Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Migration Studies -- Faculty of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities of Kaunas University of Technology


The Faculty of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities of Kaunas University of Technology is committed to the development of creative personalities, local and global citizens, humanistic in spirit and technological in practice. We are expanding our research activities and looking to appoint

Applications are invited for a full-time position, with a contract of up to 24 months, starting 1 October 2017. The annual salary is 19,200 EUR (before taxes) plus additional 800 EUR for travel-related expenses.

The successful candidate will contribute to research on migration issues and their linkages to national security. The candidate will be expected to provide occasional help with teaching and student consultations as well.

Your qualifications:
A doctoral degree in social sciences with the focus on migration studies
At least two publications in peer reviewed journals
Knowledge of theoretical and empirical debates in the area of migration, demography and population studies

English language proficiency; additional language skills related to the region are a plus
Applicants must have received the PhD no more than five years before the start date of the fellowship

Please send your application, including relevant documentation (cover letter, CV containing two academic references, credentials/diplomas/certificates, list of publications, one work sample, and a two-page summary of a possible research contribution) to email:

Screening of applications will commence on 19 June 2017. Interviews will be held in Kaunas or remotely in June.

For further information, please contact assoc. prof. Eglė Butkevičienė (email:

Faculty of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities
Kaunas University of Technology
A. Mickevičiaus str. 37, LT-44244 Kaunas