Research Fellow to head the Research Group “The Production of Knowledge about Migration,” Osnabrück University, Germany. Deadline: 14 November 2021.
The Institute for Migration Research and Intercultural Studies at Osnabrück University is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow to head the Junior Research Group “The Production of Knowledge about Migration.” The position is to be filled as soon as possible for a period of 3 years. Established in 2019, this junior research group investigates the conditions and consequences of the scholarly production of knowledge about migration. The focus of their work is on the practices of production and circulation of knowledge about the spatial movement of people. These practices are investigated at the intersections of science and politics, administration and the public. The junior research group aims to contribute to a deeper understanding of social processes of self-understanding and practices in dealing with migration, diversity and difference, and to develop reflexive perspectives for migration research in the social and cultural sciences.