Uppsala University, Department of Peace and Conflict Research

The Department of Peace and Conflict Research was established in 1971 to conduct peace research and offer courses in peace and conflict studies. Currently approx. 90 persons are employed at the Department and at present some 1000 students are enrolled every academic year. Courses offered include undergraduate and post-graduate courses, as well as a Ph. D. programme. For more information, visit www.pcr.uu.se.

Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCDP) at Uppsala University is the world's leading provider of data on organized violence, and the program is a unique source of information about conflicts worldwide and has been at the Department since the 1980s.

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Duties for a teaching assistant, can include teaching, administration or participation in research or artistic research. The Duties within UCDP, will focus on collecting and coding information on organized violence into UCDP:s online coding interface, as well as on updating and writing new texts in the programs encyclopedia. 

For employment as a teaching assistant, it is a requirement that you are admitted as a student at undergraduate or advanced level.

For this position, you will also need the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in peace and conflict studies
  • Very good knowledge of UCDP and its definitions
  • Documented experience of working with conflict data (coding/data management)
  • Proficiency in English (verbally and in writing)
  • Documented ability to work independently
  • Good cooperation skills.

Additional qualifications
Earlier experience of collecting conflict data relating to the conflicts in Pakistan.

About the employment
The employment is a temporary position according to the Higher Education Ordinance chapter 5 § 12. Scope of employment 20 %. Starting date: 2 September 2024, or as agreed. Placement: Uppsala.

For further information about the position, please contact: Lotta Themnér, lotta.themner@pcr.uu.se.

Please submit your application by 9 August 2024, UFV-PA 2024/1908.

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Type of employment Temporary position
Employment expires 2024-12-31
Contract type Part-time
First day of employment 2024-09-02
Salary Individual salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 20
City Uppsala
County Uppsala län
Country Sweden
Reference number UFV-PA 2024/1908
Union representative
  • ST/TCO, tco@fackorg.uu.se
  • Seko Universitetsklubben, seko@uadm.uu.se
  • Saco-rådet, saco@uadm.uu.se
Published 27.May.2024
Last application date 09.Aug.2024 11:59 PM CEST
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