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The Department of Peace and Conflict Research was established in 1971 to conduct peace research and offer courses in peace and conflict studies. Currently approx. 85 persons are employed at the Department and approximately 1000 students are enrolled every academic year. Courses offered include undergraduate and post-graduate courses, as well as a Ph. D. programme. For more information, visit www. pcr.uu.se
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The Department is now looking for a full-time research assistant for a one- year assignment working with Professor Ashok Swain.
Duties The research assistant will contribute to the general task to collect and analysis information on conflicts, water, climate change, and humanitarian crises. Tasks include collecting and compiling literature and to write a review on the basis of the literature collected. The research assistant will also do some editorial assistance to the Journal of Environment and Security.
Requirements Master's degree in social sciences or interdisciplinary studies. Previous experience from working as a research assistant. Very good English both in writing and speaking.
Additional qualifications Master's thesis on topics related to water, climate change, and human security.
About the employment The employment is a temporary position, 12 months. Scope of employment 100%. Starting date; 2 January 2023, or as agreed. Placement: Uppsala.
For further information about the position, please contact: Ashok Swain, [email protected]
Please submit your application by 28 November 2022. UFV-PA 2022/4223
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Placement: Department of Peace and Conflict Research
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Individual salary
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100
County: Uppsala län
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2022/4223
Last application date: 2022-11-28