Graduate assistant in Social Inequality and Social Policy staff

The Institute of social sciences (ISS) invites applications for a position of: Graduate assistant in Social Inequality and Social Policy.

Starting date:                01.09.2020 (or as soon as possible thereafter)
Duration of contract:     1 year once, plus 2 years renewable once,                                                                with a maximum duration of 5 years.
Employment rate:         100%
Workplace:                    Lausanne Mouline, Géopolis
Annual gross salary:     CHF 65’000.- (first year)

Your responsabilities

  • Preparation of a doctoral thesis (50% of working time at least)
  • Joint research projects and participation in the activities of the department (25% of working time)
  • Assisting with teaching on topics of social policy and social inequality under supervision of a senior academic (25% of working time)

Your qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Social Sciences with a quantitative component (Sociology, Political Science, Demography, Economics, Psychology or similar degree)
  • Interest in Topics of Social Inequality, Social Policy and the Life Course
  • Practical experience with quantitative social science data analysis methods
  • Familiarity with statistical software (e.g. Stata, R, SPSS)
  • Proficiency in English and French. Further fluency in French can be acquired during the 1st year of employment by participating in the free courses at the School of French as a Foreign language

Contact for further information

Leen Vandecasteele – Associate Professor

Application deadline : June 21 2020

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