Vacancy at Centre for Research on Discretion and Paternalism, UiB.
Vacancy as researcher at the Centre for Research on Discretion and Paternalism at the Department of Administration and Organization Theory, UiB. Qualifications: Ph.D. in political science, sociology or economics (other education when clearly related to the project topic may be considered), good qualifications in quantitative methodologies and an interest in comparative research.
The position is externally funded. The first three years the position is financed by the European Research Council project “Discretion and the Child’s Best Interest in Child Protection”. The researcher position is 100% committed to the research project for the three years period.
Centre for Research on Discretion and Paternalism addresses core themes in the social sciences by examining the government’s use of power towards its citizens, and the justifications of state interventions into people’s lives. Research at the Centre is comparative – between nations, systems and individuals. The Centre is interdisciplinary, and include researchers across the world.
Centre for Research on Discretion and Paternalism is a collaborator of Lawtransform, involved in the Child Right Unit.