Post-Doc Fellowship (12 Months) at CESNOVA, Centre for Sociological Studies of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa

The Centre for Sociological Studies of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa invites applications for 1 (one) postdoctoral researcher fellowship in the framework of the Strategic Project of this research Centre (PEST-OE/SADG/UI4067/2011), funded by national funds through FCT/MCTES.

Please find all the information in: http://www.eracareers.pt/opportunities/index.aspx?task=global&jobId=34334&lang=pt

Applications can be submitted in the period from 26th February to 15th March 2013.

Work plan: The work should be developed at CESNOVA (Lisbon) and the researcher must develop her/his own research project under the umbrella of the larger Research Group. The research areas admitted are: 1) Waterfront redevelopment; 2) Culture and leisure in cities; 3) Gentrification; 4) Metropolisation. The Postdoctoral Researcher will carry out his/her research in order to produce publications and propose new and relevant projects to national and international funding institutions. S/he will also take part in common projects, take part and organize workshops and/or conferences. There are no teaching obligations, but there are opportunities available.

Main outputs: To produce and adequately disseminate relevant scientific research in the area of Urban Sociology/Urban Studies. To contribute to the scientific quality and internationalisation the research group.

Requirements: The candidates for the post-doctoral fellowship should have:

  • A Ph.D in Sociology or other Social Science with specialisation in urban issues
  • A track record of relevant research in Urban Sociology or other social science with focus on one of the following areas: 1) Waterfront redevelopment; 2) Culture and leisure in cities 3) Gentrification
  • An excellent track record of publications, namely in relevant international peer reviewed journals
  • Proficiency in English
  • Presentation of a brief research proposal (maximum 5 pages, in English) explaining the main objective, methodology and motivation for a one year research project in one of the above mentioned areas)

Scientific supervision: Professor Doutor Luís Baptista

Starting date of the contract (prevision): April 2013

Value of grant: 1495€

 Application Process: Candidates should send the following documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae with list of scientific publications
  • Research proposal (max 5 pages in English explaining the main objective, methodology and motivation for a one year research project in one of the above mentioned areas)
  • Writing sample (most relevant publication in English)
  • Copies of all relevant certificates (academic certificates/diplomas, etc.)
  • Reference letters (optional)

Application can be send by:

1)      Email, to cesnova@fcsh.unl.pt (only emails that received a notification email are validated), with the email subject: PEST-OE/SADG/UI4067/2011

2)      Or by post, to:

CESNOVA – Centro de Sociologia da Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas da Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas
Att. Professor Doutor Luís António Vicente Baptista
Edifício FCSH-ID
Av. de Berna, 26 C
1069-061 Lisboa – Portugal

 

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