Posted on: 23 May, 2019
Application deadline: June 30, 2019

2PhDs and 2 RAs job vacancies: Resolving Precariousness: Advancing the Theory and Measurement of Precariousness across the paid/unpaid work continuum, KU Leuven, Belgium

As PI of the ERC Advanced Grant “Revolving Precariousness: Advancing the Theory and Measurement of Precariousness Across the Paid/Unpaid Continuum” (ResPecTMe), I am inviting applications for two Doctoral (PhD) positions (4 years full time), a Research Assistant position (2 years full time), and a Research Assistant position (2 years part-time) at the Centre for Sociological Research (CeSO) of KU Leuven.

Job descriptions are available at the links below:

PhD positions:

PhD position 1 – (Near) Native language proficiency in Dutch and German

PhD position 2 – (Near) Native language proficiency in French and Italian

 

Research assistants positions:

Research Assistant – (Near) Native language proficiency in Swedish and English

Research Assistant – (Near) Native language proficiency in Polish

The candidates should have completed (or about to complete) a Master’s degree in sociology, labour studies, political science, anthropology, economics, research methodology, psychology or related social science disciplines; have an interest and consolidated knowledge in sociology of work, labour markets and employment (industrial relations) systems, including precarious work and life issues. Language skills are strongly required to undertake the comparative ethnographic research: in particular, and depending on the position, they require knowledge of German-Dutch OR Italian-French OR Swedish-English OR Polish  (see the job description for more information on which combination of languages is requested for which position). Full proficiency in English is strongly recommended for all positions.

Closing date: 30 June 2019 Start date: 1 October 2019 You may find a short description of the project at the following link: ResPecTMe