Job: Post-doctoral researcher in social sciences and humanities or related fields (history, demography, geography, anthropology, sociology, political science…)

The Franco-Swiss project SALMEA is recruiting a post-doctoral researcher at IMAF in Aix-en-Provence! Field work will foster collaboration with IFRA-Nairobi, Kenya. We are looking for PhD holders with 1 to 4 year experience from the Humanities and Social Sciences.

Research shall be concerned with the ways in which people in East Africa shape their lives to access and transmit wealth, obtain authority and power, and gain respectability and social influence. Its main objective is to understand the dynamic relations between self-accomplishment and morality. Four areas of investigation are prioritized: wealth, violence, religion and kinship. For further information please visit the website of the CNRS.

Duration of contract: 16 months

Deadline for application: March 8, 2020