Postdoctoral Researcher (4 years, 70% FTE)

Short description of vacancy: The start date will be 1 September 2018 (or as agreed upon). The successful applicant is expected to contribute to a research project on overcoming inequalities and ethnic discrimination in the labor market under the supervision of Dr. Didier Ruedin and Prof. Wassilis Kassis.

Requirements: You have completed a doctorate in one of the social sciences (preferably sociology, political sciences, social psychology, or economics), which you defended no later than four years ago (date of viva voce). Excellent knowledge of quantitative methods is required (e.g. R, Stata, Mplus), with an openness to engage with and support qualitative research in the team. Experience in experimental methods and a keen interest in discrimination, immigration and refugees are an asset. Excellent written and oral command of English is required; knowledge of Greek, German, or French is an asset. Interest in interdisciplinary collaborations with PostDocs and other nccr – on the move collaborators in the framework of different NCCR events. Regular attendance of events at the University of Neuchâtel, or elsewhere in Switzerland, is expected.

Benefits: The salary is in accordance with the regulations of the Swiss National Science Foundation. The nccr – on the move offers attractive working conditions, including support measures for researchers with childcare duties.

Employer: The position is based at the University of Neuchâtel. The University of Neuchâtel is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Qualified women and candidates with a migration history are encouraged to apply.

Submitting application: Applications (letter of intent, CV, names of two referees, a writing sample) should be submitted before 1 June 2018 to (also for queries)

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Last updated: 31 March 2018