Max Planck Sciences Po Center on Coping with instability in Market Societies invites applications for doctoral fellowships. Candidates of any nationality can apply for these doctoral fellowships.

Sciences Po is an international research university and is among the best in the humanities and social sciences.

In order to be eligible a firm command of English and working knowledge of French or German are required.

Deadline : 15 March 2017
Study in : France (Paris)
Providers : Max Planck Sciences Po Center
Course Level : PhD programme.
Field of Study : Sociology or Political Science
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List of subjects:

The research themes should be located in economic sociology, political economy, economic or political history and can include: Political, social and economic futures, forms of calculation, narration and futurity in the making of the economy, concepts of sustainability and (in) stability, austerity politics.
-Sociology of financial markets, labor markets and inequality, the political and social consequences of economic crises.

Scholarship Award:  

Fellowship amount and duration: € 2,188 / month (gross salary, about 1,600€ net); three-year contract starting on October 2016; 12-week period of administrative service to MaxPo, preferably in the first year of the fellowship (to be negotiated with the PhD advisor); a one-semester research stay at the MPIfG in Cologne, preferably during the third year.

Eligibility:

The candidate will hold a master’s degree (or equivalent) and have received training in the following disciplines: sociology or political science, with additional training in related field such as economics, history, management, or philosophy. S/he should have experience with qualitative and quantitative methods. There is no nationality requirement. However, a firm command of English and working knowledge of French or German are required.

Nationality:

Candidates of any nationality can apply for this doctoral fellowship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: The PhD application is open to students with a Master’s degree, a postgraduate degree (Diplôme d’Etudes Approfondies – DEA) or an equivalent degree. There must be a fit between the candidate’s university studies and the discipline of the requested doctoral programme.  For the record, the IEP awards PhDs in law, history, political science, economics, and sociology.

English language Requirements: A firm command of English and working knowledge of French or German are required.

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