Job Offer: Junior Researcher

Job Offer: Junior Researcher



Job description:

The candidate will assist the Project "Big Data to Study Polarization and Political Trust" in the manual/automated collection of archive outlet contents (editorial contents) mainly of selected outlets within the research. It will assist in the collection of Twitter accounts, fieldwork and report analysis, and memo/article writing.
The candidate will join a leading team from Pompeu Fabra University and Salamanca University.
The job will start on the 1st of June 2021 and end on the 30 of November 2021.
It is a part-time job, from 9:00 to 14:00 hours oriented to objectives and research planning.
The candidate will work with a PhD. supervisor and will receive task training for the specific tasks assigned.

The monthly gross salary is 900€


Project and Institution that finance the contract:
RECSM, Universidad Pompeu Fabra


Information on the minimum requirements:

A Master in Communication or Social Sciences and/or a PhD. in Communication, Social Sciences, Journalism will also be a plus.
Computer and Internet connection with camera and microphone at his/her home/working place is also a requirement.
Medium Competence in the English Language, Reading and writing.
Spanish Language competence is a requirement.
Office Software tools, Word and Excel
Statistical Software Knowledge (Qualitative and Quantitative) would be a plus, Stata, SPSS, Atlas-ti, and or Big Data Software analysis.


Information on the application process:
To apply for this position send by email to Dr. Mariano Torcal ([email protected]) and Dr. Carlos Arcila ([email protected]) with reference to “Junior Researcher offer” in the subject of the email:

  1. A letter of motivation (max 2 pages) explaining how the candidate fulfills each of the qualifications mentioned in the job description and why they are interested in this position.
  2. A copy of the CV.


Deadline to submit applications:
12th May 2021