FULL-TIME ACADEMIC POSITION IN DEVELOPMENT SOCIOLOGY
FACULTY OF PHILOSOPHY AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
Reference : 2021/A020 Application deadline: 28 February 2021 Start date: 1st October 2021 Job description . The post involves participating in all the teaching (including the supervision of master and PhD candidates), research and administrative tasks of the . Candidates must have an expertise in Development Sociology as attested by publications in scientific journals.
Candidates will be able to teach both in English and in French.
The successful candidate will have to contribute to the scientific and academic renown of the Université Libre de Bruxelles and will be invited to apply for a grant from the European Research Council (ERC) and for ...) enabling him/her to develop his/her research. The ULB Research Department will assist with applications. Area of Research: Development studies Educational and scientific goals: . Three of these courses are already in the program, namely: [a] "Introduction générale à l’étude des pays en développement", course given at BA level to second year students in Sociology and anthropology, Humanities and social sciences, third year students in Political science, general orientation , as well as to MA students in Educational sciences.
This course is taught in French. [b] "Development and Globalization: Theories and Practices" given at MA level to first year students in Population and development studies and in other masters.
This course will be taught in English. It will critically present the main theories of development, whether dominant or not, the practices they have inspired in the formulation, implementation and evaluation of development policies, programs and projects, as well as their main identified effects.
It will also present a sociological analysis of current debates in the field of sustainable development, for example on climate change, biodiversity, gender, . [c] "Stage et rapport de stage" in the master in Population and development studies. Candidates will be invited to formulate an original course proposal in the field of Development sociology to . This course proposal should be consistent .
Regarding the research included in the load, the candidate will have to carry out research relating to Development sociology within one of the research units of the Institute of Sociology, and will promote . Courses covered at the time of recruitment:
- POLID204 "Introduction générale à l’étude des pays en développement"
- SOCAD461 "Development and Globalization:
Theories and Practices"
- SOCAD539 "Stage et rapport de stage" Qualifications required : PhD Degree (with doctoral thesis) in Social Sciences, or in Development Studies.
Skills required ï‚· Applicants should have at least 4 years of research experience at the time of their recruitment.
ï‚· Post-doctoral experience and an excellent scientific record are a plus. ï‚· Exchange periods outside of the applicantshome institution (during or after their PhD) will be taken into consideration when evaluating applications.
ï‚· If you are not fluent in French, you must nevertheless have a C1 level because you will have to teach in French from the first year following your appointment.
ï‚· Field research experience in at least one developing country. Interested
- For more information, please contact Ms Roudart (telephone:
+32 2 650.48.20
Laurence.Roudartulb.ac.be ) . Applications must be sent by e-mail to the rectorate of the Université Libre de Bruxelles (rectriceulb.be ) and to the faculty deanship ( SPES.Philoscsoculb.be ). They must include the following : ï‚· an application letter ï‚· a Curriculum vitae including a list of publications : if you want you can complete a standard form via our website at ?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ulb.be%2Ffr%2Fdocuments-&module=jobs&id=1193359" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ulb.be%2Ffr%2Fdocuments-&module=jobs&id=1193359" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">https://www.ulb.be/fr/documents- officiels/completer-votre-cv-en-ligne. Once completed, it must be downloaded and attached to the . ï‚· any relevant documents showing 4 years of research experience ï‚· a 7,000-character report (4 pages) presenting the applicant-s research activities and a research project, including how these will integrate into ULB-s research teams ï‚· a teaching dossier including a 7,000-character report (4 pages) on the applicant’s previous teaching activities and a teaching project for the first five years in this position; these must be relevant to the faculty and to the teaching profiles for the programmes to which the applicant is to contribute ï‚· a note on the applicant’s international achievements and projects (no more than 4 pages) ï‚· the names and e-mail addresses of five referees (respecting the gender balance) who may be contacted by those in charge of evaluating applications.
These referees should not have conflicts of interest . The appointment to the academic staff of ULB is made at -Premier Assistantlevel, if the candidate has had a PhD for less than eight years (on 1 October of the year of appointment). If the candidate has had a PhD
for eight or more years, on 1 October of the year of appointment, then the appointment is made at -Chargé de Courslevel.
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