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
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org).