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Postdoctoral position in the analysis of the life course at University of Lausanne, Switzerland 2022

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Postdoctoral position in the analysis of the life course is available for doctoral degree candidates in sociology, demography, social psychology or another relevant social science discipline at University of Lausanne, Switzerland 2022

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General Info

Position: Postdoc
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: , ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: Subject to Norms
Salary: According to standard norms

Workplace:
Institute of Social Sciences (ISS)

University of Lausanne (UNIL), Switzerland

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Qualification Details

The ideal candidate holds the following credentials:

  • a PhD in sociology, demography, social psychology or another relevant social science discipline
  • an interest for interdisciplinary research on the life course
  • strong statistical expertise and experience in the analysis of large-scale datasets
  • good skills in Stata and/or R
  • an interest for teaching
  • strong writing skills
  • working knowledge of French (for teaching) and English (for research)
  • a good research and publication record relative to the career stage

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • 50% of working time: personal research within life course sociology
  • 50% of working time: support of teaching and research activities within the LIVES-UNIL Center

Tasks related to the administration of the Institute or Faculty may be added in the future.

See job description here (in French)

 

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: 19629

Application Procedure

Applications must include:

  • a cover letter (1 page)
  • a CV including a list of publications
  • a copy of the PhD degree and grades of Master programme
  • the contact details of two references familiar with the applicant’s academic work (no letters)
  • two academic writing samples (articles or manuscripts)

About the Employer:

Note or Other details

Starting date: 01.09.2022
Duration of contract: 1 year, renewable for 1 x 2 years, with a maximum duration of 3 years
Employment rate: 100%Workplace: University of Lausanne, Géopolis
Working languages: French (teaching) and English (research)Annual Salary: 80’000 CHF (first year) with an annual increase

offers you

A dynamic research centre with colleagues from many countries and the opportunity to take part in international conferences and further education. Continuous support and exchanges with the other members of the project.

We offer a nice working place in a multicultural, diverse and dynamic academic environment. Opportunities for professional training, a lot of activities and other benefits to discover.

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Contact details

For further information, please or contact Prof. Daniel Oesch ([email protected]) or consult the Centre LIVES website.

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