Job Offer for Student Assistants

40, or 20 hours a month (10,23 Euro per hour, currently)


Empirical educational research is an interdisciplinary field that deals with the prerequisites, processes and outcomes of education throughout the life span. The working unit Empirical Educational Research (Prof. Dr. Karin Zimmer) currently teaches the fundamentals of empirical research methods. The research focuses on the use of scientific evidence in politics, administration and practice as well as the scientifically founded development and testing of educational activities.


We are currently looking for students from the 3rd semester onward for our work team. We can offer up to four student assistantships.


Your task:

Support the on-going work of the unit in teaching and research. Tasks may include supporting:

·      Preparation of information, presentations and publications

·      Literature research, administration and documentation

·      Contribution to courses and supervision of examinations

·      Organization and administration related to the unit’s research work


Your qualifications:

·      Interest in and commitment to your work

·      Team-mindedness, precise and reliable mode of working

·      Socially competent communication (oral and written)

·      Good German skills are an advantage (but not required)


We offer:

·      Varied activities

·      Insight into the teaching and research work of the work unit

·      A good working atmosphere

·      Opportunity for acting independently, while being part of our team



Please send your application (motivation letter, CV, school leaving certificate, current Leistungsnachweis of Universität Vechta) to karin.zimmer[at]uni-vechta[dot]de.

For further questions do not hesitate to contact me.

Last revision: 2020-05-18 · Print page


Neuer Markt 16

Room: Y 131a


Tel.: +49 4441 15 490

E-Mail: karin.zimmer[at]uni-vechta[dot]de


Office hours according to personal agreement