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Postdoctoral Fellow in Economic Sociology. Deadline: February 14, 2021

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Laboratory for Studies in Economic Sociology
HSE University

Moscow, Russia 

Laboratory for Studies in Economic Sociology in Moscow, Russia, invites applications for postdoctoral research positions in the field of economic sociology.

About HSE University

The Higher School of Economics (HSE University) is a young, dynamic and fast-growing Russian research university. Over the past 25 years, HSE University has become a leader in Russian education, while also being recognized globally.

For instance, we were the first state-run university in Russia to begin recruiting on the international academic market. We aim at being a university with a highly attuned approach to training new professionals. Therefore, we are eager to hire people with real experience, as well as basic and applied knowledge. Committed to high-quality research, HSE University now has more than 100 research institutes and centres and over 50 international research laboratories collaborating with international specialists from all over the world.

Requirements

The general requirements for the postdoctoral fellowship positions are the following:

  • Candidates must hold a recent PhD in the field of sociology, anthropology or related areas which was awarded over the last 5 years or received before starting work at HSE in a relevant field by an internationally recognized university and has been assessed by external reviewers as having the potential to pursue research that is publishable in leading peer-reviewed journals;
  • Candidates should have a strong background in social theory and social research methodology, ability to conduct social research (qualitative and/or quantitative), to work in team, and to write academic papers.
  • Fluent English is an obligatory condition as research and other activities are conducted in English. Knowledge of Russian is not required;
  • Relevant experience will be an asset although not required.

The position involves:

  • working under the direct supervision of Prof. Vadim RadaevZoya Kotelnikova or Elena Berdysheva;
  • participants are encouraged to pursue their own research along with working on Laboratory for Studies in Economic Sociology research projects such as:
    • dynamics and structure of inter-firm relationships;
    • evolution of remote work;
    • financial behavior of population;
    • dynamics and structure of alcohol consumption;
    • economic discourse in mass-media;
    • intergenerational gaps in social and consumer practices;
    • politics in consumption and price-making logics;
    • industrial enterprises under emerging capitalism.
  • writing research papers for international peer-reviewed journals in co-authorship with the members of the Laboratory for Studies in Economic Sociology
  • participation in the events of the Laboratory for Studies in Economic Sociology and other contribution to the Lab’s development;
  • public presentations of candidate’s own research to the academic community;
  • some teaching is encouraged, though not required.

 

Conditions

Appointments are made for one year. Postdoctoral fellows have an opportunity of renewal of the contract (no more than two times).

HSE University offers postdoctoral fellows a competitive salary, the standard medical insurance plan, a working space equipped with a computer and free Internet access at the University.

The Laboratory for Studies in Economic Sociology offers access to its databases:

  • Retailer-supplier relationships in Russia (2007, 2010, 2013, 2016, and 2019)
  • Financial behavior of the population in Russia (2007–2019)
  • the Freelancers Census (2009, 2011, and 2014)

Application Process

Applications must be submitted online. Please provide a CVa statement of research interest and a recent research paper submitted via the online application form. At least two letters of recommendation should be sent directly to the International Faculty Recruitment Office at fellowship@hse.ru before the application deadline. Please note that direct applications to the hiring laboratory may not be reviewed.

Read more about the application process here.

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For more information:

If you have any additional questions, feel free to contact the International Faculty Recruitment Office at fellowship@hse.ru

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