2 PhD positions on public participation and informality (in health and medicine), Maastricht... (# of pos: 2)

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: Temporary
Deadline: 31 May 2021

The terms of employment of Maastricht University are set out in the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO). Furthermore, local UM provisions also apply. For more information look at the website http://www.maastrichtuniversity.nl > Support > UM employees .

What we offer:

You will be a part of an exciting project studying whether and how informal practices can facilitate meaningful engagement with collective affairs.

Temporary employment for 4 years. The first year will be a probation period, after a positive assessment the position will be extended for another 3 years, which happens in the vast majority of cases.
Remuneration will be according to standard salary levels. Your salary would be
€ 2.395,- gross per month in the first year up to € 3.061,- gross per month in the fourth year according to the PhD-candidate salary scale. An 8% holiday and an 8.3% year-end allowance is also provided. Each year an evaluation will take place.

You will be offered plenty of opportunities to develop your research and analytical skills, including enrollment in PhD workshops and schools by The Netherlands Graduate Research School of Science, Technology and Modern Culture (WTMC)

You will be working in interdisciplinary and international environment of Health, Ethics and Society Department (HES) in Maastricht University. At HES philosophers, sociologists, health law and gender studies scholars, historians, and anthropologists work together in order to contribute to the identification of effective, legitimate, and just solutions and policies for better health in different geographic regions and cultural settings. Department collaborates closely with public health and biomedical researchers.

You will be based in Maastricht, a wonderful city to live in. Exactly the right size, inviting and lovely city centre, historic buildings besides cutting-edge architecture and industrial heritage. The city is vibrant, not in the least thanks to the many students. Since the Maastricht Treaty (1992) the city is known as the birthplace of the European Union and the ‘Schengen Treaty’. It is an international city that opens up to young and old, to people from all cultures and backgrounds, for students and working people. Maastricht counts over 100 international institutes and organizations.

• A letter of motivation (summarising relevant experience and outlining suitability for this opportunity)
• A detailed CV
• Scans of BSc/BA and MSc/MA transcripts
• Contact information for 2 references
•  If available, publications

Applications should be submitted by 31 May 2021.

An e-assessment will be part of the selection procedure.

You can send your application to: hrm-rw-vacatures@maastrichtuniversity.nl

Please mention also the vacancy number/job number (AT2021.119) and the project name in your application.

Maastricht University is committed to promoting and nurturing a diverse and inclusive community. We believe that diversity in our staff and student population contributes to the quality of research and education at UM, and strive to enable this through inclusive policies and innovative projects led by teams of staff and students. We encourage you to apply for this position.

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