Call for Applications: Student Assistant Job (30hrs/month) at BIGSSS › view all


The Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS) is looking to fill a position for a student assistant for the upcoming winter semester 2018-19 (start: Nov 1, 2018). The 30 monthly working hours can be conducted flexibly upon agreement. The remuneration is 8.84 € per hour (from Jan 1, 2019: 9.19 €).


  • Support in the area of research and teaching: e.g. database- and literature research
  • Assistance with statistical evaluations as well as the production of tables and graphics, if necessary
  • Support with BIGSSS events

Required qualifications:

  • Very good knowledge of English
  • Students with at least two semesters of study experience (also MA
    students) in sociology, political science or psychology
  • Good knowledge of methods of empirical social research, basic statistical knowledge and verifiable skills in dealing with a statistical
    software package (e.g. Stata, SPSS)
  • Good knowledge in dealing with Microsoft Office applications (in particular MS Word/Excel/Powerpoint)
  • Good knowledge of literature research
  • Independent, reliable, structured, and anticipatory way of working


If you are interested, please send your application (motivation, experience, CV) to Mandy Boehnke at by 15 October 2018.


Download Student Assistant Call for Applications (in German).