values project, YoPeVa.

The aim of the YoPeva project is to scale-up good practice and elaborate a European training program for youg people out of the education and labour structures and standards, providing them with a solid value system, the adequate skills and the competencies to become integrated into the labour market or to re-join the standard educational path. Our Workpackage in the project (WP06) is responsible for the Evaluation and monitoring of the project.

The candidat will assist in the following tasks: Communication with partners, reports and briefings writing, database management, assisting evaluations (qualitative and quantitative techniques).

Skills and qualifications:

  • Computer skills: Good Microsoft Office management skills; Excellent management of statistical packages (SPSS/STATA/R/SAS); management of databases.
  • Communication skills: Excellent oral communication skills; experience in writing reports and briefings for professional use.
  • Management skills: effective time management, initiative and problem-solving attitudes, good organizational skills and reporting, ability to work independently, and capacity to contribute to research projects with novel research ideas and analysis.
  • Advanced English level required (C1). Spanish and Catalan highly rewarded

Specific Requirements:

  • Proven research interest in social inequalities and social problems
  • Previous experience in working with young people (associations, foundations, either public or private institutions)
  • Hardworking and committed person, team worker, responsible person
  • Preferably under 25

Required documents:

  • Motivation letter
  • Curriculum vitae

Please send your application to:

Female applicants are explicitly encouraged to apply.

Priority will be given to people with disabilities.

 

The project is funded by the EU program Erasmus+ KA366: Social inclusion through education, training and youth.

More Information

Eligibility criteria

  • CV
  • Languages
  • Research interests
  • Skills and requirements listed

Selection process

  • First selection of candidates based on CV and letter of interest
  • Interviews by a panel of academics from the University of Barcelona (via skype or in person)
  • Possible invitation to on-site interview with a short presentation

Additional comments

It is a temporary contract (4 months) and part-time (15h/week). There is the possibility to extend the duration of the contract up to a maximum of 4 additional months.

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent
    FRENCH: Good
    SPANISH: Mother Tongue
Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Universitat de Barcelona - Departament de Sociologia
Spain
Barcelona
Barcelona
08034
Av. Diagonal, 696

EURAXESS offer ID: 619943

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