Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Evaluation of Public Policies Doctoral Fellowship, France

Publish Date: Apr 15, 2016

Deadline: Apr 25, 2016

Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Evaluation of Public Policies Doctoral Fellowship

The Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Evaluation of Public Policies (LIEPP) invites applications for doctoral positions. The recipients of the PhD fellowship will be formally enrolled through the doctoral programs of Sciences Po in Economics or Sociology or Political Science.

As an interdisciplinary project, LIEPP welcomes applications for doctoral positions in Economy, Sociology or Political Science, as long as the thesis projects are linked to the LIEPP’s research agenda on Public Policy Evaluation. We invite applications from a wide range of fields, including, inter alia, educational policies, fiscal policies, employment policies, social policies, housing & urban policies, higher education, public health policies or the public perceptions of policies.


We are seeking strong candidates open to interdisciplinary dialogue. The candidate will hold a master’s degree (or equivalent) with a strong research component and have received at least some training in one or more of these disciplines: sociology, economics, political science. S/he must have a good command of quantitative and/or qualitative methods. There is no nationality requirement, however a firm command of English is required.

Fellowship amount

€ 1777 / month (gross salary, about 1,300€ net); 3-year  contract starting in October 2016.

Application Procedure

    • a CV/resume;
    • a transcript of records;
    • a cover letter in English, briefly describing your intellectual trajectory so far and your interest with the LIEPP’s project (2 pages maximum);
    • a thesis project in English (7,500 words maximum);
    • an abstract summarizing the thesis project (250 words maximum);
    • a writing sample (article, thesis, term paper, ...);
    • if possible, we strongly encourage you to obtain one or two letters of recommendation.

Please email the complete file to by the deadline of April 25th 2016 (please write “LIEPP PhD positions 2016” in the subject line).

Incomplete files will not be considered. Shortlisted candidates may be invited for an  interview.

Please also note that successful candidates will need to apply for admission through the online procedure of the Doctoral School of Sciences Po. All the details will be forwarded to the selected candidates as soon as the decision will be given.

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