Postdoctoral Fellowships – Center for Demographic Research
Posted: 10/24/2017 (Employment)
The Centre for demographic research (DEMO) de l’Université catholique de Louvain – Belgium informs you of the launch of the «FSR Post-doc 2018» call for postdoc fellowships by the Université catholique de Louvain. These fellowships – for a period of 24 months – are addressed to researchers who have not stayed or worked in Belgium for more than 12 months over the last 3 years, and with maximum 5 years of postdoctoral experience.
Candidates must also apply in parallel to the Mandates of the F.R.S.-FNRS: https://www.frs-fnrs.be/index.php/appel-reglements.
Information on this call and application forms are available at: https://uclouvain.be/fr/chercher/actualites/fsr-2018-pour-l-octroi-de-10-bourses-de-postdoctorat.html.
The application for a postdoctoral fellowship needs to be supported by the Research Centre in which the applicant intends to work. Interested candidates are invited to follow this procedure:
• By Monday, November 20, 2017: send a CV (first three pages of the application form) and a preliminary project (1-2 pages). This should be sent by email to email@example.com.
• Friday, December 8: shortlisted candidates will be informed by the research centre.
• December 8, 2017 to January 29, 2018: Preparation of the application, with the support of the research centre.
• January 29, 2018: deadline for submission of applications: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Research in the Centre for Demographic Research is organized around these broad themes:
• Methods of data collection and data analysis
• Historical demography
• Couples formation, fertility, gender, and well-being
• Ageing and intergenerational relations-
• Health and Mortality
• Migrations, urbanisation and spatial redistribution of population
• Population and environment.
Here are some examples of general themes that can be supported:
• Longterm urban, demographic and economic transitions: the role of internal and international migrations (P. Bocquier)
• Child mortality, migration and family composition in Africa: comparative longitudinal analysis (P. Bocquier)
• Socioeconomic inequalities and celibacy: international comparison of trends in marriage practices (P. Bocquier)
• International migration during the interwar period (T. Eggerickx)
• The migration of elderly (T. Eggerickx)
• Bayesian modelling of mortality trends (B. Masquelier)
• Mortality and causes of death in low and middle-income countries (B. Masquelier)
• Social and spatial inequalities in mortality in Belgium (T. Eggerickx, B. Masquelier)
• Microsimulation in demographic research (B. Masquelier)
• Family transformations in a gender perspective (E. Rizzi)
• Ageing and family ties (E. Rizzi)
• Life course events and well-being (E. Rizzi)
• International migration and integration in Belgium, with a focus on subSaharan African migrants (B. Schoumaker)
• Links between policies, legal framework and migration in Belgium (B. Schoumaker)
• Male fertility (B. Schoumaker)
• Fertility changes in subSaharan Africa (B. Schoumaker)
Publications and research projects of our Research Centre are described in our activity reports.
Location: l’Université catholique de Louvain