Assistant Professors in Sociology at the University of Groningen

Posted on September 6th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 08 September 2017 Open to: candidates with a PhD and experience in Social Science Benefits: salary depending on qualifications and work experience


The Faculty Board and the Sociology department at the Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences have drawn up an investment programme and intend to appoint three assistant professors. The department is responsible for teaching in the Dutch bachelor and master of Science Sociology degree programmes. Moreover, we have an English Master of Science degree programme. The Sociology department also participates in the research master programme of the Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences. The successful candidates teach and coordinate courses in Sociology, supervise bachelor, master and PhD students, and play an active role in implementing new developments in the... Read More »

EUME Postdoctoral Fellowship

Posted on May 11th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 May 2017 Open to: scholars of art history, history, literature, philology, political philosophy, political science, religion and sociology Scholarship: receive a monthly stipend, organisational support regarding visa, insurances, housing

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The Middle East in Europe (EUME) is the exploration of political, social, religious and cultural links between Europe and the Middle East in history and the present. The  Fellowships are available to pursue the postdoctoral programme and its intended primarily for scholars of art history, history, literature, philology, political philosophy, political science, religion and sociology who want to carry out their research projects in connection with the Berlin program for the research program Europe in the Middle East—The Middle East in Europe (EUME).

Eligibility The fellowships are intended primarily for scholars of... Read More »

Polish Government Scholarship Program

Posted on February 9th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 1 March 2017 Open to: applicants from Eastern Europe, Russia, countries of Central Asia and Caucasus Scholarship: monthly stipend


The Government of the Republic of Poland offers scholarships for a research stay on Polish universities to young academicians from Eastern Europe, Russia, Central Asia and Caucasus. Language School East was established in 1999. In the context of East European Studies. Initially only work for “Eastern Studies”, and now is also open to other interested parties as a whole school Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Warsaw.

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The following criteria must be met for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

University Diploma (4 or 5-year studies ending with a defence of a bachelor diploma or master thesis), preferably in the humanities: history,... Read More »

Corruption in Eastern/Southeastern Europe and Latin America

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

Deadline: 31 January 2017 Open to: researchers from disciplines such as history, anthropology, economics, political science or sociology Venue: 29 June – 1 July 2017, IOS Regensburg, Germany Description In much of today’s media discourse, corruption serves as a short-hand explanation for almost every political problem. Low levels of development, social injustice, a lack of security or even setbacks in the struggle against terrorism – in all these fields corruption is seen as a key factor operating in the background. The social sciences, and to some degree the humanities as well, have responded to this trend by intensifying research on the topics of corruption and governance. While previous research has often been quantitative and normative, newer work takes the difficulties and complexities of transforming... Read More »

Six Doctoral Positions with Bielefeld University

Posted on November 15th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 November 2016 Open to: Applicants should hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in sociology, history, political science, social anthropology or gender studies Scholarship: 2 year part-time appointment (65% full-time equivalent, salary scale TV-L E13)

Description The Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology (BGHS) is a joint institution of the Department of History and the Faculty of Sociology at Bielefeld University (Germany). The BGHS is a learning community of doctoral researchers and invites applications for six doctoral positions. The maximum duration is 3 years starting 1 April 2017. We are seeking highly motivated researchers with genuine interest in an academic environment that fosters creativity through interdisciplinary exchange. Successful candidates are expected to conduct research within the doctoral programme, and in the end... Read More »

10 PhD positions at the Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences

Posted on August 3rd, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 September 2016 Open to: international candidates with strong academic abilities and a Master’s  degree (or equivalent) in political science, sociology, or psychology Scholarship: includes social insurance and health insurance; funds for additional research costs such as travel, conference participation, in‐ house events, and  outreach events


The Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS) invites applications to its PhD program BIGSSS‐departs (doctoral education in partnerships). It is part of the COFUND scheme funded by the European Commission under the Framework for Research and Innovation Horizon 2020. BIGSSS is an international Social Science inter‐university graduate school, located at the University of Bremen and Jacobs University Bremen, Germany.

The Bremen International Graduate School (BIGSSS) offers 10 Ph.D. positions in its newly launched BIGSSS-departs program  funded by the European Commission. Fellows will... Read More »

Call for Application to the International Symposium “Change”

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

Deadline: 10 October 2016 Open to: students and researchers of, as well as experts in other disciplines, such as philosophy, political science, history, anthropology, economics, ecology, geography, journalism and others Venue: 15 – 18 November 2016, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb


Sociology student’s club DISKREPANCIJA opens the application call to the international symposium “CHANGE” which will be held 15 – 18 November 2016 at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb.

Change can represent a broad spectrum of phenomena. We can observe change through positive and negative impacts it has on individuals, communities and societies. Social theories, political ideologies, social movements, etc. have all dealt with encouraging, slowing down, and preventing the process of change. Besides presentations, the... Read More »

East Asia Institute Fellowship Program Open

Posted on June 21st, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 10 July 2016 Open to: scholars and experts with Ph.D, conducting research in the fields of political science, international relations, and sociology Fellowship: from USD 6,000 to 10,000


The East Asia Institute (EAI) based in Seoul, South Korea, invites applications for its Fellows Program on Peace, Governance, and Development in East Asia. The Fellows Program targets East Asia specialists with cutting-edge expertise in political science, international relations, and sociology for an international exchange program with the goal of encouraging interdisciplinary research with a comparative perspective in the study of East Asia. The EAI Fellows present seminars and lectures, based on an unpublished article on current issues submitted solely for the purpose of the Fellows Program, at two or more Partner Institutions in East Asia. The... Read More »

Gerda Henkel Stiftung Postdoctoral Fellowships

Posted on April 15th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 May 2016 Open to: holders of a PhD degree from outside of France Fellowship: EUR 2,000/per month, transportation


Foundation House of Human Sciences (FMSH) is delighted to offer Gerda Henkel Stiftung fellowships for Postdoctoral Research programme. The Foundation provides modern educational and research environments that will enable students and researchers to face current challenges and to focus on knowledge as a principle driving force for development.

As part of the partnership between the Gerda Henkel Stiftung and the College of Global Studies, two post-doctoral fellowships will be awarded in July 2016 for a period of 12 months, two young researchers residing outside France. The post-doctoral researchers will be welcomed as part of one of the chairs or the College of global... Read More »

Junior Expert at Contact Point for Roma and Sinti Issues/ OSCE/ODIHR

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

Deadline: 13 April 2016 Open to: candidates who hold completed or initiated University Degree in Sociology, Political Science or a related field and with at least 2 years of relevant working experience Remuneration: will depend on the selected consultant’s qualifications and experience


OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rightsare looking for Junior Expert who will support the activities related to gender mainstreaming in the Contact Point for Roma and Sinti Issues in Warsaw, as well as activities promoting awareness about the specific interests and needs of Roma and Sinti women. The continuation of the Roma and Sinti Youth Initiative in 2016 would provide a platform for concrete further activities in this area.

Under the general supervision of the Deputy Chief of the CPRSI, the incumbent... Read More »