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Department of Language and Communication Studies is currently is currently seeking to recruit
A Post-doctoral Researcher starting January 1st 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter for a fixed-term period of 36 months.
The advertised position is linked to the research project “Negotiating International Criminal Law: A courtroom ethnography of trial performance at the International Criminal Court,” financed by the Academy of Finland (2020-2023). The project analyzes how ICC trial actors, in their situated courtroom conduct, navigate the multiple tensions which this emergent form of global criminal adjudication is facing.
The candidate will be responsible for a sub-project that focuses on witness interrogations and the discursive mechanisms by which everyday experiences are transformed into legal realities. The candidate is expected to conduct high quality research, publish in international refereed scientific journals, and be active in international research networks. The candidate is required to hold A PhD degree in language studies or in another area that is relevant to the project. A strong background in international law, socio-legal studies and forensic linguistics, and good knowledge of French will be considered an asset.
The duties, qualification requirements and language skills for the position of the Postdoctoral Researcher are stipulated by the University of Jyväskylä Regulations and language skills guidelines.
The annual salary range will be approximately 38.800 – 55.700 EUR (gross income, including holiday bonus), depending on the qualifications and experience of the candidate.
Six month trial period is applied to the filling the position.
For more information, please contact Associate professor Sigurd D’hondt (PI of the project), e-mail: email@example.com, tel. +358 40 8055071 or Head of the Department of Language and Communication Studies, Professor Mika Lähteenmäki, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, tel. +358 40 805 3206.
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The application must include the following documents in English (the name of the applicant must be mentioned in the file name):
Please submit your application at the latest on Monday, September 30th 2019 using the online application form.Continue reading
|Employer||University of Jyväskylä|
|Job location||Seminaarinkatu 15, Jyväskylä|
|Published||July 3, 2019|
|Application deadline||September 30, 2019|
|Job types||Postdoc  |
|Fields||Criminology,   International Law,   Criminal Law  |