Vacancy postdoctoral researcher ‘Theme Migration and/or integration of refugees’ (80% - 100%)

08 March 2016

The Centre for Migration and Intercultural Studies (CeMIS) of Antwerp University is looking for a postdoctoral researcher (80% - 100%) with research experience in the following themes: migration, integration, and refugees. The postdoctoral researcher will be expected to design and carry out a research proposal that focuses on ‘migration and/or integration of refugees’. He/she will have experience with preferably both quantitative and qualitative research. Especially candidates with a strong profile who can apply for an ERC Starting Grant are encouraged to apply.

Within the Centre for Migration and Intercultural Studies (CeMIS) you will be expected to take initiative to publish in academic journals, to assist with the preparation and submission of research proposals, to supervise junior researchers, and to offer support in the organisation of conferences, seminars and other events organised by CeMIS. This supervision will mainly take place within the framework of RESL.eu project, which focuses on researching early school leaving in a European context. 

 

 

As an interdisciplinary research centre, CeMIS (www.uantwerpen.be/cemis) offers an inspiring and creative environment that pays attention to social relevant issues. You will be part of a dynamic team that is constantly looking for new research themes and possibilities. Researchers are encouraged to propose ideas and/or respond to new opportunities that allow looking for new funding possibilities.

 

 

Tasks:

 

  • design and carry out a research proposal that deals with migration and/or integration, with specific attention to the refugee issue
  • conduct in-depth data analysis and critically assess the literature
  • publish academic articles
  • take on coordinating tasks within CeMIS
  • provide support within the RESL.eu project on early school leaving
  • write research proposals; preferably an ERC Grant

 

 You have:

  • a PhD in social, political or (socio) economical sciences, or psychology
  • extensive knowledge of and experience with analysing qualitative data in NVIVO
  • extensive knowledge of and experience with analysing quantitative and statistical databases in SPSS
  • good academic and coordinating skills
  • work experience and interest in migration and integration research
  • an interest in following training courses and in presenting your research findings at international conferences
  • good writing skills
  • a suitable profile to apply for an ERC Grant  

 

 

You are:

  • ­flexible
  • someone with academic career aspirations, with a passion for your work
  • capable to work independently
  • capable to write and present in English
  • a team player
  • someone who takes initiative

 

We offer:

 

A position as a postdoctoral researcher (80% - 100%) until 31 January 2018, preferably to start immediately.

 

 

Interested?

 

Send your application (cover letter, CV and a research proposal of max. 1 page) electronically in Word (a pdf-version will not be accepted) toThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by the 6th of April 2016 at the latest.

 

 

For questions about this vacancy and/or the research project you can contact: Christiane Timmerman: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and Lore Van Praag: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Vacancy postdoctoral researcher ‘Theme Migration and/or integration of refugees’ (80% - 100%)

 

The Centre for Migration and Intercultural Studies (CeMIS) of Antwerp University is looking for a postdoctoral researcher (80% - 100%) with research experience in the following themes: migration, integration, and refugees. The postdoctoral researcher will be expected to design and carry out a research proposal that focuses on ‘migration and/or integration of refugees’. He/she will have experience with preferably both quantitative and qualitative research. Especially candidates with a strong profile who can apply for an ERC Starting Grant are encouraged to apply.

 

Within the Centre for Migration and Intercultural Studies (CeMIS) you will be expected to take initiative to publish in academic journals, to assist with the preparation and submission of research proposals, to supervise junior researchers, and to offer support in the organisation of conferences, seminars and other events organised by CeMIS. This supervision will mainly take place within the framework of RESL.eu project, which focuses on researching early school leaving in a European context. 

 

As an interdisciplinary research centre, CeMIS (www.uantwerpen.be/cemis) offers an inspiring and creative environment that pays attention to social relevant issues. You will be part of a dynamic team that is constantly looking for new research themes and possibilities. Researchers are encouraged to propose ideas and/or respond to new opportunities that allow looking for new funding possibilities.

 

Tasks:

·         design and carry out a research proposal that deals with migration and/or integration, with specific attention to the refugee issue

·         conduct in-depth data analysis and critically assess the literature

·         publish academic articles

·         take on coordinating tasks within CeMIS

·         provide support within the RESL.eu project on early school leaving

·         write research proposals; preferably an ERC Grant

 

You have:

*       a PhD in social, political or (socio) economical sciences, or psychology

*       extensive knowledge of and experience with analysing qualitative data in NVIVO

*       extensive knowledge of and experience with analysing quantitative and statistical databases in SPSS

*       good academic and coordinating skills

*       work experience and interest in migration and integration research

*       an interest in following training courses and in presenting your research findings at international conferences

*       good writing skills

*       a suitable profile to apply for an ERC Grant  

 

You are:

*       ­flexible

*       someone with academic career aspirations, with a passion for your work

*       capable to work independently

*       capable to write and present in English

*       a team player

*       someone who takes initiative

 

We offer:

A position as a postdoctoral researcher (80% - 100%) until 31 January 2018, preferably to start immediately.

 

Interested?

Send your application (cover letter, CV and a research proposal of max. 1 page) electronically in Word (a pdf-version will not be accepted) toThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by the 6th of April 2016 at the latest.

 

For questions about this vacancy and/or the research project you can contact: Christiane Timmerman: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and Lore Van Praag: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

 

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