Taiwan Researcher – REMOTE

Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project

In regards to the Group

The Armed Battle Location & Occasion Knowledge Undertaking (ACLED) is a disaggregated knowledge assortment, evaluation, and disaster mapping undertaking. The ACLED crew conducts evaluation to explain, discover, and take a look at battle eventualities, and makes each knowledge and evaluation open free of charge use by the general public. ACLED materials is usually used to tell journalism, tutorial analysis, and public discourse on battle, and to help the work of practitioners and policymakers. ACLED is the very best high quality and most generally used real-time knowledge and evaluation supply on political violence and protest world wide.

The position

ACLED is recruiting a Taiwan Researcher to help within the assortment, evaluation and administration of political violence and protest knowledge throughout the East Asia Pacific area. Researchers have to be accessible for 20 to 25 hours per week. This place is absolutely distant and might be achieved from any location with dependable web service. That is an entry stage contractor place.

Assortment of knowledge is carried out by reviewing information, worldwide group, NGO and safety reviews on an inventory of assigned international locations, and recording the incidents of political violence into an Excel template. Researchers will deal with coding occasions to offer holistic protection of present political violence, starting from protests to battles.

Evaluation and administration of knowledge includes making certain the standard, consistency and reliability of the info produced. The position offers crew members with expertise conducting detail-oriented duties, and producing and managing quantitative knowledge.

Particular roles and accountability

Candidates who’re chosen will bear in depth ACLED coaching. The coaching consists of a number of workout routines. Candidates’ workout routines can be scrutinized and solely those that are performing on the required stage can be retained as Researchers.

For these chosen, the preliminary consultancy interval can be from October 2023 to June 2024. After this, continuation could also be doable, pending efficiency and availability of funding.

Please be aware that this place includes working with conflict-related media and studying about violent occasions.


Remuneration is 20 USD per hour.

Abilities and competencies

ACLED is in search of candidates who’ve the next abilities and expertise:

  • College diploma in battle research, peacebuilding, worldwide improvement, or associated discipline;
  • Familiarity with Excel (important);
  • Fluency in English (important);
  • Fluency in Chinese language (important);
  • Analysis focus or skilled expertise in analyzing political and social actions in Taiwan is a powerful benefit;
  • Familiarity with key actors within the political and social scene in Taiwan is a powerful benefit;
  • Expertise conducting desk-based analysis;
  • Expertise working to deadlines with restricted supervision;
  • A excessive stage of consideration to element and talent to obtain and incorporate suggestions;
  • Abilities to provide quantitative and qualitative analytical items and visualization of knowledge (most popular);
  • Entry to a pc, a dependable web connection, e-mail, and the Microsoft Workplace Suite.

Methods to apply

To use, please submit a CV and canopy letter detailing {qualifications}, expertise and language proficiency to our career portal as quickly as doable. We are going to solely evaluation purposes obtained via our profession portal, so please be sure that to make use of the appliance kind on the portal. Shortlisted candidates can be requested to finish a two-hour train as a part of the analysis of their coding aptitude.

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