Centre for French Culture and Francophone Studies at UW is looking for young researchers to join their multidisciplinary research team

The Centre for French Culture and Francophone Studies (CFC/OKF), a multi-disciplinary research unit of the University of Warsaw, is looking for young researchers (doctoral candidates or doctorate holders) to join their multidisciplinary research team for an assignment of 8 months (end of assignment: May 2021). The recruited team members will work on the development of three 4EU+ projects that received funding in the first 4EU+ call for educational projects.

Number of vacancies: 4

The researchers will support the implementation of 4EU+ joint educational projects coordinated by the Centre ("Dimension francophone", "Centre for Central European Studies" and "Plurality of Memories in Europe in a Global Perspective"), contribute to the organisation of scientific events and communication activities. Researchers will also develop their own scientific projects in cooperation with the Centre's team.

Candidate's profile

Candidates should be doctoral candidates or early-stage doctorate holders.

Candidates' research interests should evolve around the following areas:

  • European issues (migration / diaspora, security, Central Europe),

  • collective memory,

  • Francophony and Francophone studies,

  • artificial intelligence,

  • business ethics,

or any other area of social sciences that is in line with the Centre’s activity.

Fluency in French is mandatory for this position.

Team members will be hired under a contract for a specified task and receive remuneration in the amount of PLN 2,000 (ca. 461 EUR) for a commitment of 80 hours per month for a maximum period of 8 months.

Candidates are requested to submit their CV and cover letter to by 19 October, 2020 inclusive. The letter (in Polish or French) shall include a presentation of the candidate’s research project together with a related scientific event (for example, a conference or discussion panel with a French-speaking expert organised in cooperation and under supervision of the Centre’s Director) or a publication.

More information (PDF document, in Polish and French)

About the Centre (CFC/OKF)

The Centre’s activities involve promoting public debate between France and Poland, conducting research projects, fostering cooperation between French and Polish higher education institutions and serving as a library and knowledge centre on French language and culture. The research activity of the Centre is multidimensional and deals with broadly understood Humanities and Social Sciences. The Center’s work programme focuses on migration in Europe and related challenges in the political, social and cultural spheres, international security, collective memory studies and historical narration. OKF cooperates with various academic institutions, think tanks, foundations and cultural institutions from France, Poland and other European countries. Find out more about the Centre at: www.okf.uw.edu.pl.