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Alex­an­der von Hum­boldt Insti­tut für Inter­net und Gesell­schaft

Das Alex­an­der von Hum­boldt Insti­tut für Inter­net und Gesell­schaft (HIIG) erforscht die dyna­mi­sche Bezie­hung zwi­schen Inter­net und Gesell­schaft. Eine zuneh­mende Bedeu­tung gewinnt die Her­aus­bil­dung digi­ta­ler Infra­struk­tu­ren und ihre Ver­flech­tung mit ver­schie­de­nen Berei­chen des täg­li­chen Lebens. Ziel ist es, ein tie­fe­res Ver­ständ­nis des Zusam­men­spiels zwi­schen sozio-kul­tu­rel­len, recht­li­chen, öko­no­mi­schen und tech­ni­schen Nor­men im Digi­ta­li­sie­rungs­pro­zess zu erlan­gen.

Stu­dent assi­stant (m/f/d): Digi­tal Methods

Work­ing field:

  • Design and exe­cute auto­ma­ted data collec­tion, using the APIs of social media plat­forms
  • Doing quan­ti­ta­tive ana­ly­sis of data extrac­ted from social media plat­forms
  • (Co)wri­ting rese­arch reports and lite­ra­ture reviews
  • Sup­por­ting the plan­ning of events (e.g. work­shops) and repor­ting


  • Enrol­led in a hig­her edu­ca­tion insti­tu­tion, pre­fer­a­bly in social sci­en­ces, data sci­ence or com­pu­ter sci­ence
  • Have expe­ri­ence in collec­ting and ana­ly­sing data from social media plat­forms through digi­tal methods, inclu­ding lan­guages and tools such as Python, R, Tablea.
  • Flu­ent in Eng­lish and, ide­ally, Ger­man
  • Ide­ally, have expe­ri­ence in wri­ting aca­de­mic texts
  • Enjoy working in an inter­di­sci­pli­nary rese­arch team and have the abi­lity to com­mu­ni­cate across disci­pli­nes
  • Pos­sess an inde­pen­dent and reli­able workstyle, in addi­tion to a curious mind­set

What we of­fer:

  • The oppor­tu­nity to hone your metho­do­lo­gi­cal and wri­ting skills
  • The expe­ri­ence of con­duc­ting a variety of rese­arch-rela­ted tasks
  • A highly moti­va­ted team that works very clo­sely tog­e­ther and com­mit­ted col­leagues from various disci­pli­nes in a for­ward-loo­king insti­tute in the heart of Ber­lin
  • The chance of making many new con­tacts wit­hin the HIIG net­work
  • The remu­ne­ra­tion is based on the Ber­lin collec­tive agree­ment for stu­dent employees (12,50€/hour)

How to ap­ply:

Please sub­mit your app­li­ca­tion with a short cover let­ter, CV, rele­vant cer­ti­fi­ca­tes and, if avail­able, infor­ma­tion about rela­ted pre­vious pro­jects or work sam­ples (port­fo­lio, links) via our online form (in Ger­man or Eng­lish). The review of app­li­ca­ti­ons will start on 26 Octo­ber 2020, but the call for app­li­ca­ti­ons will remain open until a sui­ta­ble app­li­cant has been found. The care­ful scree­ning and selec­tion of our new team mem­bers is very important to us and we ask for your under­stan­ding as we will con­duct several selec­tion inter­views during the pro­cess. If you have any ques­ti­ons about this posi­tion, please con­tact Dr. Chris­tian Kat­zen­bach (