The Department of Political Science at the University of Vienna is looking for a research fellow (PhD candidate) for the research project “Inventing a Shared Science Diplomacy for Europe” (InsSciDE; EU-funded by Horizon 2020). Working hours are 20 hours/week. Starting date of the position is January 1, 2018.
Tasks are the participation in research project on vaccination policy (using qualitative methods); participation in publications, academic articles, presentations; contribution to project management; an involvement in the organization of meetings and project workshops.
Job requirements include, among others: a universitydDegree (Master, Diploma) in the study field of social sciences (e.g. political science, sociology, science and technology studies); excellent research skills; excellent qualitative methods skills and solid understanding of quantitative analysis. Desirable qualifications are knowledge of policy analysis and STS literature; knowledge of EU institutions; experience with working in teams and in large-scale research projects; familiarity and experience with ethnographic methods; administrative skills.
The application deadline is November 10, 2017.
For further information, check the full job posting (PDF).