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Researcher in Ethnography - research SENSA (H/F)

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General information

Reference : UMR1563-JEATHI-001
Workplace : GRENOBLE
Date of publication : Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Type of Contract : FTC Scientist
Contract Period : 11 months
Expected date of employment : 1 October 2020
Proportion of work : Full time
Remuneration : € 2,648.79 / month (gross salary)
Desired level of education : PhD
Experience required : 1 to 4 years


The recruited person will be in charge of an ethnographic investigation carried out in Grenoble and its region. The objective is to understand how a sensitivity to the living environment is reflected in daily micro-practices and enshrined in ordinary gestures.
The recruited person will take part in the SENSA SENSibility research on the Anthropocene and urban atmospheres.
This work benefits from State aid managed by the National Research Agency under the "Investments for the future" program bearing the reference ANR-15-IDEX-02 ". This project is part of the UGA's Strategic Research Initiatives (IRS).


The work will consist of observing, describing and making manifest ordinary sensitivities with the help of a film production. The methodology will be based on audio-visual enquiry which will have to be produced and processed so as to produce an ethnographic film which reproduces the results of the field survey. This film could be presented on various occasions and among various audiences, the recruited post-doctoral student taking an active part in this dissemination and promotion action.


This investigative work will need a capacity for methodological exploration and innovation. It will be a question of developing an original investigation protocol, of testing it and putting it to the test. The recruited person will have skills in fieldwork investigation, ethnographic observation and cultural anthropology. She/he will also master recording, editing and filming techniques. It will be a social science work of a qualitative nature, focused on the observation, description and translation of living experiences.
The recruited person will have a doctorate in anthropology or ethnology.

Work Context

The person will be hired full time for a period of 11 months from October 1, 2020 to August 31 2021. Her/his compensation will be € 2,648.79 / month (gross salary).
The scientific program consists in questioning the socio-ecological disturbances in terms of ordinary sensitivity and the concept of ambiance. The current coronavirus epidemic will be integrated into this questioning. The recruited person will work in close collaboration with the research team made up of members of AAU-CRESSON ( /) and PACTE ( She/he will participate in various team seminars in which she/he will report and discuss her/his survey results. The recruited person will work within the CRESSON team at the National School of Superior Architecture in Grenoble. She/he will benefit from a workstation, equipment and infrastructure from this research team.

Constraints and risks

The investigation will require fieldwork and will eventually have to adapt to the conditions and the state of the current epidemic.

Additional Information

This work benefits from State aid managed by the National Research Agency under the “Investments for the future” program with the reference ANR-15-IDEX-02.

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