Luxembourg Institute of Socio-economic Research is recruiting Post-doctoral Researcher (f/m)
- Full time, 40 hrs/week
- Fixed term work contracts: 2 years with a possibility of extension up to 5 years max
- International and stimulating scientific environment
- Highly competitive salaries
LISER invites highly qualified and motivated applicants for post-doctoral positions within the Department of Urban Development and Mobility. Our institute is looking for candidates who are able to handle and develop a research agenda in the following fields:
- Political geography (Ref: 15-03)
We are looking for candidates who hold a Ph.D. in geography or social sciences with an interest in European politics and regional or cross-border governance. Additionally, skills in network analysis (SNA, policy networks) would be an advantage. It is expected that the candidate engages in scientific collaboration with the University of Bern within the framework of a joined research project on cross-border water governance. In addition, external project funding at the national and international science foundations are also foreseen. Candidates are expected to have a strong command in English and speak fluently either German or French.
About the Community:
The institute is located on the new Belval campus in the south of Luxembourg, which combines the University of Luxembourg and a substantial part of the country‘s publicly funded research facilities. The "Cité des Sciences" is a unique and outstanding academic enterprise in the heart of Europe (see http://wwwen.uni.lu/university/campus_belval).
Luxembourg with its 500,000 inhabitants is one of the wealthiest countries in the world and provides a stimulating mixture of modern culture and tradition. Contemporary urbanity of its capital lies in close vicinity to a rich nature. In addition to excellent health, education and recreational services, the community affords a rich variety of cultural activities typical of a major university environment, including museums, music, art and theatre. The country is about to become a five language nation. Besides the official languages French, German and Letzebuergisch, English and Portuguese are frequently spoken. The working languages at the institute are French and/or English.
Applicants should provide the following:
- a letter of application;
- a curriculum vitae;
- a research agenda defining a specific area of research interest in line with LISER specificity
- a copy of diplomas
- three reference letters.
The deadline for applications is 30th of April 2015
Send queries and applications via e-mail to Valérie Baran, HR Manager: firstname.lastname@example.org
LISER 3, avenue de la Fonte
LISER is an Equal Opportunity Employer