The Transdisciplinarity-Lab (TdLab) of the Department of Environmental Systems Science is looking for a
Post Doc on integrating Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities in interdisciplinary projects (100%)
The research position
is part of the Horizon 2020 project "Shaping Interdisciplinary Practices in Europe", starting February 2019. The overall aim of the project is to provide concrete guidance and practical recommendations on how to encourage the integration of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities in interdisciplinary projects in Europe. You will collaborate with scholars from Dublin, Edinburgh, Rome and Warsaw. Besides contributing to other work packages, your main task will be to identify factors of success or failure for such interdisciplinary collaboration through an extended literature review and a survey. The appointment will be for 2 years. Salaries are internationally competitive, paid according to ETH standards
The ideal candidate has a strong background in qualitative research, and experiences in quantitative surveys. In her/his PhD the candidate analyzed inter- or transdisciplinary research, or research collaborations in general. The candidate is familiar with science and technology studies or similar fields. She/He has excellent English language skills, and the ability to carry out research in an interdisciplinary and international project environment where frequent interaction and communication with the other European partners (either virtual or face to face) will be a critical factor in ensuring the project achieves its objectives.