23/02/2017
European Research Council

Three (3) Post – doctoral Researchers under the project "Heteropolitics: Refiguring the Common and the Political" (93034)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki - Research Committee
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    AnthropologySocial anthropology
    Political sciencesOther
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    Established Researcher (R3)
    Leading Researcher (R4)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    17/03/2017 14:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Greece › Thessaloniki
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020 / ERC
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    17979/2017

OFFER DESCRIPTION

The Research Committee (Special Account for Research Funds) of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, in the framework of the project “Heteropolitics: Refiguring the Common and the Political”, funded under European Commission (European Research Council - ERC), with Academic Head Prof. Alexandros Kioupkiolis (Principal Investigator), invites candidates to submit applications for three (3) post-doctoral researchers (through the award of a work contract, until 31/03/2020) with a total anticipated remuneration 216.000,00 euro (VAT and taxes included).

Please note that the job positions are situated in 1. Greece, 2. Spain, 3. Italy.

More Information

Eligibility criteria

A. One (1) Post – doctoral Researcher / Greece / 72.000,00 € / until 31/03/2020

Required Qualifications

  • University degree (BA) with a general point average of 7/10 and above (upper second class or higher, and national equivalents for different grading systems).
  • Postgraduate degree in Humanities, Law or Social Sciences.
  • Doctoral Degree related to the subject of the research.
  • Specialization (as major or main subject) in anthropology/social anthropology at the undergraduate or the postgraduate level (MA or/and PhD studies).
  • Proven knowledge of ethnographic research. (Valid evidence for it can be a relevant dissertation or relevant University degree courses or at least one relevant publication in a scientific journal or a conference presentation or other accredited forms of evidence).
  • At least three (3) scientific publications in: peer-reviewed scientific journals or/and monographs or/and collective volumes.

B. One (1) Post – doctoral Researcher / Spain / 72.000,00 € / until 31/03/2020

Required Qualifications

  • University degree (BA) with a general point average of 7/10 and above (upper second class or higher, and national equivalents for different grading systems).
  • Postgraduate degree in Humanities, Law or Social Sciences.
  • Doctoral Degree related to the subject of the research.
  • Specialization (as major or main subject) in anthropology/social anthropology at the undergraduate or the postgraduate level (MA or/and PhD studies).
  • Proven knowledge of ethnographic research. (Valid evidence for it can be a relevant dissertation or relevant University degree courses or at least one relevant publication in a scientific journal or a conference presentation or other accredited forms of evidence).
  • At least three (3) scientific publications in: peer-reviewed scientific journals or/and monographs or/and collective volumes.

C. One (1) Post – doctoral Researcher / Italy / 72.000,00 € / until 31/03/2020

Required Qualifications

  • University degree (BA) with a general point average of 7/10 and above (upper second class or higher, and national equivalents for different grading systems).
  • Postgraduate degree in Humanities, Law or Social Sciences.
  • Doctoral Degree related to the subject of the research.
  • Specialization (as major or main subject) in anthropology/social anthropology at the undergraduate or the postgraduate level (MA or/and PhD studies).
  • Proven knowledge of ethnographic research. (Valid evidence for it can be a relevant dissertation or relevant University degree courses or at least one relevant publication in a scientific journal or a conference presentation or other accredited forms of evidence).
  • At least three (3) scientific publications in: peer-reviewed scientific journals or/and monographs or/and collective volumes.

Selection process

Submitted proposals will be evaluated by a three-member Evaluation Committee based on the requirements/provisions of the call.

Objections to the evaluation results should be submitted within a period of five (5) days (counting from the announcement date) to the following address: Research Committee AUTh (3rd September Str. - University Campus 546 36 THESSALONIKI – GREECE).

The candidates should be informed of the evaluation results from the Research Committee website: https://www.rc.auth.gr/JobPosition/List

The candidates have the right to access their application files, as well as those of the other candidates, according to Law 2690/1999 (Official Gazette Α΄ 45/9.3.1999).

Additional comments

Documents Required:

  1. Application Form (see appendix)
  2. Table data proof of experience, if needed (see appendix)
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. A Bachelor’s degree copy
  5. Copies of the degrees and certifications mentioned in the CV and are relevant to the qualifications.

* Proof of Experience:

Employment Certification or/and employment contract, detailing the duration and the job duties and responsibilities.

The candidates might be invited to an interview (at office/via Skype/ via phone). Missing a scheduled interview is cause for rejection.

Interview criteria:

  1. Acquaintance with skills required for qualitative field research: fieldwork in various communities, social movements and political processes, interviews, questionnaires etc. (25 points)
  2. Acquaintance will local culture and history (25 points)
  3. Understanding of the research questions of the action: the ‘commons’, contemporary forms of civic self-organization in diverse social fields and how they transform our understanding and practice of politics (25 points)
  4. Understanding of the requirements of interdisciplinary research and international research collaboration (25 points).

Applications should be submitted to the following address: School of Political Sciences (School Secretary), Basement floor, Faculty of Economics and Political Sciences, Aristotle University Campus, Thessaloniki 54124, Greece, no later than 17/03/2017 (Applications will be attributed a reference number).

For more information and questions regarding the position, candidates may refer to alkioup@polsci.auth.gr.

Web site for additional job details

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

A. One (1) Post – doctoral Researcher / Greece / 72.000,00 € / until 31/03/2020

The action will undertake research in contemporary political theory which will bear specifically on the theory of the ‘commons’, social movements, collective ventures and political processes related to the construction of democratic self-organized communities under the circumstances of crisis in recent years in Southern Europe. The post-doctoral researcher will carry out fieldwork in Greece and will contribute to the preparation and the drafting of the related deliverables to ERC.

B. One (1) Post – doctoral Researcher / Spain / 72.000,00 € / until 31/03/2020

The action will undertake research in contemporary political theory which will bear specifically on the theory of the ‘commons’, social movements, collective ventures and political processes related to the construction of democratic self-organized communities under the circumstances of crisis in recent years in Southern Europe. The post-doctoral researcher will carry out fieldwork in Spain and will contribute to the preparation and the drafting of the related deliverables to ERC.

C. One (1) Post – doctoral Researcher / Italy / 72.000,00 € / until 31/03/2020

The action will undertake research in contemporary political theory which will bear specifically on the theory of the ‘commons’, social movements, collective ventures and political processes related to the construction of democratic self-organized communities under the circumstances of crisis in recent years in Southern Europe. The post-doctoral researcher will carry out fieldwork in Italy and will contribute to the preparation and the drafting of the related deliverables to ERC.

Work location(s)
3 position(s) available at
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki - Research Committee
Greece
Thessaloniki
University Campus

EURAXESS offer ID: 184282

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