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The Idit Fellowship, a framework for doctoral students who aspire to conduct multidisciplinary research in the social sciences, is recruiting up to 5 new fellows to join next year’s cohort. This call is for candidates who intend to embark on their doctoral studies in October 2022.

Successful applicants should have excelled in a master’s degree (thesis-based) or have other clear evidence for their exceptional potential as a research student (e.g., a first authored published paper in a respectable peer reviewed scientific journal).

The ideal candidate will be eager to work on cutting-edge interdisciplinary research crossing theoretical and methodological approaches from two or more of the following areas:

  • Computer Science

  • Political Science (public administration and policy, international relations, government and political theory)

  • Economics

  • Business Administration

  • Psychology (including the neuro and cognitive sciences)

  • Communications

  • Information Systems

  • Sociology

  • Anthropology

  • Statistics

  • Data Science

  • Criminology

  • Geography and Environmental Studies

  • Natural Resources and Environmental Management

Special consideration will be given to candidates who embrace the use of cutting-edge computational methods.

Fellows will receive a substantial monthly stipend, opportunities for academic teaching, exposure to “burning issues” in the social sciences, hand-picked courses and workshops intended to boost professional and personal development, the opportunity to participate in a unique interdisciplinary, conscientious and elite group, funding for attending/presenting in international conferences and personal mentoring focused on developing an academic career.

Applicants are requested to submit their application below having prepared the following documents:

• Detailed resume

• Academic transcripts with grade averages (for both B.A. and M.A. degrees)

Two letters of recommendation (one of which should be from the adviser of the M.A. thesis)

• Statement of research intent (up to one page)

Deadline for Submissions: 31.7.2022

Interviews will take place during the first half of August 2022. Final decisions will be made by the end of August 2022.