5-year PhD Lausanne (Political Science)

Doctoral Assistant in Political Theory


    To complete the team, the Centre of Public Law of the Law School of the Faculty of Law, Criminal Justice and Public Administration is looking for a Doctoral Assistant in Political Theory for Professor Sandrine Baume.

    Job information
    Expected start date in position : October 1, 2023, or on an agreed date

    Contract length : 1 year, renewable 2 x 2 years, maximum 5 years

    Activity rate : 80 %

    Workplace : Lausanne-Dorigny, quartier Unil-Chamberonne
    Your responsibilities
    In your activities:

    50% of the regular working hours will be spent on the preparation of the doctoral thesis;
    50% of the regular working hours will be spent on assisting with teaching and research activities.

    Your qualifications
    In order to complete our team, we are looking for someone with the following skills : 

    Master's degre in Political Science, Law or Humanities;
    Desire to write a doctoral thesis in political theory focusing on the relations between discernment evaluation and political rights, notably for people with mental and psychic disability;

    Linguistic competences: fluency in English and French.

    What the position offers you
    We offer a nice working place in a multicultural, diverse and dynamic academic environment. Opportunities for professional training, a lot of activities and other benefits to discover.

    Further information on www.unil.ch/carrieres
    Contact for further information
    Prof. Sandrine Baume
    e-mail : sandrine.baume@unil.ch
    Your application
    Deadline : 25th August 2023

    Interested candidates should submit a full application file in Word or PDF format (letter of motivation, CV, copy of university diplomas, copy of master thesis or any other research paper and a short description of the PhD project related to the above topic [1-2 p.]).

    Only applications through this website will be taken into account.
    We thank you for your understanding.

    Additional information
    UNIL is committed to equal opportunities and diversity.

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