Assistant Professor in the area of Economic Sociology and Sociology of Work and Organizations.
Ca’ Foscari is a research intensive institution committed to competing for international scientific excellence through the recruitment of the best academic talents worldwide. Talented young researchers and experienced senior professors make Ca’ Foscari a stimulating environment for career development and research freedom. Our university is committed to research excellence, funding promising researchers and developing international partnerships. As a leading research university, Ca’ Foscari explores cutting-edge research directions across disciplinary boundaries, setting a new agenda designed around six global challenges.
Ca’ Foscari is looking for a researcher in the area of Economic Sociology and Sociology of Work and Organizations capable of inspiring students to become game-changers in their own fields and to make a genuine difference in the world.
Research in the field of economic sociology, sociology of work/employment, of professions, of the organization of social policies and interventions, of local development, of the organization, transformation and innovation of employment, welfare and social service policies. Development and coordination of research projects, including applications for competitive grants.
Teaching in BA- and MA-level courses (in Italian and English) in the field of economic sociology, sociology of work, of professions, of welfare, of the organization of social policies and social interventions, within the academic discipline of economic sociology and similar/close disciplines. Teaching activities include lecturing and the conduction of interactive working groups, labs and seminars.
This position is at the Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage, whose aim is to provide students with the knowledge to develop those interpretive, critical, analytical and communication skills that are necessary to understand and navigate the complexities of life in the 21st century.
The Department fosters a positive and respectful environment for
faculty and students, where diversity is embraced and new ideas are
The Department’s uniqueness is exemplified by its multidisciplinary and innovative approach to Philosophy, Art History, Social Sciences and Education Sciences, its four main areas of interest.
Thematic study centers, strong international ties, close attention to local issues and sustainable development themes all contribute to the attractiveness of the Department.
Since its foundation in 1868, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice has been a leader in Economics and Foreign Languages and Cultures. Today, Ca’ Foscari is exploring new frontiers in research, focusing on Climate Change, Digital Humanities, Digital and Social Innovation, and Nanosciences. An intellectual powerhouse of international repute in the heart of the city of Venice, Ca’ Foscari provides a one-of-a-kind blend of scientific research, cultural heritage and history, offering a life-changing experience to its students and researchers, with a transformative impact on the local community.
Ca’ Foscari University of Venice has also obtained the full Human Resources Strategy for Researchers certificate, a set of initiatives to improve work conditions for researchers and to attract talents worldwide. Ca’ Foscari provides applicants with exclusive services and onboarding initiatives. Our Housing office will help you search for a suitable and convenient accommodation, matching your needs and preferences with the available options.
If you are a non-Italian applicant or if you have resided outside of Italy for more than 3 years, you will benefit from a favorable tax treatment for the first 6 years of the contract.
Read the call here: https://www.unive.it/data/38002/?id=2021-UNVE000-0022720
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