Deadline: 3 September 2016
Open to: candidate with a doctoral degree in sociology who has experience in conducting quantitative and qualitative research and has an excellent command of advanced analyses of quantitative data.
Fellowship: two year position starting in October 2016
Call for Applications for election of one associate into an associate position and corresponding employment position of Postdoctoral Fellow, for a limited period of time, in the scientific area of Social Sciences, the field of Sociology, the branch of Special Sociologies, on the research project “Social Stratification in Croatia: Structural and Subjective Aspects”, in the Department of Sociology.
The Department of Sociology at the University of Zadar invites applications for a postdoctoral research position on the project... Read More »
Deadline: 15 September 2016
Open to: researchers who work on migrations to Europe originating in various countries of origin
Venue: 11-12 November 2016, Babeș Bolyai University, Cluj, Romania
The workshop will take place at the Faculty for Political, Communication and Administrative Sciences, Babeș Bolyai University. In this workshop the aim is to discuss research, compare, and theorize the social, economic and political changes produced by new return migration from Europe in societies of origin. Another aim is unfolding returnees maintenance of social ties and forms of social capital between societies of origin and destination.
Given the diversity of patterns of return and migration in Europe, the workshop is looking not only into such processes, but also into all... Read More »
Deadline: 1 August 2016
Open to: candidates with strong research interest and ability in Archaeology, Geography or Environmental Science
Remuneration: fully funded for four years as a research student studying for a PhD (75% of time) and a teaching assistant (25% of time)
Applications are invited for the post of Graduate Teaching Assistant. The appointed person will be registered for a Part-Time PhD, while holding a contract of employment from the University of Reading which encompasses both doctoral studies and teaching responsibilities with an associated salary.
This innovative participatory action research (PAR) project will explore how family relations and an ethics of care are sustained across space in the context of forced migration and seeking asylum in the UK.
Six PhD... Read More »
Deadline: 1 August 2016
Open to: health care workers and researchers, including institutions in regional, national tropical/communicable disease control programs embedded within ministries of health
Grants: USD 10,000–15,000 per grant
The WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean and the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR) is currently inviting applications for its Joint EMRO/TDR Small Grants Scheme for Implementation Research in Infectious Diseases of Poverty.
The goal of the TDR strategy is to foster research on infectious diseases of poverty that lead to health improvement, strengthen the research capacity of the individuals and institutions in developing countries, and develop implementation strategies and solutions that respond to the health needs of these countries. It also aims at translating research results into policy and... Read More »
Deadline: 31 August 2016
Open to: Master degree holders in political science and sociology
Fellowship: includes the tuition fees, office space, travel grants plus a salary, currently starting with per month app. DKK 23.770 (app. 3,160 EUR) up to DKK 28.964 (app. 3,860 EUR)
The Department of Business and Politics at Copenhagen Business School invites applications for a vacant PhD scholarship within the overall field of Business and Politics. The PhD project should focus on one of the 4 research themes of the Department:
Business, Organizing and Governance;
Money and Markets;
Public Policy and Institutions.
The recruited PhD candidate will be attached to the Department of Business and Politics, which emphasizes international and comparative research on states, economies, corporations, and other... Read More »
Deadline: 25 November 2016
Open to: MA or PhD students writing a thesis or a doctorate on Central Asia
Award: USD 300 and opportunity to publish the paper in Central Asian Affairs
The Central Asia Program (CAP) at George Washington University promotes high-quality academic research on contemporary Central Asia, and serves as an interface for the policy, academic, diplomatic, and business communities.
Research on Central Asia tends to be carried out all too often by geographically compartmentalized groups. Central Asia Program strives to bring together counterparts from the United States, Europe, Russia, Asia, and Central Asia by promoting various forms of interaction and initiating joint projects.
To facilitate the growth and coherence of the Central Asian Studies field the Central Asia Program at the George Washington... Read More »
Deadline: 15 August 2016
Open to: applicants must hold a Norwegian master degree in law or its equivalent with excellent grades and excellent command of the English language, written and spoken
Fellowship: salary based on salary level 50 to 57 (NOK 430,500 to 483,700 – gross per year)
Two positions as doctoral research fellows in the field of Internet Governance are available at the Faculty of Law, Department of Private Law at University of Oslo.
Two positions as PhD research fellows are available, each for three years, to undertake research as part of the project “Security in Internet Governance and Networks: Analysing the Law” (SIGNAL). The project is funded by the Norwegian Research Council and UNINETT Norid AS. The appointees will work... Read More »
Deadline: 20 July 2016
Open to: women who hold PhD with at least 3 years of post-doctoral professional experience, nationality of an African country
Fellowship: living allowance of EUR 2,400 per month
The Women for Africa Foundation is currently inviting applications for its 2nd Edition of “Science By Women” programme with an aim to promote African women’s leadership in scientific research and technology transfer and to foster the capacity of the research centres in their home countries. The main goal is to enable African women researchers and scientists to tackle the great challenges faced by Africa through research in health, agriculture and food security, water, energy and climate change, as well as mathematics and economic science.
The Science by Women... Read More »
Deadline: 30 June 2016
Open to: candidates who hold a PhD (awarded within the last 5 years or an approved PhD thesis with graduation pending) in one of the social sciences as well as strong writing and methodological skills
Fellowship: USD 30,000 per year approximately
The Centre for Social Conflict and Cohesion Studies (COES) invites applications for postdoctoral research positions. COES is a multidisciplinary Centre that aims to produce cutting edge research on conflicts and social cohesion in Chile as well as in the Latin American region, based on different conceptual and methodological contributions from the social sciences. COES also aims to stimulate public debate and awareness as well as inform public policy making with evidenced based research. The Centre is looking for candidates to develop... Read More »
Deadline: 20 June 2016
Open to: candidates with Bachelor’s degree in relevant field of study and at least one year of related work experience
Remuneration: EUR 1,200 per month (gross)
IGLYO is announcing a call for a new research intern to join the IGLYO team in Brussels for 5 months. The role will have a strong focus on education, leading an ambitious new project to create the beginnings of a European LGBTQI Education Index. This will involve conducting desk research, building a database of national advisors, and holding interviews to create the first overview of European education policies, procedures and practices in relation to LGBTQI inclusion.
Analysis of this information, will then be used to create a set of nationally comparable indicators to make inclusive education... Read More »