PhD positions for highly qualified graduates

Department

Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences

Organisation

University of Groningen

The Interuniversity Center for Social Science Theory and Methodology (ICS) is an internationally renowned Research Center and Graduate School in the field of Sociology, located in the Nether-lands at the Universities of Groningen, Utrecht, Nijmegen, and Amsterdam (UvA).

Job description

The Interuniversity Center for Social Science Theory and Methodology ICS offers fully funded PhD positions for a variety of projects. The PhD candidates will be appointed for a four-year period, with a formal evaluation at the end of the first year. In this period the graduates will work on their individual project, leading to a doctoral dissertation.
The program (fully taught in English) will start 1 September 2021. Information about the different PhD projects can be found on the ICS website from 24 March 2021.

Requirements

Excellent candidates who graduated or will graduate shortly are invited to apply, with a specialization in Sociology or related disciplines (e.g. Psychology, Educational Sciences, Economics, Mathematics, or Statistics).

Conditions of employment

Contract length: 48 months.

We offer, in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities, a salary of € 2,395 gross per month in the first year up to € 3,061 gross per month in the fourth year based on a full-time position. For information about employment conditions in Dutch universities please consult this website (https://www.caouniversiteiten.nl/en/). Tuition fees do not apply.

Job Application

Applications, online only through the ICS graduate school website (https://ics-graduateschool.nl/vacancies/), can be submitted as of 25 March 2021. You may apply for this position until 22 April 11:59pm / before 23 April 2021 Dutch local time (CET) by means of the application form (click on "Apply" below on the advertisement on the university website).

Interviews will be conducted on 31 May 2021 and 1 June 2021, in Utrecht or online. Part of the procedure may be that an initial informal interview will be held previous to the interview scheduled on 31 May and/or 1 June 2021.
Invitations for interviews will be sent by email after 20 May 2021.

Unsolicited marketing is not appreciated.

Additional information

For additional information, please contact:

Further information
ICSapplications.fsw@uu.nl

In your application, please always include the job opening ID 221146-50

Extra informatie kan worden verkregen via een van de volgende links:

ICS website

Digital application form