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Bernheim Post-doctoral Fellowships in Social Responsibility in Economic Life

Université catholique de Louvain
Chaire Hoover d’éthique économique et sociale

Thanks to the continued support of the Emile Bernheim Foundation, and as part of the project « Social Responsibility in Economic Life », several Bernheim Post-Doctoral Fellowship will be awarded to scholars to do research on Social Responsibility in Economic Lifeat Louvain’s Hoover Chair of Economic and Social Ethics. The Fellowship amounts to approximately EUR 2300 per month (plus social security contributions) for a duration of up to 2 months in 2017 and 6 months in 2018. The planned fellowships will take place at any time during the academic year 2017-2018.

Application no later than 28 Febr. 2017.

Projects from a whole array of disciplines are eligible: philosophy, economics, social history, anthropology, law, management,… Each project should include the statement of a clear question, preferably a normative one. The kind of topics envisaged can be found here.

Candidates to the Bernheim Post-Doctoral Fellowship should hold a doctorate or possess equivalent qualifications and be active in the field of social responsibility in economic life. They must have no professional income from other sources in the period concerned. An active knowledge of either English or French are required.

* Applications must reach Thérèse Davio by e-mail no later than February 28, 2017.

They must include
1. As a title « Bernheim Post-Doctoral Fellowship + applicant name »
2. A letter (in French or English) stating briefly
– your current research interests, and in particular your research question
– your linguistic abilities;
– for the post-doc, your preferences as to the length and timing of your stay (between September and May);
– the names, institutions, positions and e-mail addresses of at least two referees to whom a reference letter could be asked if we find it necessary;
3. A detailed Curriculum Vitae.
4. For the Doctoral Fellowship Candidates, they should also name a person from the civil society willing to act as a non-academic advisor during their research.

Short-listed candidates will be interviewed through skype during the first half of March.

Questions of substance and scope regarding the Fellowship may be sent to Prof. Axel Gosseries.

Administrative questions should be directed to Thérèse Davio.

E-mails regarding the Fellowship should always mention « Bernheim Post-Doc Fellowship » in their title.