REMESO seeks Postdoctor in Migration and Ethnic Studies with a focus on IT, globalisation and labour market changes

REMESO – the Institute for Research on Migration, Ethnicity and Society at Linköping University in Sweden

The postdoctoral position holder is expected to conduct high level research to the extent of at least 80 per cent of full time duties, within REMESO’s research programme, with a focus on migration-related developments within the ICT sector. This entails research on globalisation, migration policy and international migration trends, and the connections between labour market flexibilisation and ethnified- and gendered segmentation processes. Empirically, the research shall be oriented towards trans-national and/or comparative studies of labour migration, working life and the development of the ICT sector.

20 per cent of the position holder’s duties consist of teaching within the research area of the assignment and participation in the institute’s overall programme of work commensurate with its status as a leading research environment at Linköping University.

The person we seek shall have completed a doctoral degree (PhD) within a social science discipline relevant to the research topic. The appointee shall be able to show documented skill and thorough experience of research on globalisation and working life changes, including publications in peer reviewed international journals. Of special weight is proven experience in conducting comparative research on organizational development and transformation of working life in the ICT sector or other high technology sector with perspectives on migration and migration policy, ethnicity and gender.

The position commences August 1, 2011, or according to agreement. A post doctor can be appointed up to two years maximum, with prolongation if special circumstances arise.

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