Social Sciences

University of Leeds / ERC SHARE project – 3 postdoc positions (deadline: 2 Nov 2017)

The ERC Starting Grant project SHARE “Seizing the Hybrid Areas of work by Representing self-Employment”, is looking for applications for the following 4-year-long postdoctoral positions (job description attached):   3 x Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Leeds University Business School https://jobs.leeds.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=LUBSC1252 The candidates should hold a PhD, or close to com...
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Breaking the glass ceiling for women and girls in science

    "Excellent science and innovation require the talents of both women and men. But there are still too few female scientists occupying top positions in scientific decision-making." Prof. Claudine Hermann, Vice-President of the European Platform of Women Scientists and Honorary President of Femmes & Sciences, writes "Breaking the glass ceiling for women and girls in sci...
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Social Sciences and Horizon 2020: An Open Letter, Science Europe Scientific Committee for the Social Sciences

Social Sciences and Horizon 2020: An Open Letter, by Science Europe Scientific Committee for the Social Sciences "Reviews of previous European funding framework programmes have shown that Social Sciences and Humanities research has produced outputs of the highest academic standards. The Science Europe Scientific Committee for the Social Sciences urges the social sciences communities to seize ...
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Institutional Transformation for Effecting Gender Equality in Research

presented by Dr. Anne Pépin, National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) – Mission for the Place of Women, France at the EPWS Debate in the European ParliamentINTEGER – for INstitutional Transformation for Effecting Gender Equality in Research – is a 4-year project funded through the European Commission’s FP7 Science in Society Programme (call FP7-SIS-2010-2.1.1.1: Implementing Structural Chang...
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GENDERA : Maximising Innovation Potential Through Diversity in Research Organisations

European Conference on Gender and Innovation - Maximising Innovation Potential Through Diversity in Research Organisations  19th - 20th March 2012, Stuttgart, Germany  The European Commission has supported the “Gender Debate in the European Research Area” by financing a project, which focuses on current issues around gender and research in research organisations and ...
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Job posting: Post-doctoral Research Fellow – GIGA Hamburg

  "The GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies / Leibniz-Institut für Globale undRegionale Studien seeks to hire aPost-doctoral Research Fellow Applications are invited for a full-time position, with a contract of one year, starting 1 April2012. The salary is commensurate with TV-AVH / TVöD EG 13.The successful candidate will- be part of the Hamburg International Graduate School...
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Vacancy: Gender Expert – Research, Statistics, Indices at the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE), Vilnius, Lithuania

"The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) is publishing a call for applications with a view to establish a reserve list for Temporary Agents for the post of Gender Expert – Research, Statistics, Indices.Under the supervision of the Head of the Operations Unit and working in close collaboration with other colleagues, the jobholder will coordinate the work in the areas of concern of the...
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From Cyborg to Facebook: Technological dreams and feminist critiques

"SOPHIA, the Belgian Bi-community Network for Gender Studies is organizing a colloquium to investigate the latest developments in theory and research on the many aspects of gender and technology from a Feminist angle.Abstracts of 300 words with an indication of the choice of theme section should be sent to info (at) sophia (dot) be, for the 15th of June 2011. They should include name(s) of ...
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European Gender Summit – Scientific Quality through Equality

 The first European Gender Summit provides a forum for stakeholders from research, industry and policy to jointly explore how gendered methodologies can stimulate innovation and advance scientific excellence.The summit will map the current state of knowledge, provide a forum for interdisciplinary debate and draw up concrete action plans for research and innovation policy.  Summit Program...
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Recommendations for Mainstreaming Gender in Science

The University of Tromsø (UiT) leads European science institutions in adopting genSET Recommendations for Mainstreaming Gender in Science as the guiding principles for development of a new gender action plan.UiT is the first European Institution to adopt in full the Consensus Report produced by European science leaders in June 2010. UiT has six faculties, each of which will extend the gender actio...
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