Senior Research Fellow in Political Sciences, VUB, Brussels, Belgium

Postdoctoral Fellow in Belgium

Senior Research Fellow in Political Sciences: Join the vibrant academic community at Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) as a Senior Research Fellow in Political Sciences. Collaborate with diverse minds, engage in groundbreaking research, and contribute to the university’s commitment to freedom, equality, and solidarity.

Designation: Senior Research Fellow

Research Area: Political Sciences

Location: Brussels Humanities, Sciences & Engineering Campus (Elsene), VUB, Brussels, Belgium


  • Hold a PhD in Political Sciences.
  • Demonstrated research record with internationally refereed publications.
  • Experience in academic research, project development, and supervision.
  • Strong methodological background, preferably in quantitative research methods.
  • Fluent in Dutch and/or English.
  • Strong pedagogical qualities.
  • Commitment to the university’s vision of education.

Job Description:

  • Conduct research in international relations, European politics, and democratic processes.
  • Acquire national/international research funds and publish in top journals.
  • Potentially supervise PhD students.
  • Assist in teaching and coordination related to the department’s educational mission.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should apply via by 02/05/2024, and submit the following documents:

  • CV, including academic dossier.
  • Motivation letter.
  • Diploma (not applicable for VUB alumni).

For inquiries regarding the job content, contact Prof. Karen Celis at or 0032 (0) 2 614 81 13.

Last Date for Apply: 02/05/2024

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