PhD Candidate in comparative politics or international relations (LEGACIES Project)

Updated: about 2 months ago
Deadline: 01 Aug 2022

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About the position

The PhD-position is a temporary position for a period of three years. The position may be ascribed obligation to work and extended with up to one year.
The PhD position is an educational position that gives a promising research recruit the possibility for scientific development. The successful candidate will join the European Research Council funded “LEGACIES” project, which aims to understand how historical states affect conflict and democratization in the modern world.

The successful candidate will build a project around either understanding historical states and international systems (especially non-western states and systems), and/or analyzing their impact on civil war, nonviolent protest, democratization or another relevant aspect of institutions and dissent. The position is open in relation to methodological background, but it is expected that the successful candidate will contribute to aspects of the data collection associated with the LEGACIES project, and skills in quantitative data collection analysis are advantageous. 

Your immediate leader will be Head of Department.

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