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2017BAPFSWEF286 - Postdoctoral researcher, Migration Data ManagementPosted by: University of Antwerp
Posted date: 2017-Oct-09
The Centre for Migration and Intercultural Studies (CeMIS) of Antwerp University is looking for a
Postdoctoral researcher (100%) with international research experience in migration studies
The researcher will work on the European project ‘CROSS-MIGRATION’ conducted by a multi-partner consortium. The aim of the project is to contribute to a better understanding of current and emerging migration, not by new research but rather by surveying and bringing together existing research on key migration questions. As one of the leading partners, CeMIS is in charge of building a comprehensive ‘knowledge hub’ for migration research. The researcher will be responsible for developing a sustainable research portal, in close cooperation with the other project partners. The overall task of the researcher will be on mapping the migration research field (with a focus on Europe) and on (availability of) migration data itself, data collection and methodological aspects of research on migration.
In addition, as a postdoctoral researcher, the researcher will be expected to take initiative to publish in academic journals, to assist with the preparation and submission of research proposals, to supervise junior researchers, and to offer support in the organisation of conferences, seminars and other events organised by CeMIS.
The major tasks of the postdoctoral researcher will be to carry out the coordination, communication, networking and data mapping tasks as required by CROSS-MIGRATION. This includes:
Additional tasks are:
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