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A Research Fellow position in ERC Advanced Grant project WellSIRe, Political and Social Sciences, European University Institute

The Department of Political and Social Sciences at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence, Italy accepts applications for a Research Fellow position in the framework of the ERC research project “Wellbeing Returns on Social Investment Recalibration (WellSIRe)” led by Prof. Anton Hemerijck. The project investigates the role of social investment policies in 21st century welfare states in post-industrial European societies. 

The Research Fellow’s tasks include the comparative study of sequences of social policy reforms and pathways to social investment recalibration processes at a national level across a representative set of EU member states. 

Application deadline: 9 March 2021. 

Start date: April 2021 (negotiable). 

Call for applications: 

https://www.eui.eu/About/JobOpportunities/Open-competitions-for-academic-posts#ResearchAssistantPositions

Assistant Professor in International Social and Public Policy (2 posts)

Salary is no less than Ł55,974 per annum (pay award pending) and the salary scale can be found on the LSE website  

The posts will commence in September 2021 

Following staff retirements and growth in student numbers on its BSc and MSc degree programmes in International Social and Public Policy, the Department of Social Policy seeks talented individuals keen to help it further develop its renowned strengths.

The post holder will contribute to the intellectual life of the School through conducting and publishing outstanding quality research, engaging in high quality teaching as instructed by the Head of Department, and participating in the School and wider Department activities.

Candidates should have expertise and research interests in social and public policy. Candidates should also have a completed PhD (or be close to obtaining one) in social and public policy or a related area by the post start date. They must have a track record or trajectory of internationally excellent publications, plus proven ability or potential to publish in top journals or with leading book publishers.

 Also required is a clear, well developed and viable strategy for future outstanding research that has the potential to result in world-leading publications. The ability to establish an international reputation in international social and public policy is also essential. Candidates must have the ability to teach core and specialist courses in international social and public policy at BSc, and MSc levels and to supervise PhD students. They should have a commitment to high quality teaching and fostering a positive learning environment for students, including pastoral care. They should also have the ability to draw on both national and international/global perspectives in research and teaching.

Please visit the LSE jobs website for further information about the post including a detailed job description and person specification.

Applications should be submitted via the LSE online recruitment system no later than Sunday 14 March 2021 (23.59 UK time).

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Dr Timo Fleckenstein
Associate Professor
Department of Social Policy
London School of Economics and Political Science
Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, United Kingdom

STG Call for three EUI Chairs in Transnational Governance Global Health, International Law, Global South

at the School of Transnational Governance at the European University Institute in Florence

https://www.eui.eu/Documents/ServicesAdmin/AcademicService/JobOpportunities/2021/2021-STG-3CHAIRS.pdf 

One of the Chairs is anticipated to be in the field of global health.

3 PhD positions in ERC Advanced Grant project WellSIRe, Political and Social Sciences, European University Institute

The Department of Political and Social Sciences at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence, Italy accepts applications for three doctoral researcher scholarships in the framework of the ERC research project “Wellbeing Returns on Social Investment Recalibration (WellSIRe)” led by Prof. Anton Hemerijck. The project investigates the role of social investment policies in 21st century welfare states in post-industrial European societies.

The selected candidates will participate fully in the regular four-year EUI Doctoral Programme in Political and Social Sciences, but will be financed by the ERC project and prepare their dissertation in the framework of the project.

Note: The policy of the EUI is not to offer individual guidance and advice on dissertation proposals. Applicants should not contact potential supervisors but read the information on research themes and indicate one or more professors who could supervise their dissertation in the application form.

Application deadline: 31 January 2021.

Start of the doctoral programme: 1 September 2021.

Call for applications: https://www.eui.eu/ServicesAndAdmin/AcademicService/DoctoralProgramme/GrantInfo/WellSIRe

Anton Hemerijck
Professor of Political Science and Sociology
Department of Political and Social Sciences
European University Institute (EUI)
Badia Fiesolana
Via dei Roccettini, 9
50014 San Domenico di Fiesole
Italy

Centennial Professor of Social Policy
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)


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