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The Swiss National Centre for Competence LIVES (NCCR LIVES): Overcoming Vulnerability in the Life Course announces

One 100% Post-Doc Position in life course research at the University of Lausanne

Entrée en fonction:01.01.2015
Durée du contrat:31.12.2015 12 months
Taux d'activité:100 %
Lieu de travail:UNIL - Geopolis
Référence:Offre n°3432
Annonce du:04.11.2014

Description des tâches

The Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research LIVES on Life Course and Vulnerability offers a one year post-doctoral position for a promising early career researcher in disciplines from the social sciences (social psychology, sociology, social demography, etc.).

The position will have two parts. A 50% will be devoted to theoretical developments on the multilevel definition of vulnerability within the Core of the NCCR LIVES. The other 50% will be devoted to empirical research of the candidate preferably in collaboration with one of the individual research project (IP) of the NCCR LIVES in which the responsible of the position is working (IP1 and IP12).

Profil souhaité

The candidate will be welcomed by a research group already working in the framework of the NCCR LIVES (www.nccr-lives.ch). The NCCR LIVES is a very stimulating interdisciplinary and international scientific research environment. The NCCR LIVES analyses vulnerability across the life course from different perspectives and disciplines, notably on the basis of longitudinal data. Our aim is also to combine advanced interdisciplinary basic research with efficient social policy interventions in order to contribute to a sustainable societal environment for human development

Languages: Proficiency in English is necessary, communication skills in more than one Swiss national language (French, German, Italian) is an asset.

Dossier de candidature

Please send a curriculum vitae and a motivation letter specifying your main theoretical interests to Mme Christelle Burri by mail: Christelle. Burri@unil.ch. For additional information please contact Prof. Dario Spini (Dario.Spini@unil.ch) who is responsible for this position.

The NCCR LIVES strongly encourages women to apply.


Soucieuse de promouvoir une représentation équitable des femmes et des hommes parmi son personnel, l'Université encourage des candidatures féminines.
Seeking to promote an equitable representation of men and women among its staff, the University encourages applications from women.

Délai de candidature

Candidatures jusqu'au: 20.11.2014

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