12 Doctoral and PostDoctoral Positions at the National Centres of Competence in Research (NCCR), Switzerland

There are currently 12 Doctoral and Postdoctoral positions at the National Centres of Competence in Research (NCCR), Switzerland. Click on each of the opportunities to see details and to apply on the job website.

Mobility, Diversity, and the Democratic Welfare State: Contested Solidarity in Historical and Political Comparative Perspective
2 Doctoral Students
Prof. Gianni D’Amato, Swiss Forum for Migration and Population Studies, and Dr. Francesco Garufo, History Institute, University of Neuchatel
Start date: 1 October 2018 (or as agreed upon)

Explaining and Interpreting Migration Flows and Stocks
Postdoctoral Researcher (80 % FTE)
Doctoral Student
Prof. Philippe Wanner, Institute of Demography and Socioeconomics, University of Geneva
Start date: 1 June 2018 (or as agreed upon)

Migration Governance through Trade Mobilities
Research Assistant (30 % FTE)
Dr. Marion Panizzon, Faculty of Law, University of Bern
Doctoral Student
Research Assistant (25 %)
Prof. Sandra Lavenex, Global Studies Institute, University of Geneva
Start date: 1 October 2018 (or as agreed upon)

Migration and Labor Market Inequality: The Role of Skills, Gender and Trade
Doctoral Student
Prof. Martina Viarengo, Centre for Finance and Development, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies of Geneva (IHEID)
Start date: 1 October 2018

Overcoming Inequalities in the Labor Market: Can Educational Measures Strengthen the Agency and Resilience of Migrants, Refugees, and Their Descendants?
Postdoctoral Researcher (4 years, 70 % FTE)
Dr. Didier Ruedin, Swiss Forum for Migration and Population Studies, University of Neuchatel, and Prof. Wassilis Kassis, Research and Development, Zurich University of Teacher Education (PH Zurich)
Start date: 1 September 2018 (or as agreed upon)

Welfare: Inclusion and Solidarity
Postdoctoral Researcher (4 years, 80 % FTE)
Start date: 1 September 2018 (or as agreed upon)
Doctoral Student
Start date: 1 October 2018 (or as agreed upon)
Prof. Giuliano Bonoli, IDHEAP, and Prof. Francesco Maiani, Centre of Comparative, European and International Law, University of Lausanne

Perimeters of Multilayered Democratic Citizenship in a Mobile and Multicultural World
Postdoctoral Researcher (4 years, 80 % FTE)
Prof. Walter Leimgruber, Institute of Cultural Anthropology at the University of Basel
Start date: 1 July 2018 (or as agreed upon)
Postdoctoral Researcher (4 years, 80 % FTE)
Prof. Matteo Gianni, Institute of Citizenship Studies (InCite), University of Geneva
Start date: 1 November 2018 (or as agreed upon)

Governing Migration and Social Cohesion through Integration Requirements: A Socio-Legal Study on Civic Stratification in Switzerland
Postdoctoral Researcher (4 years, 80% FTE)
Ass. Prof. Stefanie Kurt, School of Social Work, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland Valais (HES-SO Valais/Wallis)
Doctoral Student
Prof. Christin Achermann, Centre of Migration Law, University of Neuchatel
Start date: 1 October 2018 (or as agreed upon)

Migrant Entrepreneurship: Mapping Cross-Border Mobilities and Exploring the Role of Spatial Mobility Capital
Postdoctoral Researcher (80 % FTE)
Doctoral Student
Prof. Yvonne Riaño and Prof. Etienne Piguet, Institute of Geography, University of Neuchatel
Start date: 1 November 2018 (or as agreed upon)

Transnational Ageing: Post-Retirement Mobilities, Transnational Lifestyles and Care Configurations
Postdoctoral Researcher (80 % FTE)
Doctoral Student
Prof. Mihaela Nedelcu, Institute of Sociology, University of Neuchatel, and Prof. Eric Crettaz, School of Social Work, University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Western Switzerland Geneva (HES-SO Geneva)
Start date: 1 November 2018 (or as agreed upon)

Small Localities at the Outskirts of Europe: Transnational Mobilities, Diversification and Multi-Scalar Place-Making
2 Doctoral Students
Prof. Tania Zittoun, Institute of Psychology and Education, and Prof. Janine Dahinden, Laboratory for the Study of Social Processes, Center for the Understanding of Social Processes (MAPS), University of Neuchatel
Start date: 1 October 2018 (or as agreed upon)

The Mobility of Migration Policies: Pathways and Consequences of the Diffusion of Migration Policies
Postdoctoral Researcher (4 years, 80 % FTE)
Doctoral Student
Prof. Joachim Blatter, Department of Political Science, University of Lucerne
Start date: 1 September 2018 (or as agreed upon)

Network Office
Communication Officer (80%)
University of Neuchatel
Start date: 1 June 2018 (or as soon as possible thereafter)

 

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