The University of Lausanne is seeking a new Ph.D. student and teaching assistant (100%). The successful candidate is expected to write a PhD thesis in public policy and administration and/or regulatory governance, and to assist with teaching and research tasks.
Applicants should be interested in public policy, public administration, and regulatory governance, and have had some methodological training. They need to be motivated to do empirical research and work in a team. Candidates should hold a MA/MSc degree in political science, public administration or in a related social science discipline. In addition, candidates need to be fluent in English and French. The work location is at the University of Lausanne (Switzerland). The salary is determined according to the University pay scale (65'000-75'800 CHF/year, gross). The appointment is limited to five years. Starting date: September 1st, 2015 (or upon agreement).
Please submit a one-page letter outlining your motivation and research interests as well as a CV, a writing sample (e.g., a published article, a chapter from your MA/MSc thesis, a seminar paper), copies of all academic degrees, the names of at least two persons we can contact for a reference, and a brief research proposal for a PhD thesis (1 page, details will be discussed after appointment). Please send your electronic application to: email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>.
For further information, you may contact Prof. Martino Maggetti (email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>) or Prof. David Giauque (email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>).
Deadline for applications: May 31, 2015.