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Chair is on a visit to Institute of Developing Economies, Japan during 19 to 25 March 2023.

Call for visiting fellowship for the Fall term 2023 – NCCR on the move, Deadline for applications: 31 March 2023.

Chair is on a visit to Flame University as a visiting faculty from 13 February 2023 to 13 April 2023.

Our Founder President Dr. K.C. Zachariah departed us on 17th January 2023. 

Chair is part of both Jharkhand Migration Survey 2023 (10000 households) and Odisha Migration Survey 2023 (15000 households)


The junior researchers main task will be to conduct interviews with policy makers, NGO staff and other stake holders in the protection of migrants performing low-skilled work.

Applicants should have

  • A Master degree in Political Science, Public Administration, Sociology or related discipline;
  • Working knowledge of migration governance (migration policies, diaspora policies);
  • Experience conducting qualitative interviews, in particular elite interviews;
  • Expertise – gained through research or living/working in – on at least one of the following countries: Bangladesh, Indonesia, Malaysia, Kenya, Senegal, Uganda;
  • Willingness to spend several months abroad for project fieldwork;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English;
  • Ability to work in a team and independently.

Contracts are fulltime for up to 18 months.

Deadline for applications is December 9.

The vacancy and link to the application system can be found here https://vacatures.uva.nl/UvA/job/Two-Junior-Researchers-on-Low-Skilled-Migrant-Worker-Policies-%28RIGHTS-Project%29/758404202/