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PhD and Postdoctoral Scholarships at University of Liège in Belgium, 2017

The Faculty of Social Sciences and Centre for Ethnic and Migration Studies (CEDEM) at the University of Liège invite applications for two scholarships. International applicants are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

The vacant positions concern the doctoral and post-doctoral level as part of the Migration, Transnationalism and Social Protection in (post-)crisis Europe project (MiTSoPro). This project is funded by an ERC starting grant awarded to Jean-Michel Lafleur.

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Valuable offer to get a Ph.D. and a postdoctoral program with free money.

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IMISCOE is the largest European network of scholars in the area of migration and integration. The focus is on comparative research and publications, in the IMISCOE book series as well as in the journal CMS.

Brief Description

University or Organization: The University of Liège
Department: NA
Course Level: Ph.D. and a postdoctoral program
Award: Varies
Access Mode: Online
Number of Awards: NA
Nationality: International applicants
The program can be taken in Belgium
Application Deadline: Closed

Eligibility

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

Vacancy 1: Ph.D. scholarship on social protection policies and transnational migration

Profile Needed

  • MA in the Social Sciences or the Political Science fields (specialty in social policy is an asset)
  • Language skills: English (French and other languages are an asset)
  • Ability and interest to work in a team.

Vacancy 2: Postdoctoral scholarship on social protection policies and transnational migration

Profile Needed

  • Ph.D. in the Social or Political Sciences (research experience in social policy and/or migration policy is a strong asset)
  • The applicant must have obtained a doctoral degree after 1 October 2008 (parents can add one additional year per child) or be in a position to obtain a doctoral degree before 1 November 2016.
  • Demonstrated experience with mixed methods (familiarity with indexes is an asset)
  • 2 published articles in international peer-reviewed journals
  • Language skills: English (French and other languages are an asset)
  • Ability and interest to work in a team
  • Scholarships are awarded on Social Protection Policies and Transnational Migration.
  • International applicants are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

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How to Apply

  • How to Apply: The selection process occurs in 2 steps. First, applications must be submitted electronically in English to Jean-Michel Lafleur (JM.Lafleur-at-ulg.ac.be ) by 7 October 2016 with the message subject, ‘MiTSoPro_PhD’.
  • Supporting Documents: To apply, students must be ready to submit a motivation letter, a copy of the Ph.D., The names and contact details, One writing sample, a CV with detailed information on degree results, publications, research experience, and language skills
  • Admission Requirements: Applicants must have an MA in the Social Sciences or the Political Science fields (specialty in social policy is an asset), Applicants must have a Ph.D. in the Social or Political Sciences (research experience in social policy and/or migration policy is a strong asset).
  • language Requirements: Applicants must have knowledge of  English (French and other languages are an asset).

Benefit: Vacancy 1: Ph.D. scholarship on social protection policies and transnational migration

What they offer

  • Attractive scholarship
  • Resources to conduct fieldwork and participate in conferences and summer schools
  • Opportunities to train and develop new skills
  • A stimulating and international research environment located a train ride away from Brussels, Paris, London, Cologne and Maastricht
  • Possibility to design a joint Ph.D. program with another European university.

Vacancy 2: Postdoctoral scholarship on social protection policies and transnational migration

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