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Student Assistant (m/w/d) (40h/month) (SHK_SCRIPTS_ID10)

The Cluster of Excellence "Contestations of the Liberal Script" (SCRIPTS) is looking for a student assistant (m/f/d) for project management, research, and event organisation in the framework of its Regional Conferences. Deadline: 01 November 2021

News from Oct 11, 2021

About the Cluster of Excellence SCRIPTS

The Cluster of Excellence "Contestations of the Liberal Script" (SCRIPTS) examines the current debates on the model of liberal democracy and market economy from a historical, global and comparative perspective. SCRIPTS is located at Freie Universität Berlin, in cooperation with Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, the Hertie School, the Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB), the German Institute for Economic Research Berlin (DIW), the Leibniz Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA), the Center for East European and International Studies (ZOiS) and the Leibniz Centre for Modern Oriental Studies (ZMO). The Cluster of Excellence also cooperates with international partner institutions around the world and has a broad international network, as well as extensive doctoral and postdoctoral funding.

The cluster's diverse research projects span the various partner institutions and thematic areas that the cluster researches and offer the opportunity to gain insight into the work of a large research network.

The "Regional Conferences"

The "Regional Conferences" project is one of the cluster's many multi-year research projects aimed at networking and content exchange with the cluster's international partners. As part of the position, you will support the research work that takes place in the context of joint (international) events, as well as the publication process.

In addition to the usual pay scale for student assistants at Freie Universität Berlin, we offer a collegial working atmosphere in an international environment where you can anticipate and creatively work on tasks.


  • Support in project work with international partners of the cluster (communication and documentation of exchanges).
  • Support in research projects within the project, e.g. research, translation and documentation of scientific publications
  • Support at events within the project, e.g. organization, documentation and follow-up of author workshops


  • Student of Social, Political or Cultural Sciences
  • Interest in the research field of the Cluster of Excellence SCRIPTS
  • Good MS-Office skills
  • Very good knowledge of German (C1) and excellent knowledge of English (written and spoken)
  • Very good organizational skills
  • Careful way of working


Applications should be sent electronically by e-mail with relevant documents (letter of motivation, curriculum vitae, references and a valid certificate of enrolment) and stating the identifier SHK_SCRIPTS_ID10_2021 in PDF format (preferably as one document) to Dr. Isabel Winnwa: jobs@scripts-berlin.eu. Deadline: 01 November 2021.

For further information, please contact Dr. Isabel Winnwa (jobs@scripts-berlin.eu).

By submitting an online application, you as an applicant give your consent for your data to be electronically processed and stored.

We would like to point out that Freie Universität Berlin cannot guarantee the security of transmitted personal data if your application is sent electronically without protection.

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