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Digital Society Initiative

Open Position: Student Assistant (20-25%) for Digital Monitor project

The Department of Political Science at the University of Zurich is inviting applications for a Student Assistant as a support of the Digital Monitor project starting on May 1, 2023. The position is limited to six months.

In collaboration with smartvote the project aims to capture the positions of candidates in the 2023 Swiss national elections with regard to digital policy.

The position supports all aspects of the Digital Monitor project at the University of Zurich and the Digital Society Initiative. This includes coordination and communication with different stakeholders but also supporting all aspects of the survey administered through smartvote. This is an inter-disciplinary, cross-institutional project involving colleagues in Bern and Geneva. The position is particularly suitable for third-year BA or first-year MA students with experience in surveys and survey questionnaire design and analysis.

This position is funded by the Digital Society Initiative of the University of Zurich and jointly advertised by Prof. Karsten Donnay and Prof. Lucas Leemann.

Review of applications will begin on April 7, 2023. All information about the position and the application process can be found in the job advertisement. Alle Informationen zur Stelle und zum Bewerbungsverfahren sind in der Ausschreibung zu finden.  Please direct any questions you might have to Prof. Karsten Donnay.