Vacancy: Postdoctoral ethnographer for a multisite ethnographic study in Senegal and Europe
The Institute of Security and Global Affairs of the Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs is inviting applications for a Postdoctoral ethnographer for a multisite ethnographic study in Senegal and Europe. JUSTREMIT is an ERC funded research project investigating remittances and justice with a focus on Europe and Senegal. One pillar of the project is an ethnographic study of remittances focusing on Senegalese senders in Europe and receivers in Senegal. Complementing the ethnography will be two PhD candidates working on migration governance issues and the PI’s study of global justice. The ethnographer will be a key member of the team. The position involves substantial field research.
The ethnographer will take the lead on many aspects of the project. That includes but is not limited to: planning the field research, leading the ethics and data reviews, doing the field research, publishing findings, co-authoring articles and chapters with the PI, organizing and participating in conferences, and being a strong advocate for their research subject’s interests.
Although the ethnography will entail lengthy periods of field research in Senegal and Europe, the working place of the candidate will be The Hague. As such, the candidate must live in (or relocate to) The Netherlands for the entirety of the contract. For more information please click here.