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Center for Institutional Stidies (CInSt)

Postdoctoral research positions. Deadline: April 1, 2016

The Higher School of Economics Center for Institutional Stidies (CInSt) invites applications for postdoctoral research positions in the field of scientometrics and research policy.
Topics of interest include but are not restricted to:
-         Scientometrics, including Bibliometrics and Altmetrics
-         Research evaluation;
-         Performance-based research funding systems and their impact on scholarly communication
-         Peer effects in different academic systems;
-         Mobility of researchers
-         Network modeling and network analysis methods.

CInSt provides access to Web of Science, Scopus and SciVal Benchmarking databases and analytical tools andalso has access to several datasets which contain various information on Russian and international R&D systems.

The postdoctoral fellow is expected to pursue his/her research interests under the supervision of Prof. Maria Yudkevich, work in close collaboration with the center’s ongoing projects, and make no less than two presentations of the research before the affiliated center or laboratory, or a broader audience. Some teaching is also normally encouraged.

-       a PhD from an international research university in such fields as: scientometrics\bibliometrics, research evaluation, higher education and science policy studies, library and information science
-         a strong background in at least one of the aforementioned fields
-         ability to work in a team,
-         fluent English
-         relevant experience is an asset although not required

General conditions for Post-Doctoral Research positions can be found here . Appointments will be normally made for one year.

CV, research statement and two letters of recommendation should be submitted directly via online application form by April 1, 2016. Please note that direct applications to the hiring laboratory may not be reviewed.

The HSE is a young, dynamic, fast-growing Russian research university providing unique research opportunities (http://hse.ru/enhttp://soc.hse.ru/en/http://linis.hse.ru/) .

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