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Vil du undersøke journalistikk og politikk i den arabiske verden?

Publisert: 29. nov. 2017

Vi søker en forskningassistent til en toårig 50 %-stilling.

The Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) is a leading research and information community for international political and economic affairs and for affairs of particular interest to Norwegian foreign policy. NUPI also has a responsibility to inform the general public of international affairs. The institute is a public administrative body subordinate to the Ministry of Education and Research, and numbers some 60 employees. Our offices are located in Oslo city centre.

NUPI is seeking a research assistant in a temporary position for a project on the role of media in Tunisia and Lebanon. You will gather, systematize and analyze primary sources from newspapers, television and radio in the two countries. In addition, you will assist in the organization and logistics of meetings and events.
Read more about the project here.


Applicants must be fluent in Arabic and proficient in either English, French or Norwegian. You must have completed higher education (a BA degree or above). Journalistic experience from the Arab world may substitute for higher education.

Applicants should have a well-developed capacity for independent and systematic work.

Start: January 2018
This is a 50% position for two years (January 2018 – December 2019).

Compensation: Research Assistant will be eligible for salary from 176 450 – 208 300 NOK per year before tax (50% of 352 900 – 416 600).


The application should include:
    A CV (Complete list of education, positions and other relevant activity)
    Copies of university transcripts and letters of recommendation (if any)
    1-2 writing samples (articles, thesis chapter, OP-ed) in English, French or Norwegian

Please submit your application electronically. Click on the button marked “APPLY FOR THIS JOB” on this page to begin the application process.
Deadline: 19 December 2017

NUPI is an equal opportunity employer that values staff diversity. Women and persons with minority background are particularly encouraged to apply. Necessary modifications of the physical work place can be made for persons with disabilities.