Research Assistant – Restoration Social Sciences project



A collaborative research project between ETH Zurich and Cambridge University is looking for a research assistant to assist with interviews in Campeche, Mexico, from January – February 2023.

The study aims to assess the well-being effects of global restoration targets and the equity implications of these. You will work in close collaboration with lead scientist Sara Löfqvist

Your tasks will include:

  • Participating in interviews with local farmers, community members, and restoration implementers
  • Assist in the coding of data using the software NVivo 

What we offer:

  • Work on an exciting research project in collaboration with world leading research institutions
  • Learning opportunities in interview techniques and coding of qualitative data 

Required skills and experience

  • Full proficiency in Spanish 
  • Strong skills in English
  • BSc degree in ecology, anthropology, development studies, or other relevant field (higher degree beneficial) 
  • Experience in interviewing or interest and willingness to learn about interview-based data collection     
  • Driving license 

Conditions & Compensation

We offer 1-2 months full-time work in January – February 2023. 

You will be based in Constitución, Campeche

How to Apply

Please email your application documents (CV, cover letter, references) to sara.loefqvist@usys.ethz.ch