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.
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.
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.
A colleague is offering this excellent PhD opportunity at Nijmegen:
The project is on ‘The sources and consequences of beliefs about ethnic inequalities and discrimination in the labor market’. The PhD candidate will join the Department of Sociology at Radboud University Nijmegen and the ICS graduate school.
They are looking for excellent candidates who graduated or will graduate soon in Sociology, Economics, Psychology, Public Administration, Management or related disciplines. Those with strong interests in ethnic labor market inequalities, discrimination, workplace diversity or inclusion policies as well as a strong background in quantitative research methods and interest in collecting data using survey experimental approaches are particularly encouraged to apply.
Work as part of its project entitled ‘Migration, Mobility and the Democratic Welfare State’ to examine, in a historical and comparative perspective, how European welfare states have adapted to the twin challenges of international migration and mobility, from the redistributive ‘Golden Age’ in the 1970s to the present.
You will produce high quality original research and collaborate with other senior and PhD researchers already involved in the project. You may be given the opportunity to teach.
Suitable candidates should hold a PhD in History. Applications from persons with a PhD in Sociology,Political Science, or Political Theory and with an interest in historical analysis will also be considered.
Priority will be given to applicants with a proven track record of research experience in one or several of the following sub-fields: Migration; Social Policy; Comparative Politics; Welfare.
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