Postdoc, PhD, Masters and Bachelors scholarships and fellowships

Social Sciences Scholarships

PhD in the emergence of bronze age metalwork deposition in the broader middle Rhine Valley in Germany and France in Netherlands

Posted on : 2015-04-25 01:36:58

Project description

This is subproject 3 in the VICI project-‘Economies of Destruction. The emergence of metalwork deposition during the Bronze Age in Northwest Europe, c. 2300-1500 BC’.

Selection criteria

• Degree in archaeology with a specific focus on the late Prehistory in Europe; • A broad research in


PhD candidate in the project-Democratic Secrecy: A Philosophical Study of the Role of Secrecy in Democratic Governance in Netherlands

Posted on : 2015-04-24 22:40:11

The PhD Candidate will work within a research project entitled: Democratic Secrecy: A Philosophical Study of the Role of Secrecy in Democratic Governance, which aims to explore the legitimacy of secrecy in democratic politics. The project is funded by the European Research Council by means of an ERC Starting Grant. The Principal Investigator of this project is dr. Dorota Mokrosinska (Philosophy, Leiden University).


Post-doctoral researcher, English historical sociolinguistics in Belgium

Posted on : 2015-04-13 03:15:15

The Faculty of Arts is seeking to fill a full-time (100%) vacancy in the Department of Linguistics for a  post-doctoral researcher in the area of  English historical sociolinguistics

Job description

You will carry out research related to the ERC starting grant ‘Mind-Bending Grammars: The dynamics of correlated multiple grammatical changes in Early Modern English writers’ (Read More...

Doctoral student in sociology in Sweden

Posted on : 2015-03-24 04:27:39

Uppsala University is an international research university focused on the development of science and education. Our most important assets are all the individuals who with their curiosity and their dedication makes Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting work places. Uppsala University has 41.000 students, 6,500 employees and a turnover of SEK 5,900 million.

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Two PhD positions in Religious Studies at the University of Troms-the Arctic University of Norway in Norway

Posted on : 2015-03-20 03:54:30

At the University of Tromsø – The Arctic University of Norway, Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education, Department of History and Religious Studies,there are two PhD positions vacant for applicants who wish to obtain the degree of Philosophiae Doctor (PhD). The positions are affiliated to the research project Indigenous religion(s). Local Grounds, Global Networks.



Doctoral research fellowships within the strategic research areas of the Museum of Cultural History in Norway

Posted on : 2015-03-19 22:15:30

The Museum of Cultural History has the largest archaeological and ethnographic collections in Norway, with antiquities dating from prehistoric times to the Reformation, and ethnographic and numismatic antique and contemporary artefacts from all parts of the world. The collections of the museum include the Viking ships, medieval church art, the coin cabinet, an Egyptian collection and an antiquity collection. In addition, the Museum of Cult


PhD scholarship in Development of a herd- and cow-specific decision support tool for control of mastitis in Denmark

Posted on : 2015-03-11 00:00:00

Section for epidemiology at the National Veterinary Institute is seeking a candidate to fill a PhD position on modeling intramammary infections (IMI = mastitis) in Danish dairy cattle herds. IMI are considered the most frequent and costly disease for the dairy sector in the developed world. The project is focusing on the development of a herd- and cow-specific decision support tool that should be used to advise farmers on the control and prevention of IMI in


Fully funded PhD studentship in Comparative European Social Policy in UK

Posted on : 2015-03-03 01:58:28

This studentship is part of the cross-national €1.5m NORFACE research project WelfSOC. The project uses innovative methods (deliberative democratic forums and a qualitative cross-national focus group survey) alongside analysis of quantitative survey data. It is the first project to use qualitative methods on such a scale in the comparative study of European social policy. The studentship offers:

The opportunity to work as


Postdoctoral Researcher in Finance in New Zealand

Posted on : 2015-03-01 02:03:55

The Auckland Centre for Financial Research strives for excellence in empirical finance and applied financial econometric research. Its members publish in leading finance journals, and present at top finance conferences around the globe. The Centre currently has 8 internal members, 6 external members, 3 postdocs and 6 PhD students. The Centre further hosts numerous international research visitors. As a postdoc at the Centre you will contribute to the research


PhD position Interdependence and Cooperation (Social and Organizational Psychology) in Netherlands

Posted on : 2015-02-18 23:51:14

VU University Amsterdam (VU) is a leading, innovative and growing university in the heart of society that actively contributes to developments in education and research. Our campus university has twelve faculties and employs over 4,000 employees and offers academic education tot more than 25,000 students.

The Faculty of Psychology and Education has about 400 employees. The faculty has 10 units for teaching and r


1-2 Ph.D. positions in History of Science and Ideas in Sweden

Posted on : 2015-02-11 02:16:53

Uppsala University is an international research university focused on the development of science and education. Our most important assets are all the individuals who with their curiosity and their dedication makes Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting work places. Uppsala University has 41.000 students, 6,500 employees and a turnover of SEK 5,900 million.


PhD position in human population genomics in Sweden

Posted on : 2015-02-11 00:55:55

A PhD-student position in human population genomics is available at the Evolutionary biology center, Uppsala University. Starting date as soon as possible or as agreed upon.Project description: The spread of farming practices has had a marked influence on how humans are distributed around the globe today. Arguably one of the largest expansion waves of farmers is the expansion of Bantu-speaking people from west Africa to the whole of sub-Saharan Africa. Genet


JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme in Japan

Posted on : 2015-01-24 00:00:00

Jointly organized by the United Nations University and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), the JSPS–UNU Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme is designed to provide promising, highly qualified, young researchers with the opportunity to conduct advanced research relevant to the main thematic focus areas of the UNU Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-I


PHD Researcher in Literary Studies: German Literature in Belgium

Posted on : 2015-01-21 00:00:00

The Department of Literary Studies at KU Leuven is looking for a doctoral student in literary studies for research in German literature within the framework of a newly awarded project entitled "From Royal Chamber to Bedroom. Imaginations of Female Sovereignty in German Women Writers' Literature between Ancien Régime and Modernity" (Funded by FWO - Research Foundation Flanders) - start: September 1, 2015 PHD Researcher in Literary Studies: German Literature Project

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PhD Fellowship - A Wittgensteinian account of free will(2015-2019) in Belgium

Posted on : 2015-01-21 00:00:00

As part of the research project, 'A Wittgensteinian account of free will', funded by the FWO (Research Foundation - Flanders), the Institute of Philosophy at KU Leuven (Belgium) is offering a full-time position at the predoctoral level for a four year period, starting October 1, 2015. PhD Fellowship - 'A Wittgensteinian account of free will' (2015-2019) The successful candidate will prepare a doctoral dissertation on the topic of the research project under supervision of the project's


Imperial College PhD Scholarship scheme in UK

Posted on : 2015-01-18 00:00:00

If you are a high performing undergraduate or Master’s student, and have a strong desire to undertake a PhD programme at a world class research institution, you could be selected to receive full tuition fees and a generous stipend for a PhD place at Imperial College London.

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European Master Course TEMA European Territories (Civilisation, Nation, Region, City) in Europe

Posted on : 2015-01-10 00:00:00

The 2-year-long (120 ECTS) European Master Course TEMA European Territories (Civilisation, Nation, Region, City): Identity and Development proposes the analysis of political use and scientific representation of territorial units (civilization, nation, region, city) in an interdisciplinary, research-based curriculum.

Organised in four major modules: civilization, nation, region and city, that represent four research scales, as well as four different approach


PhD candidate in Linguistics in Netherlands

Posted on : 2015-01-08 00:25:37

Research at the Faculty of Humanities is carried out by six research schools  under the aegis of the Amsterdam Institute for Humanities Research (AIHR). The Amsterdam Centre for Language and Communication, one of the six research schools, currently has two vacant PhD positions as part of the NWO-funded project Examining the contribution of procedural learning to grammar and literacy acquisition in children, led by dr. Judith Rispens (University of A


University of Otago Research Master's Scholarships in New Zealand

Posted on : 2015-01-03 01:42:24

Research Master’s scholarships support students during the thesis part of a research Master’s degree; pre-thesis papers are not covered by these scholarships. For those who are unsure what type of Master's degree they are studying, or planning to study towards, it is possible to download a categorised list of Otago Masters' degrees.


DART-Doctoral Program in Accounting, Reporting, and Taxation PhD Program in Austria

Posted on : 2014-12-20 09:35:08

Welcome to DART, the program in Accounting, Reporting, and Taxation. DART is a doctoral program of excellence in accounting, located in Graz and Vienna, Austria. Its main activity is PhD level education. DART faculty members are very well connected within the international accounting community. DART offers a stimulating learning and research environment plus financial support to outstanding students from around the world. DART graduates can look forward to a rewarding career at leading


PhD position in Egyptology in Denmark

Posted on : 2014-12-18 04:14:50

The Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies at the Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, invites applications for a 3-year PhD position in Egyptology to be filled by 1 March 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is opened in the framework of the research project “The Economy and Infrastructure of Tomb Construction in the Egyptian New Kingdom”, financed by the Velux Foundation. The principal investigato