Lunds universitet, Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and more than 8 000 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

The Faculty of Social Sciences at Lund University is one of the leading education and research institutions in Sweden and operates both in Lund and Helsingborg.

The Department of Political Science combines ancient traditions with modern research and education. The department safeguards disciplinary breadth and diversity and has long been successful in competition for external research funding. Key research fields include democracy and democratisation, power and administration, diplomacy, peace and conflict, globalisation, political psychology, gender, environmental policy and welfare. The strong research profile of the Department of Political Science is reflected in its teaching. The educational environment has long been strongly international.

Research assistance on the legitimacy of global governance (25% part-time for four months)

The Legitimacy in Global Governance project team at Lund University (Sweden) is looking for a research assistant to support

  • 1) their qualitative case study on the consequences of legitimacy crises of international organizations (esp. data documentation);
  • 2) their book project on the same topic (esp. formatting tasks and correspondence with the publisher).

Essential requirements:

  • Student in Political Science or an otherwise related discipline
  • Fluency in English
  • Self-directed work style and team-working skills
  • Persistence and reliability

Characteristics of the ideal candidate:
Available from mid-May 2021 until mid-September 2021 (part-time, 25%); ideal starting date 17th May

  • Interest in global governance and international organizations
  • Skills and experience in data documentation (of interviews and reports)
  • Skills and experience in English correspondence

What we offer:
Four months of research assistance in total with flexible work hours

  • Home office, i.e. no physical presence in Lund required

Application details:
Max. one-page motivational letter (Times New Roman, text size 12, single-spaced, one-inch margins) and CV.

Further information:

Type of employment Temporary position 3-6 months
Employment expires 2021-09-19
Contract type Part-time
First day of employment 17 May or by agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 25% or by agreement
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2021/517
  • Fariborz Zelli,
Union representative
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, 046-222 93 64
  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62
Published 17.Feb.2021
Last application date 21.Apr.2021 11:59 PM CET

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