Scientific Coordinator (80-100%) / FORS

FORS is the Swiss Centre of Expertise in the Social Sciences and an independent foundation. We implement large-scale national and international surveys, offer data and research information services to researchers and academic institutions, and conduct methodological and thematic research. FORS is centrally involved in building two new European Political Science Infrastructures, the Consortium of National Election Studies (CNES) and Monitoring Electoral Democracies (MEDem). These two research infrastructures shall contribute substantially to enable and facilitate comparative democracy research. CNES was established in November 2022 and FORS hosts the CNES secretariate. MEDem’s host institution is at the University of Vienna and FORS aims at hosting a Survey Data Center in this distributed infrastructure. To contribute to the advancement of these new networks, we are looking for a Scientific Coordinator (80-100%).