02/07/2019
The Human Resources Strategy for Researchers

Job offer : Postdoctoral position in sociology

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    CNRS
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Criminology
    Juridical sciences
    Sociology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    23/07/2019 23:59 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    France › PARIS 14
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    35
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/10/2019

OFFER DESCRIPTION

The post-doctoral fellow will be part of the international/Southern countries' team of the project, leading on the one hand a case study on the African continent, being involved on the other hand in the collective and comparative study of the sociohistoric construction of public policies of school catering from the colonial period to the present day.
The postdoctoral fellow will analyse the data and write scientific publications together with the project team.

The postdoctoral fellowship is part of the CANTINEGALITE project “Studying school catering as public policy, social system and child school practice”. This project is funded by the French Paris-Emergences Program and led by Marie Plessz and Christine Tichit.
The CANTINEGALITE Project study School meal as an institutional tool to regulate inequalities, and covers social inequalities at different levels : between territories, between social class, both in France and in an international comparative perspective, including southern countries. This comparative programme covers issues such as the governance of school catering, its practical organization and actors, its social reception including by children.

This postdoctoral position will work in the Centre Maurice Halbwachs (CMH) in Paris.
The Centre Maurice Halbwachs is a research unit in sociology and social sciences located in Paris, France. The research teams are: Inequalities and solidarity, Work, Gender class and race, Writing practices, social sciences of law and politics.
Post-doc Starting date: October 1st, 2019.
A 6-month contract for a junior researcher in CNRS pay-grid (~2695€).
Part-time work is possible for one year.

More Information

Eligibility criteria

A PhD degree in sociology or a related discipline (e.g., demography, anthropology, history, economics, educational studies).
Skills
-Previous fieldwork experimented in Africa, ideally in schools
-Good knowledge of available archives and know how to mobilize them
-A practice of mixed methods articulating qualitative and quantitative approaches
-A taste for interdisciplinarity and for comparative approaches
-English scientific writing, autonomy, rigour, ability to collaborate
-An interest in the sociology of development, of food or of inequalities will be appreciated

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Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Sociology
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Juridical sciences
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Criminology
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Sociology: Master Degree or equivalent
    Juridical sciences: Master Degree or equivalent
    Criminology: Master Degree or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    FRENCH: Basic
Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Centre Maurice Halbwachs
France
PARIS 14

EURAXESS offer ID: 423459
Posting organisation offer ID: 10345

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