Closed: Postdoctoral Researcher in Sociology

Are you passionate about investigating the social, economic, and health consequences of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic among young people?

Then apply for our open position as postdoctoral researcher in sociology! Join our team in August 2021!

***Please, note: the application period has been closed by now***

A specific focus will be on various policy-relevant facets of social inequality, mental health, and well-being. To this end, as postdoctoral researcher you will analyze data collected by the Youth Survey Luxembourg (YSL) and the project Young People and COVID-19: Social, Economic, and Health Consequences of Infection Prevention and Control Measures among Young People (YAC), supervised by Prof. Dr. Robin Samuel.

YSL and YAC cover a range of topics such as attitudes, health, political participation, values, and various items related to the pandemic. Luxembourg is a highly diverse society and there is a need to better understand how social background shapes life chances and outcomes in these challenging times.

In case of your successful application, you will become a member of the YSL and YAC project team at the Centre for Childhood and Youth Research (CCY) within the Department of Social Sciences. The CCY comprises a multidisciplinary research team that examines the conditions and opportunity structures of growing up against the backdrop of social change and inequalities. It maintains strong links to other institutes and relevant organizations within and beyond the department, both nationally and internationally.

We are offering you an extendable 24-months contract in a stimulating and supportive work environment with ample opportunities for collaboration and professional development. Your salary will correspond to University of Luxembourg guidelines. For further information, please, consult the University’s job portal.