11 May, 2015

Job Posting

The University of Luxembourg is looking for its Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education within the Research Unit IPSE for a

Research Associate (M/F) – Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning
  • Ref: F3R-IPS-PAU-15SPMI (code budgétaire du projet)
  • Fixed-term contract, start date as soon as possible until 31st October 2015, 40 hours/week
  • Employee status
 Project outline
The overall objective of the contract is to help develop and draft the Luxembourg national report for the International Migration Outlook (SOPEMI) of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), in cooperation with the European Migration Network, National Contact Point Luxembourg, and the Luxembourgish Reception and Integration Office (Office luxembourgeois de l’accueil et de l’intégration - OLAI).

Your Role
The research associate will work within the research project “SOPEMI” in the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning.  Under the supervision of the Professor Birte Nienaber, he/she will:
  • Follow the latest developments in the national migration policies;
  • Research the necessary data for the SOPEMI report 2015;
  • Draft and finalize the report in accordance to the OECD regulations in English language;
  • Prepare a national annual expert meeting and discuss the national migration topics with the OECD officials;
  • Participate at a meeting together with other national experts at the OECD.
For further information please contact:
Prof. Dr. Birte Nienaber
E-Mail: birte.nienaber@uni.lu
Tel: +352 466644-9318

Your Profile

  • Master (or equivalent) in Geography, Migration Studies or any other related field
  • Experienced in the field of migration
  • Ability to establish contacts at national and international level
  • Ability to work independently and within an interdisciplinary team
  • Knowledge in Data collection, tables and graphs creation and Reporting
  • Experienced in the use of common computer software (Microsoft Office)
  • Good communication and drafting skills
As the candidate will have to deal with in a multilingual context, he/she must be fluent in English and French (written and spoken). Knowledge of German and Luxembourgish will be considered as an advantage.

We offer
  • The research associate will work in the international environment of the University of Luxembourg and will be member of the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning
  • He/She will have the opportunity to work closely with the Luxembourg and OECD migration experts and to participate in the OECD annual expert group meeting.
Further Information
Candidates should submit the following documents:
  • letter of motivation
  • curriculum vitae
  • copies of diplomas
Please apply online by May 22nd, 2015.
The University is an equal opportunity employe

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