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The Department of Environmental Social Sciences (ESS) at Eawag hosts an interdisciplinary team of about 30 researchers. Highly motivated students are encouraged to apply for the position as a
Student Scientific Assistant
to support research that develops the practices of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis for environmental decision-making and urban water management. The assistant work includes data analysis in Excel and R, researching and compiling material from reports, and assisting case studies including face-to-face interviews with stakeholders and experts.
We are looking for candidates who are highly motivated, diligent, precise, and cooperative. The candidate needs to be fluent in English, should know the basics of research work, should have good experience in the use of Excel, and advanced programming skills in R. The candidate should preferably have a Bachelor degree with a background in the natural or engineering sciences, or quantitative social sciences. Knowledge of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis would be an asset.
If you are excited about working on this timely and challenging research topic within an international team and with the excellent research facilities that Eawag has to offer, then we are looking forward to hearing from you. The working period is 4 months with the possibility to prolong the contract, and 1 to 2 full working days per week. Working days on an hourly basis can be adapted to study rhythm. The starting date can be between 1 and 15 September 2016.