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Impact of Covid-19 on the Belgian Academic Job Market in the Social Sciences and Humanities


Currently, the academic labour market does not seem to have been strongly affected by the COVID-19 crisis. Universities seem to advertise new positions and extend the deadlines in part.

Responses adopted by the Government and the National Funding Agency (Flanders)


  • Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO)

The current call for the Junior Postdoctoral fellowship has ended (deadline, 2 December 2019) and the next is estimated to open in late September.

https://www.fwo.be/en/fellowships-funding/postdoctoral-fellowships/#:~:text=Postdoctoral%20fellowships-,Junior%20postdoctoral%20fellowship,an%20independent%2C%20international%20research%20career.

Responses adopted by the Universities


  • Université Libre de Bruxelles

Individual Fellowship at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, [email protected], is a comprehensive fellowship programme, funded in part by ULB and in part by the European Commission through the Marie Sklodowska-Curie COFUND Programme.The current call offers 21 positions in one of the ULB research centres.
Because of the difficulties experienced by applicants due to the coronavirus outbreak, the deadline for submission of applications to the COFUND [email protected] 3rd call has been extended to 15 September 2020.

https://if-at-ulb.ulb.be/ 

  • College of Europe

Applications as a Visiting Scholar to the College of Europe are still open: https://www.coleurope.eu/research/visiting-scholars 

  • Université Catholique de Louvain

The recruitment campaign for the next academic year has ended. Open positions starting from September 2021 will be announced here from October 2020:

https://academicpositions.it/find-jobs/ 

 

Belgium (Flanders)

The current call for the Junior Postdoctoral fellowship has ended (deadline, 2 December 2019) and the next is estimated to open in late September.

https://www.fwo.be/en/fellowships-funding/postdoctoral-fellowships/#:~:text=Postdoctoral%20fellowships-,Junior%20postdoctoral%20fellowship,an%20independent%2C%20international%20research%20career.

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