09/09/2022
The Human Resources Strategy for Researchers

Research Assistant

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Cultural studies
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    07/10/2022 23:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Poland › Warsaw
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Part-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    10
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    HE

OFFER DESCRIPTION

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Project name:

DWARC: Dealing with a resurgent China

Description:

DWARC (Dealing with a resurgent China) is a 3-year research project implemented by 9 renowned think tanks and universities located in seven EU member states, under the Horizon Europe program. As part of DWARC, SWPS University is responsible for research in the field of culture, included in WP2 - Society and culture. The main aim of the research of Chinese cultural sector and most recent cultural works in literature, theatre, film and visual arts is estimating the extent of discrepancy between the official discourse and voices of the artists, as well as describing important social themes and tropes which might not find their way to the official discourse.

 

Research Assistant

Institute of Humanities

Warsaw

Responsibilities:

  • Active participation in data collection – Chinese cultural sector, Chinese cultural policy
  • Analysis and interpretation of collected data – analysis of documents and data about Chinese cultural industries
  • Participation in preparation dissemination reports for Work Package “Society and culture” (WP2), including academic papers, and policy briefs
  • Participation in production of webinars and podcasts, and well as social media actions popularising research findings
  • Participation in WP2 and consortium meetings when required: in person and online

More Information

Benefits

We offer:

  • Employment contract of part-time work (1/4 full-time job) for a period of 12 months 11.2022 – 10.2023);
  • Monthly salary in the amount of PLN 1000 – 1300 gross (not including employer’s social contributions);
  • Work in a professional and friendly environment, among excellent scientists and influential experts.

Eligibility criteria

Additional information:

Formal criteria:

  • Scientific achievements - 30% of the final grade
  • Scientific and expert competences - 40% of the final grade
  • Competences to carry out specific tasks in a research project - 30% of the final grade

Selection process

Link to apply

 

Application deadline: October 7, 2022

Selection results announced: October 14, 2022

Date of commencement of work: November 1, 2022

 

Required documents:

  • CV including, in particular:
    • information on publications and participation in scientific conferences
    • description of skills and competencies to carry out the project tasks
  • scanned copy of Master’s Degree

 

Selection Committee:

  • Marcin Jacoby, Associate Professor – Chair of the Committee
  • Mirosław Filiciak, Associate Professor – Member of the Committee
  • Professor Dorota Ilczuk – Member of the Committee
  • Natalia Bińkowska– Member of HR staff, Committee Secretary

 

 

Additional comments

Link to the REGULATIONS

The Selection Committee reserves the right to contact only selected candidates.

For any additional information please send an email to: nbinkowska@swps.edu.pl

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Master's degree obtained at a Polish or foreign university in the field of: humanities, additional training in cultural management or cultural industries
  • Publications on the cultural market and its analyzes, especially the music market
  • Very good knowledge of contemporary cultural markets in Poland and abroad, in particular the music market
  • Practical experience of managerial work in the cultural sector, knowledge of the conditions of the functioning of artists on the cultural market
  • Preparation to assist in conducting research in the field of social sciences and humanities
  • The ability to develop research results and write reports
  • Minimum one year of experience in conducting scientific research
  • Advanced command of English
  • Fluency in Polish

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Institute of Humanities
Poland
Warsaw

EURAXESS offer ID: 835072

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