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Research Jobs at University of Amsterdam

Research Jobs at University of Amsterdam

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City: Amsterdam
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Research Jobs at the University of Amsterdam

Position: Postdoctoral researcher in Sociology at the Department of Sociology


The Postdoctoral researcher will have an interest in cultural sociology, and specifically, in the rise of global economic elites and their impact on cultural fields.

In particular, s/he will be doing the following duties

  • Conducting empirical research, writing academic articles and a monograph.
  • Cooperating with other team members in developing & executing the research.
  • Participating in conferences and seminars.
  • Assisting in the supervision of Ph.D. candidates in the project.
  • Furthermore, performing other duties if needed.


The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications

  • Doctoral degree in Sociology or another relevant sub-discipline of Social Sciences or Humanities. In addition to that, affinity with the cultural field.
  • Publications in peer-reviewed journals or with established academic publishers.
  • Extensive experience with empirical research.
  • Excellent command of English.
  • Moreover, relevant language skills pertaining to the project countries will be considered as an advantage.

About the University of Amsterdam

The University of Amsterdam is a public university in Amsterdam, the capital city of Netherlands. It is the largest university in the Netherlands with a total enrollment of over 31,000. In addition to that, it is one of the largest research universities in Europe. Overall, it has  4,794 staff, 1,340 Ph.D. students and an annual budget of €600 million. The university has seven academic faculties: Humanities, Social and Behavioural Sciences, Economics and Business,  Science, Law, Medicine, and Dentistry. However, in 2018 and 2019 the two departments of Media and Communication were commonly standing at 1st rank in the world by subject by QS Ranking.


Type of Opportunity Academic Job
Deadline08 December,2019
Company NameUniversity of Amsterdam



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