post-doctoral researcher

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 29 Mar 2024

22 Feb 2024
Job Information
Organisation/Company

University of Warsaw
Department

Centre of Migration Research
Research Field

Sociology
Anthropology
Political sciences
Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)
Country

Poland
Application Deadline

29 Mar 2024 - 23:59 (Europe/Warsaw)
Type of Contract

Temporary
Job Status

Full-time
Hours Per Week

40
Offer Starting Date

1 May 2024
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?

No

Offer Description

Selected post-doctoral researcher will carry out research tasks within the National Science Centre-funded research project “New bordering of the UK: Post-Brexit deportability and governance of EU mobility” (UK2deport) , in a small research team led by dr. Agnieszka Radziwinowiczówna .

What we offer

  • Full-time employment with health and pension insurance;
  • opportunity to build publication record;
  • opportunity to travel and to present UK2deport results at international conferences;
  • some possibility to work remotely (subject to arrangement with the PI);
  • access to a wide range of academic and language training;
  • access to sports infrastructure at the University of Warsaw;
  • work with an enthusiastic and international team at one of the best universities in Central and Eastern Europe;
  • future possibilities to apply for research funding with the PI.

To work at the University of Warsaw is to work in a discerning, independent, creative, innovative and international climate characterised by an open atmosphere and a genuine engagement with the city of Warsaw and society.

Recruited candidate  will work in close liaison with the PI. The responsibilities of the post-doctoral researcher will include, in particular:

  • participation in the UK2deport research team;
  • fieldwork in the UK, Romania, and Lithuania;
  • preparation of the collected data for analysis;
  • computer-assisted qualitative analysis of the data;
  • dissemination of project results;
  • preparation of publications.

Requirements
Research Field
Anthropology » Cultural anthropology
Education Level
PhD or equivalent

Research Field
Geography » Economic geography
Education Level
PhD or equivalent

Research Field
Sociology
Education Level
PhD or equivalent

Research Field
Juridical sciences
Education Level
PhD or equivalent

Skills/Qualifications

Essential:

  • Fluency in Romanian (C1 or C2 level; unless Romanian is the mother tongue of the candidate, please provide certificate);
  • fluency in English (C1 or C2 level; unless English is the mother tongue of the candidate, please provide certificate);
  • PhD in one of the following disciplines: ethnology and cultural anthropology, culture and religion studies, socio-economic geography and spatial management, security studies, political and administrative sciences, law, sociology. Similar disciplines will be considered in case they are not listed in Polish higher education (e.g., criminology).
  • PhD degree not granted by the University of Warsaw[1] ;
  • documented at least good knowledge of qualitative research methods (in-depth interview and observation);
  • publication record in English;
  • interest in the topic of the UK2deport research project.

    ssential Requirements are those without which a candidate would not be able to do the job.


    [1] PhD from a different institution than the employer is required by the funding body – National Science Centre, Poland (Sonata 16 call for research projects).


    Specific Requirements

    Desirable:

    • Experience working in CAQDAS (Atlas.ti in particular), documented with a training certificate or reported in publications or PhD thesis;
    • experience in doing challenging fieldwork (ability to access hard-to-reach groups);
    • experience in doing research among stigmatised and excluded groups;
    • knowledge of Lithuanian, Russian or one of Romani languages;
    • international mobility.

    Desirable Requirements will be considered when more than one applicant meets the essential requirements


    Languages
    ROMANIAN
    Level
    Good

    Languages
    ENGLISH
    Level
    Excellent

    Additional Information
    Selection process

    Documents:

    • A cover letter in English;
    • CV in English with information about (1) professional and (2) academic career, (3) list of publications with information on the IF of the journal (if applicable), (4) research grants, (5) awards, (6), international mobility (7) list of 5 most important conference presentations, (8) foreign languages and fluency, (9) experience using CAQDAS (if applicable);
    • copies of documents certifying fluency in Romanian and English (language certificate; in case of mother tongue – a copy of passport page with personal data of the candidate);
    • a copy of the PhD diploma;
    • a signed declaration (scan) of consent to the processing of personal data (see Attachment 1);
    • a signed acceptation (scan) of the terms and conditions of this call (see Attachment 2).

    Additional documents (non-mandatory):

    • a list of 3 individuals (with e-mail addresses) who could be consulted as references for the candidate (reference letters are not required);
    • additional documents certifying you fulfil the requirements (e.g., certificate in CAQDAS training, a publication mentioning your fieldwork in the research methods section).

    Additional comments

    The competition is the first stage of the recruitment procedure for the position of an academic teacher, as specified in the Statute of the University of Warsaw, and its positive outcome is the basis for further proceedings. The selection committee will perform a preliminary evaluation of applications prior to the full evaluation of applicants. After the initial evaluation of the submitted applications, selected candidates will be contacted for the interview.

    The University of Warsaw reserves the right to close the competition without stating the reason.


    Website for additional job details

    https://www.migracje.uw.edu.pl/job-offers/

    Work Location(s)
    Number of offers available
    1
    Company/Institute
    Centre of Migration Research University of Warsaw
    Country
    Poland
    State/Province
    Mazowieckie
    City
    Warsaw
    Postal Code
    02-093
    Street
    Pasteura 7
    Geofield


    Where to apply
    E-mail

    [email protected]

    Contact
    State/Province

    Mazowieckie
    City

    Warsaw
    Website

    https://www.migracje.uw.edu.pl/en/
    Street

    Pasteura 7 street
    Postal Code

    02-093
    E-Mail

    [email protected]

    STATUS: EXPIRED

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