JOB: Doctoral research fellowship on return migration to Burundi

Doctoral research fellowship on return migration to Burundi

The Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) invites applications for a doctoral
researcher positions to study return migration from Norway and the United
Kingdom to Burundi. The position is part of a large, multi-method
comparative project on return migration, led by Senior Researcher Jørgen
Carling. PRIO is an independent, international and interdisciplinary
research institute that combines academically oriented research with
short-term policy-oriented projects. The institute has a well-established
migration research team that the doctoral research fellow will join. (A
parallel fellowship for studying return migration to Iraq is announced
simultaneously.)

The position requires several months of fieldwork in the UK and Burundi and
residence in Oslo for the remainder of the project period. Knowledge of
French and/or Kirundi is required; knowledge of Norwegian is a significant
advantage, but not a requirement. Additional requirements are specified in
the full announcement. Salaries start at approximately NOK 377 000 (USD 57
000).

See www.prio.no/migration for further details and application form. The
application deadline is Monday 16 August 2010. The starting date for both
positions is 1 February 2011.

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