Doctoral fellowship announcement at CEU

December 21, 2012

Call for applications for doctoral students for the study of management cultures and new work practices

NEW Application deadline: January 7, 2013

The Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at Central European University is pleased to announce a Special Doctoral Position for the study of management cultures, new work practices and the adaptation-adoption of new management paradigms.

The project will focus on the complexities of transnational transfer, contestation, and reconfiguration of new management practices in French-owned companies and companies with French majority ownership in particular sectors (water, energy, services, etc) in post-socialist countries where ownership has been achieved via privatization and foreign direct investment.

The doctoral project is part of the ‘Changing Employment’ Marie Curie Initial Training Network funded by the European Commission’s (subject to final approval by the EC). The selected doctoral student will be both a regular PhD student and an early-stage researcher (ESR) at the Central European University. He/she will be offered 36 months of full funding.  The student participates in the doctoral program at the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, while she/he takes part in the ChangingEmployment Network through the Center for Policy Studies. During the period of his/her appointment, the successful applicant will pursue research in the indicated thematic track. The doctoral student will spend 12 months of his/her studies at Evry University in France. 

The ‘Changing Employment’ Marie Curie Initial Training Network is a consortium of 11 European partner institutions aiming to train a cross-European and interdisciplinary network of policy-focused social scientists comprehensively skilled in understanding, analyzing, and responding to social and institutional employment changes. The Network is coordinated by Strathclyde University, Glasgow, United Kingdom.

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