The CRC 1342 is looking for a student assistant to work in the project A04 "Global developments in health systems and in the long-term care as a new social risk"

Student assistant (10 hours/week)

The contract is expected to start 01.07.2019, for a period of six months (an extension is welcomed).

The aim of the project A04 is to trace globally the development of different types of health and long-term care systems and to explain the similarities and differences between systems in different countries.


  • Assist with data collection and processing (quantitative and qualitative)
  • Literature research
  • Assistance in organising and conducting international workshops and team meetings



  • Basic knowledge in qualitative and quantitative methods and data collection
  • Background in social sciences with good results (BA or MA)
  • Very good knowledge of English



  • Knowledge of languages (especially French or Arabic)
  • Knowledge of EndNote
  • Interest in theoretical and empirical questions in at least one of the following areas: comparative welfare state research, international relations, international organisations and countries of the Global South


We offer:

  • Insights into one of the major research projects on comparative social policy study in Germany
  • Collaboration in a friendly, interdisciplinary, and multicultural team
  • Possibility to attend conferences and talks of the CRC and SOCIUM
  • Compensation according to the usual rates for student assistants at the University of Bremen
  • To write a MA or BA thesis related to the project, and to be supervised by the project team members


Please send your application with a short CV (in English), a short letter of motivation (in English) as well as a current transcript of records as a PDF document to Gabriela de Carvalho until June 05, 2019, e-mail: In case of questions on the job offer, please also contact Ms. De Carvalho.