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Post-doctoral stipend for research on State, Economy and Society

Deadline: Rolling – The Fritz Thyssen Foundation grants post-doctoral stipends as an instrument to support highly qualified individual junior scholars with doctoral degrees in a research project for a limited period of time. These stipends are intended, for example, to enable scholars to familiarize themselves with a new field of research and/or to write a […]

Associate Professor in International Political Economy

Deadline: 31 Mar. – Bard College Berlin invites applications for an Associate Professorship in International Political Economy. Candidates should have a research focus on globalization, international trade, labor market institutions, and/or inequalities is desirable, as well as an interdisciplinary interest in the history of capitalism and the development of the social sciences

Post-doc Research Fellowships

Deadline: 31 Mar. – The Department of Political and Social Science of the Alma Mater Studiorum-University of Bologna, offers four two-year research fellowships (24 months) in 1) Public Policy-Organization Studies-Public Administration; 2) International Relations and European Studies; 3) Sociology; and 4) Area Studies

Professorship in Practical Philosophy

Deadline: 11 Mar. – The Faculty of Management, Economics and Society at Witten/Herdecke University invites applications for a professorship in Practical Philosophy. Applicants should be specialized in Global Justice, Ethics and Economics (incl. normative aspects of philosophy of economics), and/or Data Ethics  

Hewlett New Political Economy Graduate Summer Institute

Deadline: 1 Mar. – The Network for a New Political Economy at UC Berkeley is accepting applications for its 2-week summer workshop, which seeks to work to define what a new political economy might look like; to build an interdisciplinary community of scholars who wish to advance an interdisciplinary political economy; and to give students […]

Simons Foundation Canada Postdoctoral Fellow

Deadline: 1 Mar. – The School for International Studies at Simon Fraser University invites applications for the Simons Foundation Canada Postdoctoral Fellow for the 2022/23 academic year, with the possibility of reappointment for a second year

PhD Studentships in Economic Sociology and Political Economy

Deadline: 28 Feb. – The International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy (IMPRS-SPCE),jointly conducted by the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies (MPIfG), the Department of Management, Economics and Social Sciences of the University of Cologne, and the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Duisburg-Essen, invites […]

PhD Studentships in Social and Economic Inequality in a Financialized Society

Deadline: 16 Feb.  – The Open University welcomes PhD applications from candidates wishing to explore aspects of gender and racial inequalities in a financialized society. Candidates must be keen to employ a critical finance approach and address underlying power relationships inherent in the process of financialization

PhD Studentships in Sociology

Deadline: 15 Feb. – Uppsala University welcomes applications for doctoral student positions in sociology based at the Department of Sociology. The Department seeks to appoint up to four candidates with excellent academic merits who can demonstrate their potential for research in any area of sociology. One further candidate will be appointed with an emphasis on […]

Lead researcher for the Inequalities and Democracy Workgroup

Deadline: 15 Feb. – The newly formed Democracy Institute (DI) at the Central European University (CEU) invites applications for a lead researcher at the DI’s Inequalities and Democracy Workgroup

Associate/Full Professor of Political Science: Comparative public policy

Deadline: 15 Feb. – The Department of Political Science of Luiss University invites outstanding scholars to express their interest for a full-time associate/full professorship of Political Science: Comparative Public Policy

Doctoral studentship in Political Science

Deadline: 14 Feb. – Södertörn University is accepting applications for a doctoral studentship in Political Science, affiliated with a Social Science research area called Politics, Economy and the Organisation of Society (PESO), encompassing the disciplines of Business Studies, Journalism, Political Science, Social Work, and Sociology

Director of Economic and Social Policy Research

Deadline: 10 Feb. – The University of Adelaide seeks a Director of Economic and Social Policy Research to lead the South Australian Centre for Economic Studies (SACES) and the Future of Employment and Skills Centre (FES) in the School of Economics and Public Policy (SEPP)

Cloudwork Postdoctoral Researcher

Deadline: 5 Feb. – The University of Oxford’s Fairwork project, partnered with WZB (Berlin Social Science Center), is recruiting a Cloudwork Postdoctoral Researcher

First Book Grant

Deadline: 4 Feb. – The Independent Social Research Foundation wishes to support recent PhD graduates in their effort to turn their PhD thesis into a publishable book. Researchers may apply from across the social sciences and the humanities. The awards are intended to provide a research stipend (to cover living costs plus reasonable research expenses) […]

Postdoc position in project ‘The Business Corporation as a Political Actor’

Deadline: 1 Feb. – Utrecht University seeks a post-doctoral researcher to join the ERC-Consolidator Grant-project ‘The Business Corporation as a Political Actor’. The postdoc position will execute one of the subprojects within this larger project, namely the one on ‘Economic Theories of the Corporation’

PhD in business administration with specialization in economic and business history

Deadline: 1 Feb. – The Institute for Economic and Business History Research (EHFF) at Stockholm School of Economics welcomes applications for a fully funded doctoral position/scholarship in business administration with specialization in economic and business history starting in the autumn of 2022. Areas of specific interest include 1) Historical entrepreneurship; 2) Advertising and retail history; and […]

Post-Doctorate Fellowships in Markets, Ethics, and the Law

Deadlinne: 31 Jan. – The Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Tel Aviv University is accepting applications for its 2022-23 post-doctorate fellowship program. The Center offers grants to researchers who study the ethical, moral, and political aspects of markets, local or global, real or virtual

Postdoctoral Researcher in Transnational Regulation and Standardization

Deadline: 31 Jan. – Tilburg University | Tilburg Law School is looking for a Postdoctoral Researcher in Transnational Regulation and Standardization. The selected candidate, preferably of a legal or political science background, will play a leading role in the execution of a 5-year project on ‘The Resilience and Evolution of Economic Activism and the Role […]

Research Assistant Professor at the Stone Center for Inequality Dynamics

Deadline: Unspecified – The University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research (ISR) invites applications for a full-time position of Research Assistant Professor at the Stone Center for Inequality Dynamics (CID), a recently established unit dedicated to the study of changes and stability in social inequality across time, generations, and place

Lecturer in International Politics/Intl. Political Economy

Deadline: 31 Jan. – The Department of International Politics at City, University of London seeks to appoint a Lecturer in International Politics/International Political Economy (IPE)

Lecturer in Global Political Economy

Deadline: 31 Jan. – The University of Manchester seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Global Political Economy. Applicants from all fields of global political economy are welcome, but particularly those whose research considers the linkages between racialization/race and capitalism

Lecturer in Development Economics

Deadline: 31 Jan. – The University of Manchester seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Development Economics and is looking for applications from candidates who specialize in Development Economics and can contribute to research-informed teaching that complements existing clusters of activity

Postdoctoral Positions in Political Economy and Economic Sociology

Deadline: 31 Jan. – The Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies (MPIfG) invites applications for postdoctoral researchers in Political Economy and Economic Sociology. Applications for these two-year contracts may be submitted in English or German

Fully-funded PhD in Business Administration

Deadline: 31 Jan. – Grenoble Ecole de Management (GEM) is now accepting applications to its PhD program in Business Administration

PhD Fellowships in Political Ecology

Deadline: 27 Jan. – ICTA – UAB Institute of Environmental Science and Technology welcomes applications for PhD fellowships to work on the research project “Fossil fuels related conflicts in China and its sphere of influence”

Junior Scientist for Strategic Foresight

Deadline: Unspecified — The Austrian Institute of Technology’s Center for Innovation Systems and Policy is seeking to hire a Junior Scientist for Strategic Foresight

Digit Marie Jahoda Visiting Fellowships and PhD Studentships

Digit is now accepting applications for its Marie Jahoda Visiting Fellowship, as well as for two studentships.

Career Opportunities!

Ever more opportunities for researchers at all stages of their careers, courtesy of our friend Oleg Komlik at Economic Sociology and Political Economy