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Job Opportunity: Graduate Assistant (100%) in sociology of religion, culture, and ethnicity

University of Lausanne, Institute for Social Sciences of Religions

Deadline for application: 30.10.2022

The chosen person will be working at the Institute for social sciences of religions (ISSR), renowned for its expertise in social sciences of religion, diversity and ethnicity. The University of Lausanne notably hosts FORS, the Swiss Center for expertise in social sciences.

Job information

Expected start date in position: 01.01.2023 or to be agreed
Contract length: 1 year, renewable 2 x 2 years, maximum 5 years
Activity rate: 100%
Workplace: Lausanne – Dorigny

Your activities

Support of research and teaching (BA and MA levels) of the chair in sociology of religion (50% of activity rate), and writing of a PhD thesis in that research area (50% of activity rate).

Your qualifications

  • Master in social sciences, religious studies or related disciplines
  • Very good knowledge of quantitative methods
  • High motivation to work in a team
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Languages: French and/or English, German is a plus

Expected output

  • PhD thesis in the framework of the sociology of religion, culture, and ethnicity, supervised by Prof. Jörg Stolz.
  • Publications in high quality outlets, as single author or in co-authorship.

What the position offers you

We offer a nice working place in a multicultural, diverse and dynamic academic environment. Opportunities for professional training, a lot of activities and other benefits to discover.

Contact for further information

Prof. Jörg Stolz:

Your application

Deadline for application: 30.10.2022 . Please send your full application (detailed CV, motivation letter, certificates, references) through our website, in PDF (no compressed files). Only applications through this website will be taken into account. We thank you for your understanding.

Additional information

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