-The candidate should possess a high educational (preferably MA level) socio-economic background with a particular focus on labour studies more generally. – He/she should show a good knowledge on industrial relations and labour market institutions and processes, preferably at the comparative European level, as well as an understanding of social policy issues, particularly employment issues. -He/she should also have a sound understanding of social science research methods, both qualitative and quantitative. -A very good knowledge of English at both spoken and written level is requested in order to develop the Doctoral programme. -For this reason, if the candidate could show the undertaking of a high score IELTS or TOEFL test it would be appreciated. – The knowledge of both French and Dutch would be also preferably requested, because of the countries where the project foresees to develop comparative analysis.
Scholarship Deadline: no later than 10/08/2011
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