Donnerstag, 08. November 2018
15.15 – 16.45 Uhr
Zukunftskolleg and Academic Staff Development
Dr. Alexandre Afonso - Assistant Professor - Leiden University - Institute of Public Administration
This talk provides a comparative overview of academic labor markets in Europe, paying particular attention to the market for political scientists. After outlining some structural developments, it reviews the organization of academic labor markets in a number of countries by using a typology based on two dimensions. First, it differentiates between countries where access for outsiders is constrained by formal and informal barriers to entry. Second, it differentiates between countries where permanent contracts are available to recent PhD graduates, and those where permanent positions are confined to the top of the academic hierarchy, and where the bulk of the academic workforce is on fixed-term contracts. The increasing segmentation of academic jobs markets (between permanent and fixed-term contracts) is emphasized as an overarching trend across countries.
The talk is part of the series of events at the Zukunftskolleg on selective internationality that started earlier this year and will resume with an international expert workshop in cooperation with the International Office on 16 November 2018.
Please register by 5 November to email@example.com.