As part of our four year research project on the development rights of children who are living in unrecognized states (see www.childrensrightsresearch.com), we are looking for a  student assistant to assist management with organisational and practical tasks. The position requires 8hrs of work per week, for a period of 8 months.
Start date: 1 November 2023.

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants need to be Maastricht University students!

What will you do?
As a student assistant, you will assist management of the Children's Rights Research by executing several tasks. While specific tasks may differ per week on an as-needed basis, here are the two main tasks:

  • Collecting and editing contributions to the website (blogs, vlogs, newsletter)
  • Managing the call for funding for the Children's Rights Research Fund (see this webpage: similar calls are published every 6 monts)

Requirements
We are looking for a candidate with the following qualifications:

  • Affinity with children's rights
  • Excellent level of English
  • Experienced in writing popular scientific / accessible text
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Is a student at Maastricht University
  • Is able to combine a 8-hour work week with their studies
  • The candidate is either a EU citizen, or has a EU residence permit + work permit.

Conditions of employment
You will be employed for 0.2 fte (8 hours per week) by Maastricht University, gross monthly salary between € 2.402,-  and € 2.611,- for a full time position, depending on year of study and in conformity with CAO NU.

How to apply
To apply, please send your CV, a short motivation (max 1 A4), and an example of a popular scientific text written by you (e.g. a blog) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The deadline for applications is 23 October 2023. Selected candidates will be invited to do an interview in the week of 23 October 2023.


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