Extractive Industries – mining anthropology positions

Colleagues from Belgium advertise the following posts. The orientation is not Arctic but African – and not less fascinating for sure!

Five new positions opening at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Liège (ULg), Belgium:

2 Ph.D. fellowships in anthropology (4 years, full time) and 3 postdoctoral fellowships in social sciences (3 years, full time) to participate in a collective research project on the micropolitics of work in the mining companies of the Zambian and Congolese copperbelts (WORKINMINING).

This project is funded by the European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator programme.

Deadline for application: 13 March 2016

Starting date: 1 September 2016

For more information, please visit the following website: http://www.ulg.ac.be/cms/a_21948/postes-scientifiques

– Vacancy 1: Two Ph.D. fellowships, 4 years, subproject on workers, Zambia or Congo

– Vacancy 2: Two postdoctoral fellowships, 3 years, subproject on trade unions, Zambia or Congo

– Vacancy 3: One postdoctoral fellowship, 3 years, subproject on the regulation of work, Zambia and Congo

The responsible professor for these posts is Benjamin Rubbers (www.lasc.ulg.ac.be)