Vacancies crisis governance & trust

The GOVTRUST Centre of Excellence, together with the research groups Politics & Public Governance and Government & Law of the University of Antwerp is looking to fill three vacancies in the field of crisis governance and trust.

Vacancies we are looking to fill are: (click on the weblinks to find out more about each position, the profile we are looking for and our offer)

  • Postdoctoral researcher (80-100%) for research in and coordination of the UAntwerp contribution to two Horizon Europe projects on the governance of crises. The position involves (1) conducting research on the topic of governance responses from different levels of government and their effect on trust in democracy and the rule of law and (2) day-to-day coordination of two PhD researchers involved in the ROBUST and LEGITIMULT projects and assistance in the coordination of the UAntwerp work packages of these two projects. – application deadline: August 15th, 2022
  • PhD researcher (100% scholarship) for the ROBUST project about robust governance of crises in Europe. The position involves conducting research leading to a PhD on how the EU, governments, and local actors make sense of and learn from crises, design, mix and adopt measures and policies to deal with the crises, and the effects on democracy and fundamental values. – application deadline: August 15th, 2022
  • PhD researcher (100% scholarship) for the LEGITIMULT project about federalism, multilevel governance and trust. The position involves conducting research leading to a PhD on the topic of how pandemic response measures taken at various levels of government have affected citizens’ trust in multilevel systems. – application deadline: August 1st, 2022