The Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research is recruiting a
for the project Social observatory of the City of Luxembourg (f / m)
LISER invites highly qualified and motivated applicants for a Post-doctoral position within the framework of the research project Social observatory of the City of Luxembourg .
many of these new residents are attracted by the Grand Duchy’s favorable labor market prospects. At present, nearly 120,000 people reside in the municipality.
more than 167 different nationalities are present. This specific situation raises questions about the social configuration of the city and the capacity of the public authorities to respond to a variety of social challenges.
to the demands of the globalisation of trade and inter-territorial competition; and also to the needs and desires of the capital's residents who are looking for a pleasant living environment.
In this context, the City of Luxembourg has decided to implement a social observation system for its territory in order to better understand the socio-spatial mutations and transformations within the capital.
For this purpose, the data mobilized for this observation system will come from multiple sources : administrative files from the various services of the municipality population censuses, field studies, data from the national statistics office (STATEC), and data from the social structures on the territory (Caritas, Help, Hëllef Doheem).
This observation system will be shaped and managed by LISER and its objectives will be :
The team will be composed of experienced researchers and research engineers who will support the post-doctoral researcher in establishing the social observatory.
Optional : writing research proposal(s) for external funding.
Capacity to fit into a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment.
Internationally competitive remuneration.
LISER is a publicly funded research institute located in Luxembourg and dedicated to applied empirical research in economic, social and spatial sciences.
Multi- and interdisciplinarity is a key element for stimulating scientific innovation. The Institute attracts top researchers from all over the world and high-level student training is a vibrant part of the Institute’s activities.
The Institute s staff consists of about 180 employees (including a survey and data center), more than 50% of the staff being researchers, mainly from the fields of economics, sociology, and geography (see ).
The Institute is located on the new Belval campus in the south of Luxembourg, which hosts the University of Luxembourg and a substantial part of the country’s publicly funded research facilities, LISER, the Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) cross-national data center, the Luxembourg institutes of Health (LIH) and of Science and Technology (LIST).
The University has outstanding high performance computing facilities available for use by associated researchers in the Luxembourg Institutes.
Luxembourg, with its 600,000 inhabitants, is one of the wealthiest countries in the world and provides a stimulating mixture of modern culture and tradition.
In addition to excellent health, education (public, private and high level international schools) and recreational services, the community offers a rich variety of cultural activities, museums, music, art and theatre.
The official languages are French, German and Luxemburgish.
Information for foreign researchers interested in Luxembourg research is accessible via the national EURAXESS platform