Seeking full-time research assistant (TiGRE)

We are seeking someone to assist on an exciting Horizon 2020 project for a period of 1 year (starting October/November 2021).   

ARENA Centre for European Studies is a leading, multidisciplinary research center at the University of Oslo. The Centre is a part of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Oslo.

You would assist on the TiGRE project. This EU-funded project investigates trust and distrust in European regulatory governance. Norway is one of the nine countries participating in the project. You can learn more about the TiGRE project on the website:

You would mainly assist with conducting and transcribing interviews, data analysis, report writing, and publications. You would also be responsible for tasks related to the daily running of the project.

Desired qualifications and skills

  • A master’s degree in a relevant field (political science, sociology, etc.)
  • Fluency in Norwegian and English
  • Experience with qualitative research
  • Excellent communication skills
  • An eye for detail

It is a benefit if you are interested in the EU or the topic of trust in government and have experience with quantitative research and project management.

We contribute

  • Participation in an exciting Horizon 2020 project
  • Flexible working hours
  • A stimulating working environment
  • A gross salary of 468 300 per annum (position code SKO 1020)


Please send the following documents to Anne Gaspers (

  • CV
  • Transcript(s)
  • Cover letter

If you have any questions about the position or the application, do not hesitate to contact Anne Gaspers by email: or by phone: 465 58 581.

Application deadline: September 29, 2021

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.  Interviews will be held with relevant candidates.

Pursuant to section §25.2 of the Public Access to Information Action (offentlighetsloven), information about the applicant may be published.

Published Sep. 8, 2021 2:02 PM - Last modified Sep. 8, 2021 2:20 PM