Student Assistant for Disaster Management Research Project – literature research

TU Delft
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We are seeking a dedicated and motivated student assistant to join our research team and contribute to the development of a framework for planning long term recovery strategies that prioritize urban justice and take into account future compounded risks. The project is focused on analyzing the existing disaster management frameworks in Turkey, identifying their limitations, and proposing strategies for integrating the mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery phases in a more holistic manner.

• Conduct literature review and analysis of disaster management frameworks
• Develop a report on international and local disaster management framework
• Finding materials relevant to the subject being explored
• Report on your progress upon agreed frequency
• Organize and assist with workshops and research group activities, tasks include setting up the workshop environment, scheduling and taking minutes of the meeting.
• Contribute to the development of research publications and presentations

Target group:
• Currently enrolled in a Master's degree program
• Strong research and analytical skills
• Knowledge of disaster management frameworks and policies
• Excellent organizational and communication skills (both written and verbally)
• Proficiency in English (Turkish language is a plus)
• Motivational person who likes reading and learning new research ideas especially on disaster management, urban resilience, spatial data analysis, long term spatial planning, urban justice
• Experience in literature review techniques (i.e., forward/backward snowballing)
• Experience with literature review/scientific database search, Atlas.ti, Scopus, WebofScience

Period of time: We are looking for team members that are available for 5 to 8 hours per week on average. You will be working online. The position is temporary, starting as soon as possible. This position is restricted to total of 60 hours (minimum) or 90 hours (maximum) hours within 3 months.

Contact person: To apply, please email your CV to and include a brief summary of your relevant experience, skills, availability, and expected compensation.