The Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung gGmbH (WZB Berlin Social Science Centre) is looking to hiretwo Postdoctoral research fellows (f/m/x)
The positions are full-time (currently 39 hours per week) and with an initial contract duration of three years with the possibility of renewal for more than three years. Depending on the qualifications and experience of the candidate, an initial contract duration of more than three years may be possible.
The starting date is flexible, but no later than September 2021.
The positions will be within the interdisciplinary research department Migration, Integration, Transnationalization, headed by Prof. Ruud Koopmans.
The department focuses on issues related to migration, integration, and majority-minority relations, including ethnic and religious conflicts as drivers of migration in source countries. The research takes an interdisciplinary perspective, encompassing sociology, political science, social psychology, economics, law, and political philosophy. Ongoing research foci include patterns and drivers of migration from West Africa; religious fundamentalism and extremism; and majority and minority rights. Methodologically, the research is mostly grounded in quantitative and experimental evidence, complemented with ethnographic, legal, institutional, and normative analyses.Your tasks and duties
The postdoctoral fellows will conduct independent research and produce high-level international publications.
Equally qualified applicants with disabilities will be given preference. We value diversity and welcome all applications – irrespective of gender, nationality, ethnic or social origin, religion, disability, age, or sexual orientation. WZB expressly encourages women or persons with migration backgrounds to apply.
If you have any questions regarding the job opening, please contact Elisabeth von Bressensdorf or Melinda Biolchini (email@example.com).
Information about the WZB can be found at https://www.wzb.eu/en and about the MIT research unit at https://www.wzb.eu/en/research/migration-and-diversity/migration-integration-transnationalization.
Candidates are invited to send applications electronically in pdf format (not more than 2 pdf files) consisting of
Please, send applications by 31 January 2021 quoting „postdoctoral researcher MIT“ in the subject line to
für Sozialforschung gGmbH (WZB) /
WZB Berlin Social Science Centre
Prof. Ruud Koopmans
|Location:||Berlin - Germany|
|Placed On:||5th January 2021|
|Closes:||31st January 2021|
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