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Call - Visiting Lectureship in the Sociology (Univ Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona)


Two-year visiting lectureship in the Sociology section

The Department of Political and Social Science at the Pompeu Fabra University invites applications for a two-year visiting lectureship in the area of sociology (http://www.upf.edu/demosoc/) *starting * in September of 2014*. There is the possibility of conversion into a tenure-track contract.

Applicants should hold a PhD in Sociology, Demography, Economics or Statistics, with a strong background in quantitative research methods. Preferred areas of specialization are: *migration * research, demographic analysis, social stratification, social problems and exclusion*.

Teaching duties include courses at both undergraduate and gradúate level. The successful candidate is expected to become integrated in any of our ongoing, comparative research projects which focus on the following themes: family demography, international migration, changing relations between households and labour markets, the dynamics of life chances, women and employment, and social and family policies.

Our department combines research in political science, demography, sociology, criminology and industrial relations. It offers degrees at both the undergraduate and doctoral level. The Centre for Higher Education Development ranks it among the best departments in Political Science in Europe.

Applicants should send a reference letter and CV, including a description of their teaching and research experience, to:

Sra. Carme Casanovas

Secretary of Department of Political and Social Sciences

Ramon TriasFargas, 25-27

08005 Barcelona, Spain

E-mail: carme.casanovas@upf.edu

*The deadline for completed applications is 10th of March, 2014 *