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Post-doctoral part-time position in social anthropology and ethnology

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Français - Anglais

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General information

Reference : UMR7218-CHAROS-002
Workplace : PARIS 13
Date of publication : Friday, July 17, 2020
Type of Contract : FTC Scientist
Contract Period : 28 months
Expected date of employment : 1 October 2020
Proportion of work : Part time
Remuneration : between 1540€ and 1940€ (brutto) per month depending on experience for 50% time
Desired level of education : PhD
Experience required : 1 to 4 years


The post-doctoral researcher recruited will be member of the Centre of Research on Housing (Centre de Recherche sur l'Habitat), which is one of the seven's components of the research unit LAVUE (Laboratory of architecture, cities, urban planning and environment – Laboratoire Architecture Ville Urbanisme et Environnement – UMR CNRS 7218).
He/she will be responsible of the coordination of the social sciences part of ENERGE (« Energizing Education to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions ») INTERREG North West Europe project that involve six different countries (Ireland, united-kingdom, The Netherlands, Germany– Luxembourg and France).
He/she will work under the supervision of Pr Nadine Roudil, sociologist, full member of CRH-LAVUE team, in charge of the social sciences part of the project.
The aim of ENERGE Project is to experiment in 12 pilot high schools in France, Germany, Luxembourg, Ireland, the Netherlands and the UK, low cost alternative solutions to reduce energy consumption.
ENERGE is a multidisciplinary and multiscalar project which combine sociological, technical, engineering, educational, communicational approaches with digital tools.
The final goal of the project is to test and provide an energy saving online platform for high schools to promote environmental awareness.
The social sciences role is to provide to the project data on teenagers and school staff ' social and energy consumption practices. The social sciences surveys (mostly quantitative but qualitative as well) participate to the creation of a long-term platform for awareness of climate change that is as well powered by technical research protocols (data sensors).
Long-term impacts will be consolidated by the development of additional and revised educational material to supplement existing school curricula (for students aged 12-18 i.e. formative years). ENERGE will track the effects of project initiatives beyond the school environment into the domestic environment of staff and students (24 homes) to monitor how interventions in school can have wider impacts beyond the school environment.


• He/she will be in charge of the project' s coordination (social sciences part). He/she will be the principal contact of the project manager and all the partners.
• He/she will participate to data processing and analysis (quantitative and qualitative protocols).
• He/she will contribute to a quantitative survey protocol in collaboration with Delft technical university (TU Delft) (WP1-WP3).
• He/she will set up a qualitative survey protocol run in each country.
• He/she will participate to a methodological reflection to provide social sciences data to the platform
• He/she will participate actively in the writing of reports and scientific articles
• He/she will participate to the coordination and workpackage meeting
• He/she will organize a biannual face-to-face meeting in Paris to gather all the ENERGE consortium partners.


• Recent thesis in social anthropology and ethnology.
• Sound knowledge in the field of norm and deviance ; environmental education's public policies in Northern Europe; Energy social practices and Energy public policies in France and Europe,
• Previous experience in participation of international and/or European research projects.
• Candidates must proven research skills evidenced by at least two publications as first or second author relating to the subject of the project.
• Fluent in English and French (both written and spoken).
• Fluency (read, spoken, written) in another language spoken in the context of the project (German, Luxembourgish or Dutch) is requested.
• Previous production in quantitative data analysis in social sciences
• Excel and Modalisa software mastered
• Ability to work in a team on multi-disciplinary projects
• Writing skills, ability to formulate a scientific project
• Ability to coordinate, to communicate and to argue in the context of an European research project.
• Ability to work while respecting rules and of procedures
• Ability to work independently and to be adaptable to the constraints of the works
• Driving licence required.

Work Context

The centre of research on housing (centre de recherche sur l'habitat) is one of the seven's components of the research unit LAVUE (Laboratory of architecture, cities, urban planning and environment – Laboratoire Architecture Ville Urbanisme et Environnement – UMR CNRS 7218). The CRH is located at the national school of architecture of Paris Val de Seine and has about sixty members.
The centre of research on housing (centre de recherche sur l'habitat) scientific' projects develops an interdisciplinary approach that associates social sciences and architecture.
It develops research program that involve non academic stakeholders and participative processes.

Its research interests focus on contemporary changes and evolutions related to housing and dwelling.
The CRH research' interests to date consider housing, dwelling, lifestyle and living practices issues ; on going and undoing political processes of urban production and design ;
territories affected by aestheticisation and heritage processes as well as by social inequalities ; links between theories, research and pedagogy of architecture.
The reseach fields of CRH researchers are in France (mainly in Paris région, but not least), in Europe, North and sub-Saharan Africa, middle-east, Asia, South and North America countries.

The post-doctoral candidate will share an office at the The centre of research on housing.
Short periods of travel in France and abroad are expected.

Additional Information

Closing date for the receipt of applications : 2020/08/25
Auditions will take place between 2020/09/01 and 2020/09/04

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