The release of the fourth number of "Demography and Society", the working paper of the DEMO Research Centre. The text by Elisabeth Martin, entitled "Les premiers Maghébins de Belgique. Analyse descriptive de l'immigration maghrébine en Belgique, dans les registres des étrangers de Châtelineau, pendant l'Entre-deux-guerres", is available for download on our website ( http://www.uclouvain.be/325285.html).
Opening of a full-time academic position at the Research Centre in Demography and Societies, Catholic University of Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.
An academic position full-time is opened at the Research Centre in Demography and Societies, Catholic University of Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium), starting from September 1st, 2013 in the field of Family structures, households and intergenerational relations focused on Europe.
The person in charge will hold a doctoral degree in population sciences /demography. An expertise in the field of European demography is requested, and a double background in demography and sociology is a positive advantage, as well as a specific interest in methodology.
Deadline for Application: midnight on Monday 17th December 2012, at the latest
Full Announcement: http://www.uclouvain.be/en-422744.html
Information concerning modalities of application: http://www.uclouvain.be/en-emploi-academiques.html
University of Oxford
Department of Sociology
Postdoctoral Early Career Fellows: 2 posts
Grade 7: salary range £29,249 - £35,938 p.a.
The Department of Sociology is offering two postdoctoral Early Career Fellowships to support promising young scholars to develop their research and publication profile.
The main duties of the posts are to be active in research and publication, with supervision responsibilities for one or two MSc students. There will be the opportunity to offer teaching on an optional paper for the MSc / MPhil course.
Applicants must have a PhD, or expect to gain a PhD within three months of the date of application, in any area of Sociology. They should be able to demonstrate the potential for world-class research and publication in sociology, and should have published at least one article in a major sociology journal or a book with a leading academic publisher.
Both posts are full time, on a fixed-term contract of 23 months duration, commencing 1 October 2012.
For more information, and to make an online application, please go to
http://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk and type in the vacancy number 103404. The closing date for all applications is 12 noon on Friday 3 August.
Departmental Lecturership in Migration Studies (ref: 100489)
Grade 8: Salary £36,862 - £44,016 p.a.
The Department of International Development (ODID) invites applications for a full time, three-year fixed term appointment to a Departmental Lecturership to start in January 2012 or as soon as possible thereafter. The appointment will be associated with the International Migration Institute, a leading research group within the department.
The postholder will be responsible for teaching on the MSc (Migration Studies) degree, in particular the methodology paper, the core courses (shared with others), and on a topic of specialist knowledge. The postholder will also engage in syllabus development, supervise short theses and act as an examiner. The MSc (Migration Studies) is taught on a joint course with the School of Anthropology particularly the Centre on Migration and Society (COMPAS).
The required qualifications include a doctorate in social science, with specialist qualifications in methodology and migration studies, demonstrated through advanced research, familiarity with statistical analysis and publication in the field. Significant teaching experience is required, at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The Departmental Lecturer will be required to be based in Oxford.
Informal enquiries about the post may be directed to the Chair of Examiners for the MSc in Migration Studies, Dr Oliver Bakewell (tel: 01865 271902, email: email@example.com.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below:
You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.
Only applications received before midday on Monday 15 August 2011 can be considered.
It is expected that interviews will take place on Tuesday 27 September 2011.
The Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI) is a research institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) and located in the centre of The Hague. The staff of the institute consists of about 50 persons, mostly researchers. The Population Dynamics Department has two vacancies and is looking for 2 PhD candidates.
Department of Social Policy
LSE Fellow in Population Studies (21 hours per week)
Salary: £31,998 to £38,737 per annum inclusive pro rata
Fixed-term for 16 months
You will join the Department of Social Policy, which has an international reputation for excellence, and has the top ranking of all UK institutions in its
discipline. Applications will be considered from candidates from across the field of Population Studies/Demography.
This is a junior career development post, teaching lectures and classes/seminars, as well as tutoring undergraduates and taught postgraduates. This post
represents an excellent starting point for an academic to gain teaching experience while developing their research career.
In addition to a developing research profile, you should have a PhD in Population Studies/Demography or be scheduled to submit it for examination by 30
The post will commence on 1 September 2011.
Further information on the Department can be found at http://www2.lse.ac.uk/socialPolicy/Home.aspx.
Informal enquiries can be made to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To apply for this post please go to www.lse.ac.uk/JobsatLSE and select "Visit the ONLINE RECRUITMENT SYSTEM web page". If you have any queries about
applying on the online system, please call 020 7955 7859 or email email@example.com. quoting reference TF/10/20.
Closing date for receipt of applications is: 10 June 2011. Regrettably, we are unable to consider applications received after this date