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
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