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CALL FOR RESEARCHERS IN ALBANIA

Call for five researchers to conduct a study on framing science in Albania’s historical context


PERFORM is seeking to contract five local experienced researchers to undertake a comprehensive archival research study on the role of science in society’s development during the early years of establishment of the communist regime in Albania (1945-1954), so as to contribute to the establishment of a public reflection process and to the research-policy nexus on Albania's historical memory.
 

REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS

Local Researcher

 

  • Post-Graduate Degree in the field of Social Sciences and Humanities;
  • At least 10 years of relevant research experience in the field of research of social sciences and humanities, preferably in history of Albania during the communist regime; 
  • Good knowledge of the mechanism of establishment of the communist regime in Albania; 
  • Good knowledge of communist regime’s interaction with intellectual elites in Albania; 
  • Experience with internationally funded research projects;
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills; 
  • Proven team worker;
  • Full professional fluency in English.
     

TIME FRAME OF THE ASSIGNMENT

This assignment will cover the period of 1 March 2018 – 31 July 2018. 

APPLICATION PROCESS

  1. Cover letter/Expression of interest outlining clearly how you meet the requirements of the position; 
  2. Full professional curriculum vitae;
  3. Full list of academic publications.
     

Please submit your application in English language to the following email address:
PERFORM-Albania@helvetas.org 
 

The deadline for submission is 22 February 2018.
 

For more details, please see the full text of the Call here.