POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP: Center for the Study of Violence, University of São Paulo

Post-doctoral fellowships opportunities FAPESP

The Center for the Study of Violence of the University of São Paulo is selecting four post-doctoral fellows to develop research projects in the referred program, with duration of one to three years. The candidates must propose specific projects in one of the following themes (click on each theme to access its work plan).

The Center for the Study of Violence of the University of São Paulo is selecting four post-doctoral fellows to develop research projects in “Building Democracy Daily: human rights, violence and institutional trust” program, with duration of one to three years.

The candidates must propose specific projects in one of the following themes (click on each theme to access its work plan)

1- Public Policies and Innovations – 1 position

2- Innovations in criminal justice and resistance to change – 1 position

3- Reduction of violence, laws and the legitimacy of institutions – 1 position

4 – Theory and methodology in longitudinal studies on legitimacy and institutional trust – 1 position

The objective of the research program is to analyze how the legitimacy of key institutions for democracy is constructed or jeopardized, by exploring the contacts between citizens and civil servants from local public services in representative areas of the city of São Paulo. The study will have a longitudinal nature, in order to enable a deeper comprehension of the phenomena and changes through time.

Access an extended summary of the research programme here

For applications guidelines, click here

The post-doctoral (PD) fellows, from areas in the human sciences such as sociology, political science, anthropology, social psychology, urban studies, law etc., are expected lead theoretical and empirical research in the program, aside from other regular activities such as the organizing seminars, preparing papers, disseminating research results and cooperating with the educational projects.

Application deadline: November 15th, 2014.

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