Postdoc position; Life-course studies

Posted: March 18, 2017 in Apr-Jun Deadline, Estonia, Europe, Other/Jobs, Political Sciences, Post Doc, Social Sciences, Sociology

Tallinn University invites applications for the postdoctoral researcher who will participate in the work of the Tallinn University (TU) Centre of Excellence in Interdisciplinary Life-course Studies. TU Centre of Excellence in Interdisciplinary Life-course Studies aims to enable the initiation and implementation of high level interdisciplinary research projects involving studies of life-course in cooperation with sociologists, demographers and political scientists.


  • Applicants must hold a doctoral degree or an equivalent qualification in Sociology, Political Science, Demography or cognate fields awarded within the past 5 years as of the deadline for the submission of grant application.
  • A doctoral degree defended outside of TU is required in the case of a post-doctoral fellow.
  • Applicant must possess fluency in English (C1) for teaching and research.

Location: Tallinn.

Starting date: temporary position; September 1st 2017 to August 31st 2019


  • Motivation letter addressed to the Rector in which the applicant provides an overview of the aims seeking to realize in developing the field of teaching, research and development or creative activity.
  • CV
  • Copies of the document proving the qualification to hold the position and its annexes.
  • Originals of the document proving qualification and its annexes or certified copies may be requested from the candidate.
  • List of research publications
  • Link to the full text of, or, if it is not possible, a file of one representative research publication.
  • The application documents shall be submitted only in English if proficiency in Estonian is not required from the person filling the position.
—————-Quick Overview————-
Organization Tallinn University
Fellowship Level Postdoctoral
Country Estonia
Subject areas Sociology, Political Science, Demography
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 17th April 2017

More information about the position

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