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

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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 »

New Europe College Fellowships

Posted on November 9th, 2016 in Fellowship, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 16 January 2017 Open to: young researchers/academics working in the fields of humanities, social studies, and economics Fellowship: a monthly stipend of 750 EUR (tax free) + accommodation, international transportation

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New Europe College – Institute for Advanced Study in Bucharest, Romania – announces the competition for Fellowships in the academic year 2017-18. The program targets young researchers/academics working in the fields of humanities, social studies, and economics.

Eligibility Applicants must hold a Ph.D. title; Working languages are English, French, and German; A good command of English is desirable. Fellowship A monthly stipend of 750 EUR (tax free); Accommodation, international transportation to and from the home country of the Fellows at the beginning and the end of the Fellowship, as... Read More »

The Swedish Institute Scholarships for the Western Balkans Programme

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

Deadline: 10 January 2017 Open to: PhD students and postdoctoral researchers from Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia (FYROM), Montenegro and Serbia conducting part of their studies/research in Sweden within the field of social sciences Scholarship: SEK 15,000 (EUR 1,514) per month for PhD students and SEK 18,000 (EUR 1,816) per month for postdoctoral researchers

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The SI Scholarships for the Western Balkans Programme aims at supporting advanced level studies and research within the field of social sciences in order to forge closer links between the Western Balkans and the European Union, and to contribute to strengthened democracy in the region.

The programme offers about 4 scholarships for the year 2017/2018 for part of PhD studies and postdoctoral research in Sweden.

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PhD Scholarship Copenhagen Business School

Posted on August 29th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline:  4 September 2016 Open to: candidates with Masters level  in social sciences (similar to the 3 + 2 Bologna process) Scholarship: fully salaried positions, according to the national Danish collective agreement

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The Department of Intercultural Communication and Management (ICM) invites applications for one Ph.D. position exploring the relationship between corporate sustainability and governance. Applications are invited from suitably qualified students intending to explore: 1. The relationship between sustainability and corporations; particularly how corporations can undermine or contribute to economic, social and environmental sustainability, 2. How corporations’ sustainability impacts are regulated by markets, civil society and governmental actors, and 3. How corporations contribute to, and extend, wider governance systems for sustainability.

Department is particularly interested in research which examines the impact of new ethical,... Read More »

Gerda Henkel Fellowship

Posted on August 1st, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 1 October 2016 Open to: candidates who have completed a PhD in the fields of the humanities and social sciences coming from: Afghanistan, Belarus, China, Kasakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Mongolia, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan Fellowship: a monthly stipend of EUR 750, accommodation in Sofia, travel, visa and insurance costs and research expenses

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CAS Sofia is an independent Institute with international and multidisciplinary profile. Located in Sofia, Bulgaria, it promotes high-level scholarship in the social sciences and the humanities. In addition to supporting focus-group research, CAS Sofia invites outstanding scholars to pursue their individual research projects during in-residence periods of up to five months. The invited Fellows participate in the intellectual life and the scholarly community of the Centre (Bulgarian and foreign fellows) while working... Read More »

Fellowship Programme for PhD and Post-doctoral Researchers in Turkey

Posted on July 20th, 2016 in Archive1 Response »

Deadline: 31 August 2016 (first term) / 07 October 2016 (second term) Open to: international highly qualified PhD students and young post-doctoral researchers to pursue their research in Turkey in the fields of Natural Sciences, Engineering and Technological Sciences, Medical Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities Fellowship: 12 months, grant of 2,500 Turkish Liras /865 USD

Description The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) grants fellowships for international highly qualified PhD students and young post-doctoral researchers to pursue their research in Turkey in the fields of Natural Sciences, Engineering and Technological Sciences, Medical Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities. The program aims to promote Turkey’s scientific and technological collaboration with countries of the prospective researchers. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate... Read More »

CEP Research Fellow: Young Professional Development Program

Posted on July 13th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 25 July 2016 Open to: citizens or residents of one of the following states: Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro; with MA, an LLM or a PhD degree in political science, European studies, economics, law, environmental studies etc. Fellowship: length of the program is six months, dependent upon the chosen research topic; starting in November 2016

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The European Policy Centre (CEP) is launching a call for young professionals in the fields of social sciences and humanities for a six month, full-time, Research Fellowship, as a part of the Think Tank Young Professional Development Program. The Research Fellow will, under the guidance of an experienced mentor, have the opportunity to be involved in all CEP’s research activities during the fellowship.

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Winter School on the Analytics and Policy Design of Migration

Posted on July 5th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline:  15 October 2016 Open to: holders of Ph.D. in Economics earned during 2012-2016 or Economics Ph.D. students in advanced stages of their dissertation work Venue: 03– 07 January 2017, Georgetown University, Qatar

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International migration is one of the most exciting topics to explore in social science research. Why some people leave, why others stay, what are the repercussions of migration for the sending and the receiving economies, for the migrants themselves, and for their families, and which policies to enact when influencing migration is deemed desirable from a social welfare point of view are themes that invite disciplined inquiry.

The main purpose of the School is to induce participants to think rigorously, creatively, and in non-conventional ways on various approaches to... Read More »

Institutional/Individual Consultancy at UN Children’s Fund

Posted on June 28th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 June 2016 Open to: applicants with University degree, preferably in behavioural science, education or social sciences; with at least 5 years of professional experience Remuneration: the fee will be paid upon the submission of the deliverables

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The UN System in Montenegro is committed to partnering with the Government of Montenegro and other relevant stakeholders in designing programmatic interventions for further improvement of the environment for youth empowerment and participation. UNICEF Montenegro participates in the Joint UN Youth Programme with a broad range of programmes: from quality education and introduction of social and emotional skills in educational curricula and empowering adolescent boys and girls through innovation and social entrepreneurship, to policy level interventions across various sectors.

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World Youth Forum: “Right to Dialogue 2016”

Posted on June 22nd, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 10 July 2016 Open to: young people aged 18 to 35 Venue: 30 September – 2 October 2016, Trieste, Italy

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The Forum 2016 focuses on the topic “Work/labor”, considered from different points of view: in the economic perspective, as a function of the productive processes; in the cultural perspective, as a function of a specific way to conceive such processes; finally as human labor: the worker beyond the work.

“The work and the city” refers to the general frame of the debate if by “city/citizenship”. Meaning the whole of the relations between the subjects and the spaces they inhabit (also the work spaces), their potentialities of recognition, rights, values, histories, memories, identities, communities.

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