Research and Development Specialist in Sociolinguistics of Migration [closing 15.02.2021]

Страна: Люксембург;

Город: Luxembourg

Добавлена: 20.01.2021

Работодатель: The University of Luxembourg; Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences (FHSE)

Тип: Vacancy for students or masters;

Для кого: For researchers;

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Дедлайн подачи: 15.02.2021


The role of the Research and Development Specialist will be linked to the preparation, implementation, evaluation and reporting of the project. S/he will participate in all phases of the project and have opportunities to learn and conduct research in the fields of Lusophone postcolonial relations in Luxembourg, Portugal and its former colonies (Cape Verde, Brazil, Guinea-Bissau, Angola …).

Specific tasks include:
- Conducting review of the literature
- Doing fieldwork (observation, contacting participants, interviews and audiotape recordings, collecting visual and material data)
- Data transcription and analysis
- Disseminating results through research briefs, articles and conferences (within and outside academia)
- Engage in miscellaneous administrative tasks within the project (organising meetings, workshops …)

Your Profile:
- Master degree in language studies, sociolinguistics, anthropology or postcolonial studies.
- Proficiency in Portuguese and English is required. French and/or German, and Portuguese-based Creoles are considered assets.
- Computer literacy (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
- Strong ability to work in a team
- Strong ability to work autonomously
- Experiences in supporting and/or producing papers for publications

We offer:
- An international, multi-lingual research environment;
- Membership in a strong, dynamic research team and continuing training on social research;
- An attractive salary;
- Personal workspace at the University of Luxembourg’s Belval Campus;
- A vibrant multicultural environment

In Short:
- Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 36 Month
- Foreseen starting date: April 2021
- Work Hours: Part Time 32.0 Hours per Week
- Location: Belval
- Internal Title: Research and development specialist
- Job Reference: UOL03875

Further Information:
Applications should be submitted online and include:
- Motivation letter
- CV
- Copies of diplomas and MA transcript(s)
- A writing sample (an article, a chapter of MA thesis …)
- Names and contact details of two references

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