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Postdoctoral researcher in the Willy Brandt Centre for German and European Studies

University of Wrocław – Willy Brandt Centre for German and European Studies
Location: Wrocław, Poland
Salary: 120 000 PLN
Hours: Full time
Contract Type: Fixed-term (3 years)
Closing date applications: 15th March 2021

The Willy Brandt Centre for German and European Studies at the University of Wrocław wishes to appoint a full-time postdoctoral researcher in the research project „Democracy in pandemic times: towards a decline or a new form of representative democracy? (PANDEMO)” funded by the National Science Centre, NCN. The overall goal of the project is to examine how the COVID-19 pandemic affected representative democracy at the national and European level. More specifically, the project analyses the influence of the pandemic on legislative, scrutiny and representative powers of parliaments (national and the EP).

Main duties:

• To undertake individual and collaborative research leading to international quality publications within the thematic focus of the research project

• To actively contribute to planning, organisation and management of research tasks

• To participate in dissemination of research results Personal specification:

• A PhD in Politics or closely related discipline

• Prior research record (or interest) in legislative studies (national parliaments and/or EP)

• A good record of publications

• Excellent knowledge of English

• The ability to work both in a team and independently

Knowledge of Polish is not required. The post holder should have a doctorate awarded by a different university than the one at which the position is being offered (NCN requirement regarding postdoctoral positions). Please send your application documents (motivation letter, CV, list of publications) electronically to prof. dr. Aleksandra Maatsch Only shortlisted candidates will be asked for a letter of recommendation. Interviews: first half of April 2021.

For further details you may contact the principal investigator, Aleksandra Maatsch: