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PhD Scholarship: PhD project on youth of Turkish and Balkan origin in Zurich, Basel and Geneva, University of Neuchâtel‏




Three year appointment

The Swiss Forum for Migration and Population Studies at the University of Neuchâtel

intends to appoint one PhD researcher. Potential candidates must hold a Master degree in

social sciences and have some research experience.

The researcher will carry out a project on youth of Turkish and Balkan origin in Zurich,

Basel and Geneva, which is funded by a leading Foundation. The project wants to explain

successful trajectories of second generation youth and is thought to be the basis for a

personal PhD project.

Tasks

Research in the context of the project on second generation of Turkish and Balkan origin.

Requirements

§ Completed Master in social sciences

§ Expertise in qualitative empirical research

Further

information

More information may be obtained from the Prof. Gianni D’Amato, Chair of the selection

committee, through gianni.damato@unine.ch.

Appointment

The salary is commensurate with the tariffs applied by the University of Neuchâtel

(seehttp://www2.unine.ch/rh/page1579.html). The initial appointment is limited to three

years and is intended to start November 1, 2013 (or later, according to a mutual

agreement). Candidates should have excellent oral and written English and German skills.

Working languages at the SFM are French and German; knowledge of both languages is

an important asset.

Job

application

Applications should comprise a motivation letter, a full CV and the list of previous works.

The deadline for applications is September 30th, 2013 and should be sent to Ms NadjaRinchetti (nadja.rinchetti@unine.ch