PRIO Vacancy: Senior Researcher: Democracy and Armed Conflict (temporary position) - PRIO

PRIO Vacancy: Senior Researcher: Democracy and Armed Conflict (temporary position)

Application Deadline: 3 February 2014

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10 January 2014

​PRIO invites applications for a temporary Senior Researcher position (6–18 months starting between 1 March and 1 July 2014) in association with the Conceptualization and Measurement of Democracy (CMD) and Political Institutions and Armed Conflict projects led by Håvard Hegre. Successful applicants will be in residence at PRIO’s offices in Oslo.

Deadline for applications is 3 February 2014 (extended due to technical problems).

​The projects study how armed conflicts are related to democracy and processes of democratization. Methodologically, the predominant approach is to employ statistical models to analyze data for a range of countries. The projects have a special interest in forecasting of political events, and the use of such forecasting to validate the statistical models. The projects are described in detail at the project pages (see left-hand column).

The applicants are invited to present a 1-2 page proposal for the research to be conducted as part of the project.

Academic qualifications for the position include:

  • A PhD within the relevant sub-fields of the projects. 
  • A scientific publication record within the relevant sub-fields of the projects.
PRIO offers salary according to qualifications, Group Life insurance and membership in Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund.

Applications should be written in English and include:
  • Letter of application.
  • A 1-2 page proposal for the research to be conducted as part of the project.
  • Curriculum vitae, including a list of publications.
  • Copy of certification of university degrees.
  • Name and contact details of two or more references.
Applications must be submitted by way of an online form.

Deadline for applications is 3 February 2014 (extended deadline due to technical problems).

For further information regarding the projects, please contact Research Professor Håvard Hegre (hhegre@prio.no) or Research Assistant Idunn Kristiansen (idukri@prio.no, tel. +47 22 54 77 71).

For further information about the recruitment process or the submission of your application please contact Cathrine Bye (cathrine@prio.no) or Damian Laws (damian@prio.no), or call the PRIO reception on tel. +47 22 54 77 00.