For more information please contact Prof. dr. Ides Nicaise, tel.: +32 16 32 33 37, mail: email@example.com.
Applicants will be informed on 23 August whether they are invited for the selections. The first selection round will take place on 26 August.
You can apply for this job no later than August 16, 2021.
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HIVA - Research Institute for Work and Society - is a multidisciplinary research institute of KU Leuven. We are a team of about 70 employees. Bringing different disciplines together under one roof and specialising in policy-oriented research on work and society gives HIVA a unique position within KU Leuven and beyond. Scientific quality and social relevance are of paramount importance to us.
The research group 'Social and Economic Policy & Social Integration' focuses on the economic and social emancipation and social protection of the employee group and the most vulnerable in society from a policy- and practice-oriented perspective. Key themes include poverty, housing, migration and care; organisation, financing and quality of services for vulnerable groups; and social protection at the micro, meso and macro level.
For the research group 'Social and Economic Policy & Social Integration' we are looking for a research manager in the field of Belgian and European social inclusion policy. Several projects are currently running that investigate the effectiveness of social inclusion strategies based on conceptual frameworks such as social investment, basic social rights and the capabilities approach. Social inclusion is investigated from a multidimensional and multidisciplinary perspective. Our research combines advanced statistical models with participatory qualitative methods. It aims to underpin Flemish, Belgian and European social policies.As a research manager, you will further develop this social inclusion research at HIVA by attracting, conducting, guiding and monitoring it. You will lead an interdisciplinary team of researchers and contribute to the networking with national and international stakeholders.