Researcher with Amnesty International

Posted on December 9th, 2016 in Jobs & InternshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 13 December 2016 Open to: candidates with background in law, journalism, academia or activism with experience of working on women’s human rights Remuneration: 45,855 GBP/ 35 working hours


The newly established Europe and Central Asia Regional Office at the International Secretariat of Amnesty International is seeking to appoint a dynamic, experienced researcher to the role of Western Europe Researcher with a partially thematic focus on women’s human rights.

As a research-based campaigning organization, investigating and documenting human rights issues is fundamental to our advocacy and lobbying work. The European Union team requires a researcher to take the lead in initiating and conducting strategic human rights research on Western Europe, in particular in the UK, Ireland,... Read More »

Young Scientists Summer Program

Posted on December 8th, 2016 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: 11 January 2017 Open to: PhD students in field compatible with ongoing research at IIASA (global environmental, economic and social change Grant: 1,310 EUR per month + airfare


Since 1977, International Institute for applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)’s annual 3-month Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP) offers research opportunities to talented young researchers whose interests correspond with IIASA’s ongoing research on issues of global environmental, economic and social change. From June through August accepted participants work within the Institute’s research programs under the guidance of IIASA scientific staff. Funding is provided through IIASA’s National Member Organizations.

The Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP) provides a unique opportunity to:

Advance your research under the direct supervision of an experienced IIASA scientist; Broaden your... Read More »

Assistant Position at the University of Graz

Posted on December 2nd, 2016 in Jobs & InternshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 21 December 2016 Open to: applicants with university degree and familiar with European Law Remuneration: minimum salary is 1348.30 EUR gross/month


With its 4,300 employees and 32,500 students, the University of Graz provides an exciting and varied work environment. Due to the research and teaching competence they are a central institution for guaranteeing that Styria remains a research and education location. The Institute of European Law is currently looking for a University Assistant without doctorate.

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The main tasks include:

Participation in Research Tasks and Research Projects; Independent Research activities in the field of European Law; Conducting of and participation in courses; Providing assistance to students; Participation in organisational tasks related to the institute’s administration (conference organisation, student counselling etc.). Eligibility Have a completed diploma or... Read More »

Facebook Emerging Scholar Program

Posted on November 25th, 2016 in PhD, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 28 February 2017 Open to: first or second year PhD students Scholarship: USD 37,000 annual stipend and Up to USD 5,000 towards conference travel funds


Facebook is pleased to offer Emerging Scholar Program for students to continue their PhD studies, pursue innovative research, and engage with the broader research community. These awards are open to students at all universities both in the United States and in other countries. The Award is designed to specifically support talented students from underrepresented minority groups and encourage them to continue their PhD studies, pursue innovative research, and engage with the broader research community.

Eligibility First or second year PhD students who are members of a minority group that is underrepresented in the technology sector; Students at... Read More »

Postgraduate School in Economics

Posted on November 22nd, 2016 in PhD, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 18 December 2016 Open to: PhD or MA students in Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Econometrics Award: covering tuition fee and possible reimbursement of travel and accommodation costs


Belarusian Economic Research and Outreach Center BEROC is pleased to announce the enrollment to the Postgraduate School in Economics to be held in Minsk in January – June 2017 on the basis of the Economic Department of the Belarusian State University. The School will be held in a module format. The classes are scheduled in the evening (6pm-9pm) for one week per month. Each module consists of 20 academic hours.

The School will be held in a module format. The classes are scheduled in the evening (6pm-9pm) for one week per month. Each module consists of 20 academic hours. The participants will take courses in Microeconomics,... Read More »

Full Time Faculty Positions at Koc University in Istanbul

Posted on November 18th, 2016 in Jobs & InternshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 18 December 2016 Open to: candidates with a research profile in European literature and culture or Greater Mediterranean literature Position: full-time position at Koç University, Istanbul


The Department of English Language and Comparative Literature at Koç University invites applications for one or more full-time faculty positions (open rank) in literary and cultural studies, to begin September 2017.

Koç University is an internationally recognized, English instruction research university. The Department of English Language and Comparative Literature is expanding, and the successful candidate is expected to complement its existing strengths.

Junior appointments are at the level of assistant professor and initially for a period of three years with opportunities for renewal and advancement. The teaching load is two courses... Read More »

Multiple Positions in International Relations, Bilkent University, Ankara

Posted on November 14th, 2016 in Jobs & InternshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 23 December 2016 Open to: applicants holding a PhD in International Relations or a related field Venue: the Department of International Relations, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey


Bilkent University is an English-medium private research university located in Ankara, Turkey. It is the country’s first private, non-profit university, and is placed in global rankings as one of the leading universities in Turkey. The university offers on-campus housing, International Baccalaureate schooling options for dependents, a diverse intellectual environment, and a variety of other facilities and outstanding opportunities for its staff. The Department of International Relations, which fully embraces the university’s foundational objectives of providing high-quality education, conducting high-impact research, and developing critical and analytical thinking, is currently seeking new faculty members... Read More »

PhD Positions with IMDEA Networks Institute in Madrid

Posted on November 4th, 2016 in PhD, Scholarships, UncategorizedRespond to this post »

Deadline: 28 February 2017 Open to: young, aspiring researchers with B.Sc., M.Sc. or equivalent in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Telecommunications, Telematics or a related field Scholarship: total combined value of financial package of more than 150,000 EUR over five years


IMDEA Networks Institute is a networking research institute whose multinational team is engaged in cutting-edge fundamental science. As a growing, English-speaking institute located in Madrid, Spain, IMDEA Networks offers a unique opportunity for pioneering scientists to develop their ideas. IMDEA Networks is establishing itself internationally at the forefront in the “development of future network technologies and has already incorporated highly-reputed scientists. The researchers of IMDEA share the potential to shape the future of networking science over the... Read More »

International Research Fellowships in Critical Digital and Social Media Studies

Posted on October 12th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 28 October 2016 Open to: current and future research leaders holding a PhD at the time of application Fellowship: a scholarship of £7,500 (minus taxes) for a period of a three months, airfare to and from London, the opportunity for independent, critical research, office space and access to the university’s library


The Research Fellowship Programme is one of the key features of the Westminster Institute for Advanced Studies’ (WIAS) and it attracts and brings together current and future academic leaders. It enables fellows to undertake independent and collaborative research on original topics in a stimulating academic environment in London.

Applications for fellowship research projects in the field of critical social and digital media research for the duration of... Read More »

The Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program

Posted on October 11th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 1 November 2016 Open to: practitioners and scholars with a focus on economic, political, social, legal, or cultural aspects of democratic development Fellowship: includes payments to cover cost of a short-term, furnished rental apartment, plus “cost of living” for food, local transportation, and other necessities. Fellows are provided with a fully equipped office


The Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program is offered by The National Endowment for Democracy (NED), a private, nonprofit foundation dedicated to the growth and strengthening of democratic institutions around the world.

This program hosts democratic activists, scholars, and journalists for five-month fellowships, bringing fresh insights and perspectives to Washington, DC. The fellowship offers an important opportunity to explore new ideas in a comparative context, undertake individual... Read More »