Vacancies at ISS

Two Assistant Professors in Migration and Development

Consistent with the ISS strategy and with an eye to current and future developments in the area of development studies, ISS is looking for two Assistant Professors in Migration and Development.

Application deadline - 5 September 2019

The successful candidates will have a broad interdisciplinary academic training and experience, including a background in (international) migration and development studies. Both are expected to play a central role in ISS teaching and research on migration. Knowledge is expected of both international and intra-national migration, from a perspective of global development and governance. Expertise in issues of migrants’ situation in host societies is desirable.

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Post-doc Sustainable Development, Inequalities and Environmental Justice

The main task of the post-doctoral researcher is to support the Prince Claus Chairholder in the research on sustainable development, inequalities and environmental justice.

She/he is expected to carry out research (including fieldwork) related to the incorporation of equity and environmental justice concerns in the policies and programmes related to the implementation of the SDG agenda, and the role of civil society organisations in advancing these concerns.

Application deadline - 8 September 2019

The specific research activities undertaken by the researcher will be specified in consultation with the Chairholder, while the researcher is also expected to build her/his own creative engagement with this endeavour. The successful candidate will be encouraged to use her/his past experience to contribute to the conceptual understanding of inequalities and environmental justice in its various dimensions.

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Vacancy for Professor of Technology and Global Development

The main role of the Coordinator is to manage the everyday operations of a team of project officers supporting externally funded research and capacity-building projects at ISS as well as directly managing a portfolio of your own projects. 

Application deadline - 15 September 2019

Without being prescriptive it is expected that the successful applicant will develop research around themes such as:

  • The use of technological applications and innovations by governments to deliver more effective public services especially in the areas of social protection and health
  • To identify and examine how new technologies and innovations may be used to tackle global issues such as environmental sustainability and climate change
  • To explore barriers to uptake, identify the effects of new technologies and explore how promising technologies may lead to greater global benefits (reduce poverty, enhance inclusive growth) as opposed to leading to greater inequality within and across countries.

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Ongoing internship

Internship Marketing & Communication

Please note that this internship is available twice a year, in the period September – February and February – July. This is a 0.5 – 0.8 fte position.

Please only apply if the internship is part of a study programme.

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