PhD-student Comparative Welfare Attitudes Research: Attitudes towards activation, welfare selectivism and the basic income
The PhD candidate will be employed at the Centre for Sociological Research, Institute for Social and Political Opinion Research (ISPO). The PhD-project is supervised by prof. Bart Meuleman, prof. Wim van Oorschot and prof. Marc Swyngedouw.
- a master degree in sociology, political science, social policy or equivalent degree. We welcome applications from students in their (final) Master year
- a high grade point average for the bachelor and master programs
- excellent skills in statistical analysis of survey data
- comparative knowledge of social policy/welfare state systems and their development
- good command over various statistical packages (SPSS, SAS, MLwin, etc.)
- excellent skills in English (command over the Dutch language is an additional asset)
- a talent for combining personal initiative and team spirit
- a fulltime position, initially for 1 year, with an extension to 4 years after good evaluation
- a monthly stipend of about 1800,- euro net, depending on family situation and work experience
- possibilities for further professional development (e.g. through additional courses, participation in workshops and seminars)
- a stimulating and demanding research environment
Job talks with a selection of candidates are scheduled to take place on July 11th.