Here’s today’s lecture by Michael Collyer “Hostile Environments”
Here’s an exciting opportunity with Prof. Martina Viarengo at the Graduate Institute.
The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies is recruiting
Postdoc in Economics of Migration (80%)
The successful applicant is expected to carry out research and contribute to research projects in the area of international migration, education and labor markets, under the supervision of Professor Martina Viarengo. This position is financed by the nccr – on the move.T
– PhD in Economics or related fields;
– Areas of expertise: economics, applied econometrics, migration;
– Promising publication record;
– Experience with econometric and statistical software (e.g. Stata, R);
– Excellent oral and written command of English (knowledge of French would be an asset).
The position is based at The Graduate Institute, Geneva, with periodical travels to the University of Neuchâtel. The initial appointment will be for a year, with a possibility of extension. Starting date: June 1st 2021 or upon mutual agreement.
Period of contract: June 1st to May 31st 2022. Applications should be submitted online at the Graduate Institute before the 31st of October 2020: https://erecruit.graduateinstitute.ch/recrutement/?page=advertisement_display&id=295.
Interested candidates should submit their application consisting of a CV, cover letter and a research paper. Two academic references should be submitted directly by the referees to Prof. Viarengo by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org before the 31st of October 2020 (title: NCCR – PostDoc Position). For additional information, please contact Prof. Viarengo by e-mail.
Here a few hard facts from the NCCR on the move.
- Job applicants with Black skin colour on their picture and a name from Cameroon have to send 30% more job applications to get invited for a job interview. They are Swiss citizens. Blog.
- Job applicants with a name indicating Kosovan ancestors have to send up to 50% more job applications to get invited for a job interview. They are Swiss citizens. Blog.
- 18% of the Swiss population entitled to vote are of ‘immigrant origin’. In 2015, 13% of the candidates for the National Council had a name suggesting ‘immigrant origin’ — only 6% got elected. Blog.
- If your name suggests Turkish or Kosovan ancestry, you’re 3-5 percentage points less likely to be invited to view an apartment: There are landlords who do not want to meet you. Blog.
Image credit: CC-by-sa Quinn Dombrowski
The nccr – on the move and the HETS School of Social Work of Geneva are seeking applicants for a Postdoctoral Position in Sociology to carry out research and contribute to research projects in the area of post-retirement international mobilities, transnational lifestyles, and care configurations. Applications should be submitted before the 10th of June 2020.
Mixed methods, Stata or similar
Deadline: 10 June (!) 2020
Lorenzo Piccoli of the NCCR on the move has been a guest to the podcast ‘The Borders of Equality’, managed by the University of Leiden. He presented the datasets of the NCCR and discussed some of the work that has been done over the last couple of months.