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Thursday, 18 June 2020 14:34

Postdoc Opportunity: Department of Social and Political Science at the University of Milan is recruiting a post-doctoral researcher

Postdoc Opportunity: 

The Department of Social and Political Science at the University of Milan is looking to seeking to recruit a post-doctoral researcher. The position is fully funded for two years and can be renewed for a further two years.

The researcher will work directly with Professor Anne-Marie Jeannet on her ERC funded project DESPO “Deindustrializing Societies and the Political Consequences.” The aim of this project is to reveal how a person’s individual, family, and local community experiences of manufacturing decline transform the way they participate in politics and their political attitudes over the course of their life. DESPO will focus on the long-term consequences by five decades of manufacturing decline and its political aftermath (1965-2015).

The ideal applicant will be a skilled quantitative researcher that has demonstrated experience working with administrative data, managing large datasets, and data linking. He/she should also have a strong competence in geographic software (GIS), statistical software (STATA or R), and preparing documents in LaTeX. A preference will be giving to candidates who have demonstrated interest in working class politics, electoral realignment, or economic restructuring. The position is in English and knowledge of Italian is NOT required. 

The position is open to candidates with a PhD with various social science backgrounds such as: sociology, political science, geography, economics, history, or similar disciplines.

The application deadline is July 8, 2020.The starting date for the position is September 1 (negotiable). Application info is available here:  https://www.unimi.it/it/ricerca/ricerca-lastatale/fare-ricerca-da-noi/assegni-e-borse/bandi-assegni-di-ricerca/bando-di-tipo-b-prof-chiesi-dottssa-jeannet-id-4616

Please feel free to contact Anne-Marie Jeannet (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) for any informal inquiries regarding the application process or the position.

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