The Department of Political Science at the University of Zurich invites applications for a postdoctoral research position in the research group of Prof. Stefanie Walter, full professor for international relations and political economy.
The post-doc will be part of Professor Walter’s ERC-funded research project on “The Mass Politics of Disintegration” (DISINTEGRATION). The project explores when and how one country’s attempts to withdraw from an international institution encourages or deters demands for disintegration in other countries, how these contagion effects are transmitted through domestic elites and domestic discourse, and how the remaining member states ultimately respond during disintegration negotiations.
Very good command of English.
Knowledge of German and other European languages is an asset.
This position opens on:
The preferred starting date for the position is flexible, with a preferred start date in May 2019. A minimum of two-year commitment is requested; renewal up to five years in total is possible and contingent on research productivity and continued fit. The salary is approximately 76.000 CHF/year.
Further inquiries can be directed to Prof. Stefanie Walter (walteripz.uzhch). Additional information about the ERC project can be found at www.stefaniewalter.de.
Closing date for applications:
Review of applications will begin on February 20, 2019. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Please send your application electronically as one PDF-file comprising your letter of interest, CV, transcripts, a writing sample, and the contact details of two people willing to serve as a reference to phd.applicationsipz.uzhch. Please indicate that your application refers to this particular position with the keyword “PostDoc1 Group Walter”.