2017 CRPD PhD Research Fellowship in Social Sciences, Belgium

INTRODUCTION

The Centre for Research on Peace and Development (CRPD) announces the appointment of a PhD research fellow in Social Sciences. International applicants are eligible to apply for this fellowship programme. KU Leuven offers its students an academic education based on high-level research, with the aim of preparing them to assume their social responsibilities. The applicant should have completed a Masters degree in sociology, economics, political science, development studies or any other closely related subject.

COURSE AND ELIGIBILITY

Fellowship is available for pursuing PhD research programme. Study Subject: Fellowship is awarded in the field of Social Science. The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship: The applicant should have completed a Masters degree in sociology, economics, political science, development studies or any other closely related subject; The applicant should have an outstanding educational/academic track record; The applicant should have excellent analytical and writing skills (any peer-reviewed publications will be an advantage); The applicant should have excellent quantitative research skills and should be able to statistically analyze survey data (experience in survey research and methodology will be considered an advantage). Nationality: International applicants are eligible to apply for this fellowship programme.

CAREER PROSPECTS

College Admission Requirement Entrance Requirements: The applicant should have completed a Masters degree in sociology, economics, political science, development studies or any other closely related subject English language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

PAY PACKAGE

A 4-year PhD Research Fellowship (100%) starting late 2016; Renewable contracts of 1 year on the basis of positive evaluation. Total duration of fellowship is 4 year; A pleasant and challenging work environment; A position at an inclusive workplace enterprise; Time spent on teaching and administrative work will be limited to a maximum of 20%; Examination surveillance and attendance at study fairs for the Faculty of Social Sciences belong to the task. Scholarship can be taken in Belgium Important Dates: Scholarship application deadline is October 15, 2016.
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