The Generations and Gender Programme (GGP) is a leading international social survey infrastructure that is currently undergoing significant developments and expansion. The GGP was established in 2001 and has since fielded a longitudinal survey on demographic change and family formation in more than twenty countries across the developed world. The data has resulted in more than 1,800 publications and is used by over 4,000 users in 43 countries. To build on this success the GGP will be consolidating its activities over the next few years, including the planning of a new round of data collection in 2020 and an application to the ESFRI 2020 Roadmap.
In this context, the GGP is recruiting a development officer who will be providing support to further establish the GGP as a leading European and international research infrastructure in the social sciences, including providing support in its ESFRI application. This position does not involve carrying out research but requires an understanding of the scientific and social impact of social science research, and of the social sciences research infrastructure landscape.
- Master or PhD in social sciences
- Excellent teamwork and writing skills and ability to communicate technical issues to non-technical audiences
- Excellent social and management skills
- Proficiency in English
- Prior research support experience or interest in developing such a career
- Experience working in a cross-national research project or research infrastructure
- Knowledge of the GGP, SHARE or ESS
- Grant application and fundraising experience
This position will start as soon as possible (negotiable). The appointment will be for a period of 12 months. Note that this position is currently ranked as scale 10 in the Dutch university job classification system.
According to “CAO-Nederlandse Universiteiten” (CAO-NU), salary scale 10 excluding 8% holiday allowance and an 8,3% year-end bonus. Applicants should have the right to work in the Netherlands for the duration of the contract.
Place of work
Lange Houtstraat 19, The Hague, the Netherlands
For additional information you may contact the GGP Director: Professor Anne H. Gauthier (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The deadline for submitting your application is 31 May 2018.
The interviews will take place at NIDI in mid-June. Note that a psychological assessment may be part of the selection procedure.
For more information on NIDI, please visit our website at www.nidi.knaw.nl. For more information on the GGP, see: https://www.ggp-i.org .
Candidates for this position will be recruited both internally and externally simultaneously, with preferred candidates of the Academy having priority during the selection.
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