Researcher, Department of Peace and Conflict Research
Sort on published: 2018-11-27
Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 42,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of SEK 6.7 billion.
The Department of Peace and Conflict Research was established in 1971 to conduct peace research and offer Courses in peace and conflict studies. Currently approx. 70 persons are employed at the Department and at present some 300-400 students are enrolled every academic year. Courses offered include undergraduate and post-graduate courses, as well as a Ph. D. programme.
The department is now looking for a researcher for a full-time permanent position.
The researcher will work on the role of third parties in contexts of humanitarian emergencies and peacekeeping operations. Together with other researchers in the team, the recruited researcher will work to analyze the role of third party actors in enhancing human security, particularly related to civilian protection and complex emergencies. The researcher will also work on the role of mission composition in affecting peacekeeping effectiveness. The position may also entail limited teaching at the undergraduate- and/or graduate-levels and administration.
Qualifications and required skills
PhD in Peace and Conflict Studies. Peer-reviewed publications in the field of third party intervention and conflict dynamics. Documented experience in collecting and analysing conflict-data and experience from large-scale data collection. Documented experience working with quantitative and qualitative research methods. Advanced proficiency in written English.
Additional qualifications/Qualification desired: Experience from field-work in and/or documented in-depth knowledge of cases relevant to the research project, including Mali, Somalia or DRC.
Application should include
Applications shall be submitted in English and must include a cover letter (no longer than 1 A4 page) and your CV.
Uppsala University strives to be an inclusive workplace that promotes equal opportunities and attracts qualified candidates who can contribute to the University’s excellence and diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people of all backgrounds.
Salary: Individually negotiated salary.
Starting date: 2019-01-01 or as otherwise agreed.
Type of position: Permanent full-time position.
For further information about the position please contact
Hanne Fjelde; email@example.com and Chiara Ruffa; firstname.lastname@example.org
Please submit your application by 12 December 2018, UFV-PA 2018/4076.
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Placement: Department of Peace and Conflict Research
Type of employment: Full time , Permanent position
Pay: Fixed salary
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
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Suzanne Borén Andersson, TCO/ST 018-471 6251
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Number of reference: UFV-PA 2018/4076
Last application date: 2018-12-12