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ISDC - Inter­na­tio­nal Secu­rity and Deve­lop­ment Cen­ter gGmbH

We are a non-pro­fit aca­de­mic insti­tute based in Ber­lin, Ger­many. We con­duct rese­arch to improve lives and live­li­hoods shaped by vio­lent con­flict, fra­gi­lity and huma­ni­ta­rian emer­gen­cies. We believe in the power of data and evi­dence for under­stan­ding and alle­via­ting suf­fe­ring around the world. While based in Ber­lin’s cen­tral Mitte district, the glo­bal rele­vance of our work leads us to engage in rese­arch pro­jects around the world. We are an inter­na­tio­nal, mul­ti­cul­tu­ral team and our working lan­guage is Eng­lish.

Stu­dent Research Assist­ant / Werkstu­dent*in (f/m/d)


Working field:

The Beha­viour Research Pro­gramme at ISDC is seek­ing a Stu­dent Research Assist­ant (part-time - 10h/week) to sup­port research on human beha­viour and policy inter­ven­tions in fra­gile, con­flict-affected and human­it­arian set­tings.

Respons­ib­il­it­ies will include:
  • Con­duct­ing lit­er­at­ure searches and reviews,
  • Clean­ing, match­ing, and ana­lys­ing quant­it­at­ive data, and
  • Draft­ing pro­ject reports, aca­demic papers, and policy briefs.


  • An excel­lent first degree in eco­nom­ics, data sci­ence, or a related dis­cip­line,
  • Excel­lent skills in stat­ist­ical / eco­no­met­ric ana­lysis in R, Stata, or sim­ilar soft­ware,
  • Excel­lent Eng­lish writ­ing and com­mu­nic­a­tion skills, and
  • Cur­rent enrol­ment as a stu­dent.

The pos­i­tion is ideal for stu­dents pur­su­ing a Mas­ter’s degree in a rel­ev­ant dis­cip­line in the wider Ber­lin region. The primary place of work is expec­ted to be at our office in Ber­lin-Mitte. Yet, work­ing from home will be pos­sible to some degree and at times be neces­sary.

What we offer:

ISDC is a young insti­tute that is grow­ing stead­ily. We are a motiv­ated and inter­na­tional team, thrive on col­lab­or­a­tion and enjoy our work. Our work­ing lan­guage is Eng­lish. We offer a 12-month con­tract, with the pos­sib­il­ity of exten­sion. Remu­ner­a­tion will be in line with that for “Wis­senschaft­liche Hil­f­skräfte” in Ber­lin. Fur­ther inform­a­tion on ISDC can be obtained from

How to apply:

Please send your applic­a­tion includ­ing a cover let­ter, detailed CV and exist­ing let­ters of ref­er­ence as a single PDF-file by email to The dead­line for applic­a­tions is 15 August 2022; yet, applic­a­tions will be con­sidered on an ongo­ing basis and the pos­i­tion may be filled as soon as a suit­able can­did­ate is selec­ted.