Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB)

Full-time Academic Position in Sociology/Sociology of Work

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The Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences of the ULB is opening a full-time chair in sociology/labour studies including teaching, research and community service tasks.

The successful candidate will participate fully in all supervisory tasks (teaching, supervision of graduate dissertations and PhD students), research and administrative tasks of the Department of Social Sciences and Labour Studies of the Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences. Scientific expertise in the field of sociology of work attested by high-level publications is required. The candidate must demonstrate a good knowledge of French and English and must contribute to the international influence, scientifically and academically, of Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB).

The successful candidate will carry out research in the field of sociology of work and will be affiliated to one of the research units of the Institute of Sociology. He/she will be invited to apply for funding from the European Research Council (ERC) as well as any funding and research projects outside the University (FNRS, Regions, Europe, etc.) allowing him/her to develop his/her research. To this end, he/she will benefit from the support of the ULB Research Department.

Main Research Field : Sociology

Sub Research Field: Sociology of Work

Required educational level: PhD Degree in Political and Social Sciences 

Required Languages :

Français : excellent 

English : excellent 

Interested ?

For more information, please contact Prof. Laurence Roudart (e-mail: Laurence.Roudart@ulb.be)

Applications must be sent by e-mail to the rectorate of the Université Libre de Bruxelles (rectrice@ulb.be) and to the faculty deanship (SPES.Philoscsoc@ulb.be).

They must include the following :

  • an application letter 
  • a Curriculum vitae including a list of publications :
  1. if you want you can complete a standard form via our website at https://www.ulb.be/fr/documents-officiels/completer-votre-cv-en-ligne.  Once completed, it must be downloaded and attached to the application file.
  • a 7,000-character report (4 pages) presenting the applicant’s research activities and a research project, including how these will integrate into ULB’s research teams
  • a teaching dossier including a 7,000-character report (4 pages) on the applicant's previous teaching activities and a teaching project for the first five years in this position; these must be relevant to the faculty and to the teaching profiles for the programmes to which the applicant is to contribute
  • a note on the applicant's international achievements and projects (no more than 4 pages)
  • the names and e-mail addresses of five references (with equal gender representation) who may be contacted by those in charge of evaluating applications.  These references should not have conflicts of interest because of family or emotional ties.
  • the successful candidate may be required to present documents attesting to previous work experience to prove 4 years of scientific seniority.

Equal opportunities policy

ULB's personnel management policy is geared towards diversity and equal opportunities.

We recruit candidates on the basis of their skills, irrespective of age, gender, sexual orientation, origin, nationality, beliefs, disability, etc.

Would you like to be provided with reasonable accommodation in the selection procedure because of a disability, disorder, or illness?  Please contact Marie Botty, the person in charge of diversity aspects for the academic and scientific staff (marie.botty@ulb.be). Be assured of the confidentiality of this information.

More details on the ULB gender and diversity policy are available at https://www.ulb.be/en/about-ulb/gender-equality-at-ulb

You will find all the regulations relating to academic careers on our site at http://www.ulb.ac.be/emploi/academique.html.

Reference : 2023/A014

Application deadline : 31/01/2023

Start date: 01/10/2023

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Full-time Academic Position in Sociology/Sociology of Work
Avenue Franklin Roosevelt 50 Brussels, Belgium
Application deadline
2023-01-31 23:59:59
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