Two Junior Visiting Researchers in Romani Studies 2017-2018

October 12, 2017

Two Junior Visiting Researchers in Romani Studies 2017-2018  

Application Deadline: October 24,  2017

Starting Date: November 15,  2017

Full of Part-Time: Full Time

The Romani Studies Program (RSP) of the Central European University (CEU) invites applications for two Junior Visiting Researchers in Romani Studies as part of the Roma in European Societies (RES) initiative. The positions are for one year. The two Junior Researchers will work closely with CEU Chair of Romani Studies.

CEU’s Roma in European Societies is a collaborative initiative supporting efforts to improve the situation of Roma in all sectors at the local, national, and regional levels through teaching, course development, research, leadership development, and community outreach. RES is funded by the Velux Foundations, Roma Education Fund and the OSF Roma Initiatives Office. The Romani Studies Program (RSP) of the Central European University (CEU) invites applications for two Junior Visiting Researchers in Romani Studies as part of the Roma in European Societies (RES) initiative. The positions are for one year. The two Junior Researchers will work closely with CEU Chair of Romani Studies.

The Junior Visiting Researchers will be contribute to RES activities by carrying out their own research projects. The research projects would preferably focus on the following topics: Antigypsyism, Economic and Other Forms of Oppression of Roma, Representation of Roma in Media, Social and Political Mobilization of Roma, and Roma Representation and Leadership. Other activities might include organizing seminars, conferences, debates and other events or tasks assigned by the Chair of Romani Studies. The Junior Visiting Researchers will be based at the CEU RSP premises in Budapest, Hungary.

Requirements: 

  • Applicants must hold a master’s degree or equivalent in the social sciences or humanities and have previous research and/or professional experience in working with Roma communities. 
  • Applicants are expected to be able to communicate fluently in English (speaking & writing) as this is the working language of the program.   They must have a demonstrated record of policy engagement. 

Compensation:

We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience, as well as a dynamic and international academic environment.

How to apply:

Applicants need to submit:

  •  A description of research proposal stating clearly the aim, objectives, activities, results, and risks (max. 3,500 words).  
  • A CV including information about previous important work and publications as well as a record of policy engagement and/or responsibilities (max 5 pages).  
  • The names and email addresses of two referees.  

 Informal enquiries may be addressed to res@ceu.edu

Applications need to be submitted by email in a single PDF file at advert@ceu.edu, indicating the job code in the subject line: 2018/011.

CEU is an equal opportunity employer.

About CEU

Central European University (CEU) is a graduate research-intensive university specializing in the social sciences, humanities, law, public policy and management. It is located in Budapest, and accredited in the United States and Hungary. CEU’s mission is to promote academic excellence, state-of-the-art research, research-based teaching and learning and civic engagement, in order to contribute to the development of open societies in Central and Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and other emerging democracies throughout the world. CEU offers both Master’s and doctoral programs, and enrolls more than 1,400 students from over 100 countries. The teaching staff consists of more than 180 resident faculty, from over 50 countries, and a large number of prominent visiting scholars from around the world. The language of instruction is English.

For more information, please visit www.ceu.edu

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