The European Research Council (ERC) project Labour Politics & the EUâ€™s New Economic Governance Regime at the Geary Institute for Public Policy, University College Dublin invites applications for up to three doctoral fellowships. The PhD fellows will be supervised byÂ Roland Erne andÂ Sabina Stan.
Course Level:Â Fellowships are available to pursue doctoral degree programme.
Candidates must hold a masterâ€™s degree (or equivalent) in the social sciences and have received training in sociology, political sciences, social anthropology, industrial relations, or reÂlated disciplines. They should have experience with qualitative research and a good general knowledge of labour politics. A firm command of English is required. Working knowledge of one or two additional European languages is a strong advantage.
Method of Application:Â Required documents: A CV; a transcript of records from each university attended; a cover letter briefly describing your intellectual trajectory so far and discussing the topics that interest you (2 pages maximum); a PhD thesis project proposal (2,000 words maximum including abstract); and a writing sample such as an article, master thesis chapter, or term paper.
Please send the application compiled into a single PDF file toÂ bianca.foehrer-at-ucd.ieÂ byÂ 10 April 2018Â (with â€œPhDâ€ in the subject line). Shortlisted candidates will be asked to nominate two academic referees and invited to an online interview. Final decisions will be made by the end of April 2018.
Scholarship Application Deadline:Â April 10, 2018