Research Associate (Postdoc) with PhD, Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning, Luxembourg

The University of Luxembourg is looking for its Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education within the Research Unit IPSE for a:

Research Associate (Postdoc) with PhD (M/F) – Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning

Ref : R-AGR-3353-10-C
Fixed-term contract from 01.05.2018 until 30.04.2021    
Full time 40 hours/week
Employee status

Starting date: 01.05.2018

Your Role

You will coordinate and execute qualitative research in the framework of the REFUGOV project funded by the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR). The project deals with the governance of reception facilities for refugees (refugee camps, reception centres), with a particular focus on the role of local and municipal actors, by looking at institutional settings, governance processes, and their effects on the in/exclusion of refugees, and on refugees’ subjectivities. Going beyond categories of the global South and North, the case studies are Luxembourg and Jordan (the fieldwork of the Postdoc focuses on Luxembourg).

Your tasks include:

For further information, please contact the principal investigator of the project:

Dr Lucas Oesch,, Tel: +352-466644-9572

Your Profile:

We offer:

An exciting multidisciplinary and international research environment offering manifold opportunities for exchange with scholars from related areas.

Further Information can be found here:

Candidates should submit the following documents: Letter of motivation in English; curriculum vitae in English; copies of diplomas.

Please apply online until: 28.02.2018

The University is an equal opportunity employer.

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