Post.doc in Collaborative policymaking in EU member states (TROPICO)

Roskilde Universitet (RUC)

Ph.d. & forskning

Post.doc in Collaborative policymaking in EU member states

The Department of Social Sciences and Business invites applications for a position as post-Doctoral researcher in Collaborative policymaking in EU member states. The researcher will be employed for three years to work on the research project ‘TROPICO’ funded under the EU H2020 programme. TROPICO seeks to comparatively examine how public administrations are transformed to enhance collaboration in policy design and service delivery, advancing the participation of public, private and societal actors. The relevant project work package is led by Professor Peter Triantafillou, Roskilde University. The position is available from January 1, 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is linked to the research group ‘Roskilde School of Governance’.

The Post-Doctoral position includes research, teaching and outreach obligations. The applicant should match the profile below:

  • Ambitious research profile within public administration or similar field preferably with a focus on comparative policy analysis and multi-actor collaborative policymaking
  • Experience in extensive independent and original data collection and analysis
  • Ability to teach in English and in Danish
  • Strong skills in qualitative methods and basic quantitative methods skills
  • Proven ability to engage in dialogue with significant actors within the public, private societal sectors
  • Teaching experience within the field of public administration, political science and/or sociology
  • Keen interest and experience in interdisciplinary project-based teaching and supervision.

Responsibilities and tasks:
The post-Doctoral’s duties will primarily include research (including publication/academic dissemination duties) within the TROPICO Project (primarily work package 8 dealing with accountability and legitimacy in collaborative policymaking in EU member states) and also research-based teaching (with associated examination duties) within the following teaching programmes: ‘Forvaltning’, International Public Administration and Politics, and the Social Science Bachelor Programme. In addition to research and research-based teaching, the position also includes a duty to share knowledge with the rest of society – including participation in the public debate. Furthermore, the post doc is expected to participate in research and teaching group activities.

The successful candidate is expected to;

  • conduct research meeting international standards
  • collaborate with researchers in an international research environment within the TROPICO project
  • contribute to the development of the research profile of the department
  • participate in the department’s communication with the broader public
  • take responsibility for the long-term well-being of the department
  • promote RUC’s academic reputation.

Applicants must hold a PhD degree or equivalent in an appropriate field. You are also required to be enterprising, to possess good interpersonal skills and to be a visible, active participant in the department’s daily activities, in addition to being willing to engage in disciplinary and interdisciplinary collaboration across the department.

In the assessment of the candidates consideration will be given to the following:

  • Fit of your research topic to the TROPICO objectives including research experience in accountability or legitimacy or both in EU member state policies
  • Scientific production and research potential at an international level
  • Experience in teaching
  • Ability to promote and utilize research results through dissemination
  • Ability to contribute to development of the Department’s internal and external cooperation

Further information project documents may be obtained by contacting Professor of Public Administration, Peter Triantafillou +45 46742371, .

Details about Roskilde University are available here.

Terms of employment:
The postdoc will be filled according to the Agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (AC). The postdoc is covered by the Protocol on Job Structure.

Read more about the recruitment process at Roskilde University here.

To apply for the position click on the button ’Apply for vacancy here’ below the job advertisement at RUC's homepage.

Only applications in English are accepted.

Applications must include:

    • Cover letter
    • CV with documentation of education.
    • Teaching portfolio (read more about teaching portfolio at Roskilde University here) (if the position includes teaching).
    • A complete list of publications.
    • Co-author declaration if relevant (please find template here - to be signed only by you).
    • A brief description of the research and development work you expect to perform in connection with your appointment, including a short description of how you view your qualifications in relation.
    • A maximum of 5 relevant scientific works that you want included in the assessment.
    Please submit your application no later than October 1, 2017.

    Material received after this date will not be taken into consideration.

    Roskilde University welcomes applications from suitably qualified candidates regardless of age, gender, race, religion or ethnic background.

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