The University of Radboud in the Netherlands invites applications for a PhD Candidate in Statistical Modelling in the 2022/23 academic year.
Unravelling the complexities of Europe in an ever-changing world requires an understanding of the past and the present. Would you like to research how texts, ideas, and cultural objects migrate across time and place and inquire into their roles in new contexts? Then you have a part to play as a PhD Candidate at the Radboud Institute for Culture & History.
As a PhD candidate you will write a PhD thesis, participate in the Graduate School for the Humanities, which includes taking courses for approximately six months, and provide six months of academic service to the Faculty of Arts at Radboud University. Your thesis topic and research question should align with the research of RICH, where this position is embedded.
Worth of Award
- The gross monthly salary amounts to €2,541 per month based on a 38-hour working week, and will increase to €3,247 in the fourth year (salary scale P).
- You will receive 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus.
- You will be employed for an initial period of 18 months, after which your performance will be evaluated. If the evaluation is positive, the contract will be extended by 2.5 years (4-year contract).
- You have a Master’s degree in one of the disciplines related to RICH or expect to complete the degree before 1 February 2023 at the latest (in which case your Master’s thesis needs to have been graded before September 2022).
- You are result oriented, have a good command of English, and excellent writing skills.
- If you have demonstrable research experience, this will be considered an advantage.
- Please note that, at this stage, we do not yet ask you for a declaration of approval from your intended main doctoral thesis supervisor at RICH.
- However, it might be useful for you to check out the available expertise at RICH and see with whom you would want to work.
How to Apply
- A letter of motivation explaining why you want to conduct your PhD at RICH.
- Your CV, including the names and contact information of two references, one of which should be your MA thesis supervisor (Please do not add letters of recommendation).
- A 500-word summary of your research proposal.
- A full transcript of grades obtained during your BA and MA studies.
Shortlisted applicants will be invited to write a full proposal according to the guidelines that will be sent to them. Interviews will take place on Friday 4 November 2022. You would preferably begin employment on 1 February 2023.
Deadline: You can apply until September 15, 2022.