Research Associate (m/f/div) - Leviathan Project

The Hertie School of Governance is an international teaching and research center of excellence that prepares students for leadership positions in government, business, and civil society. An internationally recruited faculty, interdisciplinary in outlook, research, and teaching, offers analytically challenging and practice-oriented courses on governance, policy analysis, management, and leadership. As a professional school, Hertie School faculty has a strong commitment to high-quality teaching. Our goal is to help students grow intellectually in a professional, research-intensive environment, characterized by public debate and engagement.

The Hertie School of Governance is seeking a part-time

Research Associate (m/f/div)

(10-15 hours/week)

The contract duration is 6 months with an earliest start date as of 01.09.2018.

Your tasks:


Your profile:

  • Master’s degree in political science, economics, public policy/public administration, sociology or governance-related field
  • Experience and knowledge of EU law and/or governance
  • In-depth knowledge of the system of EU economic governance is an advantage
  • Fluency in written and spoken English


We offer:

A stimulating international and diverse environment in multiple areas of social science, high-quality teaching and public policy. The Hertie School is a vibrant academic community that emphasizes excellence in research and teaching as well as an interdisciplinary perspective. Our school has been certified as a family friendly work environment in higher education and an equal opportunity employer ( for further information).



Please send your complete application including a CV and cover letter. The deadline for full consideration is 30 June 2018. Strict confidentiality is assured. For informal enquiries please contact Prof. Mark Dawson, PhD, at

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