Research Assistant / Hilfsassistent/in
University of Basel
Basel
vor 5 Tg.
source : Linti Group

The professorship of Quantitative Economic History (Cliometrics), under direction of Prof. Dr. Robert Stelter in the Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Basel, invites applications for a research assistant (Hilfsassistent / in) position with a 20% appointment.

Start date : at the earliest possible date

Your position

The chair is currently in the process of launching new research projects. For these projects, we are looking for the support of a motivated student like you in the following tasks :

  • Sifting and editing of historical data
  • Assistance in creation and extension of databases
  • Digitalization of historical sources and text mining
  • Your profile

    The assistantship will require :

  • Bachelor or Master student at the University of Basel (or a university nearby)
  • Passion for historical questions
  • Competent handling of word processing software, e.g. Microsoft Office or Latex
  • Expertise in OCR software
  • Interest in programming and text mining (e.g. R or Python) combined with the willingness to expand your skills via learning-by-doing
  • A focused, persistent and accurate way of working
  • German is required, additional language skills, e.g. Latin or French, are welcome
  • We offer you

    We offer the opportunity to conduct high-quality research in a dynamic, innovative scientific working environment. Conditions of employment and salary are governed by the personnel and salary regulations of the University of Basel.

    Application / Contact

    Are you interested? Then we look forward to your complete online application.

    Your application should include a cover letter, CV, copies of university diplomas and transcripts of academic records.

    To obtain more information, please contact Prof. Dr. Stelter : https : / / wwz.unibas.ch / de / personen / robert-stelter /

    Closing Date : We will continuously consider incoming applications, until the position is filled.

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