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

INTRODUCTION

The Faculty of Social Sciences (FaSS) 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. 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.

COURSE AND ELIGIBILITY

Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD and postdoctoral program. The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for 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 (speciality 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 . The applicant must not have resided/been employed/been a student in Belgium for more than 24 months during the 3 years before the start of the postdoctoral contract. Nationality: International applicants are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

CAREER PROSPECTS

College Admission Requirement Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have MA in the Social Sciences or the Political Science fields (specialty in social policy is an asset). Applicants must have Ph.D. in the Social or Political Sciences (research experience in social policy and/or migration policy is a strong asset). English language Requirements: Applicants must have knowledge of English (French and other languages are an asset).

PAY PACKAGE

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 What they offer . Attractive scholarship . Resources to publish and participate in conferences . Opportunities to train and develop new skills . Possibility to teach in English (or French) within the Master in Immigration Studies . A stimulating and international research environment located a train ride away from Brussels, Paris, London, Cologne and Maastricht. . Scholarship can be taken in Belgium Important Dates: Scholarship application deadline is 7 October 2016.
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