Vacancy Reference : 25785 / ESPO 017 / 2021 (to be quoted in any correspondence)
UCLouvain invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured full-time position in Public Administration and Public Management (Political Science)
UCLouvain is a comprehensive university offering, in the context of the present position, the opportunity of cross-disciplinary research and teaching collaborations.
Within the Social sciences and humanities sector, the position is attached to the Faculty of Economic, Social, Political and Communication Sciences and to the Louvain-Europe Political Sciences Institute that offer opportunities for diverse and stimulating teaching as well as an environment to carry out ambitious research.
The Louvain-la-Neuve and Mons campuses offer unique living environments conveniently located at the heart of Europe.
The successful candidate will be attached to the Faculty of Economic, Social, Political and Communication Sciences . He or she will teach in Bachelor and Master programs on the Louvain-la-Neuve and Mons campuses within the School of Political and Social Sciences.
He or she will teach : public management (strategy, organization and HRM), public affairs, Belgium's political system, methodology as well as preparation to civil service competitions.
The successful candidate will be assigned to the Louvain-Europe Political Sciences Institute and will contribute to the development of research in public management within the Montesquieu Centre for Public Policy Studies.
His or her research will focus on public administration with an interest in at least one of the following topics : new public management and new public governance, the senior public service and leadership, politico-administrative relations, including their innovative dimensions (digitalization, big data, etc.
A comparative approach is an asset.
The candidate is expected to demonstrate sound methodological knowledge (quantitative or qualitative) and the ability to implement it.
He or she should be part of an international network of researchers, but also show an ability to develop contacts in administrations for both research and continuous training.
A professional experience in the public sector is an asset.
He or she will demonstrate his or her ability to develop networks in European, Federal, Regional, and / or Local public administration in order to design and implement collaborative research projects or to contribute to the training of civil servants.
A professional experience in the public sector will be an asset.
Required Qualifications : the applicant must have
Knowledge of other languages is an additional asset.
The level of recruitment (appointment to the rank of lecturer or professor) will be discussed if a proposal is made to you, in connection with your previous academic experience.
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