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Full Professor or Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Social Work (50%)

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WorkplaceNeuchâtel, Rue A.-L. Breguet 2, Switzerland
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The successful candidate will teach social work (at doctoral level, with some of the courses open to BA and MA students) and will co-direct the Transdisciplinary Institute of Social Work (ITTS) at the Faculty of Economics and Business (FSE).
She/he is interested in social work as a study object (with a capacity to analyse social problems and research experience
in the field), with a perspective in relation to economics or a branch of management. She/he works in cooperation with the
other faculties, the other disciplines and the other institutions (in particular Universities of Applied Sciences - HES). She/he
is able to teach quantitative research methods (experimental, modelling, field studies, etc.), with a marked interest in the
development of innovative methods. In terms of research, she/he develops fundamental research projects with competitive
funding and projects oriented towards application and intervention, on specific social work issues.


Applicants must hold a PhD in social work, in economics, or in management, or a qualification deemed equivalent. They demonstrate strong competence in research supervision and teaching. They have extensive experience in empirical methods and competence in evaluation, analysis, implementation and management of social work. They demonstrate a record of high-level scientific publications of international significance in social work with a strong link to economics or a branch of management. Courses will be taught
in French and English. Non-French speakers are expected to teach in French after a two-year period.

Contact and Address

Starting date: 1st January 2023 - or upon agreement.

Applications should be uploaded at www.unine.ch/candis (ref. FSE-Trav_soc) in the form of a single PDF file, including a
letter of motivation, a CV documenting full teaching and research experience, a list of publications, copies of diplomas and a list of experts able to assess the candidate’s competence (with at least three names). The candidate is also invited to present a statement (three pages max.) of teaching and research interests, her/his scientific approach to the domain, and projects that she/he intends to undertake at Neuchâtel.

Information: for further information, please contact the Head of the Hiring Committee Mehdi Farsi (mehdi.farsiunine.ch) or the Dean (doyen.secounine.ch) and visit our website at www.unine.ch/seco.

The University of Neuchâtel is committed to provide nondiscriminatory working conditions.


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