Postdoctoral researcher positions in Political Science and Related Fields (# of pos: 2)
University of Luxembourg
Belval, Luxembourg
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source : Euraxess

Your Role

The successful candidate will help lead the "Unequal Effects of Housing Policy" work package, which links housing policy constellations in Europe and North America to political, social and economic inequalities across different societal groups.

This area of the project is primarily but not exclusively based on quantitative methods and a survey-based research design.

The primary tasks of the postdoctoral researcher will include :

  • Project-based research and theory development
  • Development and deployment of a survey designed to capture individual-level tradeoffs in the housing market
  • Data analysis
  • Publications in peer-reviewed journals
  • Contribution to team-based tasks, collaborations, and project management
  • Other research and / or teaching tasks to be determined in relation to the needs of the project and the interests of the candidate, including support of project activities workshops)
  • Your Profile

  • PhD in political science, sociology, demography, or a related field in the social sciences
  • Sound conceptual and empirical mooring in inequality studies and the welfare state with an interest in the ways in which housing policies reproduce economic, social, and political inequalities
  • Training and experience with quantitative approaches including survey design and analysis of household level income and wealth microdata.
  • Familiarity with data visualization, qualitative methods and / or methods based in causal inference considered a valuable asset

  • Strong project management skills with a desire to help lead a multi-year work package
  • Commitment to a team-based research environment with an ability to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Fluency in English. Knowledge of French, German and other languages a valuable asset.
  • We offer

  • Opportunity to work on an innovative project that seeks to both understand and reduce inequalities
  • A competitive salary and a range of social benefits
  • Personal work space at the University
  • A supportive academic team
  • A dynamic, multicultural environment
  • In Short

  • Contract Type : 36 months fixed-term contract
  • Work Hours : Full Time Hours per Week
  • Location : Belval / Esch-sur-Alzette
  • Starting date : Summer 2021
  • Job Reference : UOL04021
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