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Max Weber Programme for Postdoctoral Studies Position in Social Sciences at EUI, 2013-2014 Italy

The Max Weber Programme (MWP) is the largest interdisciplinary postdoctoral training programme in the Social Sciences and Humanities in Europe, appointing 42 international fellows each year The MWP is a unique postdoctoral programme focusing on academic practice, research and academic excellence for recent PhD graduates in Economics, History, Law and Social and Political Sciences Each Fellow is affilated to an EUI department, and provided with a mentor During the Fellowship teaching opportunities are offered both within the EUI and at local universities as well as abroad through the Teaching Exchanges The MWP offers Job Market support At the EUI Fellows are part of an international community of over 1,000 scholars from more than 60 countries

Candidates who have received their Ph.D. or officially been accepted for defense by the time of the start of the programme (1 September). -Candidates are eligible during the five-year period following the successful completion of their Ph.D. For example, to apply for 2012/2013 you should have received or submitted your Ph.D. betweeen 1/9/2007 and 1/9/2012 and the Ph.D. defense should take place no later than 31/12/2012. -Extensions to the five-year rule are allowed for applicants whose academic career has been interrupted for maternity leave or illness. Cite circumstances in the application in the field ‘Additional Notes’. -Successful candidates will be asked to provide supporting documents. -EUI graduates can only apply for Max Weber Fellowships after having been away from the EUI and in a full-time occupation or with another fellowship for at least one year after defending their Ph.D. Candidates of all nationalities are eligible for the Max Weber Fellowships.