The University of Luxembourg is an international research university with a distinctly multilingual and interdisciplinary character. The University was founded in 2003 and counts more than 6,700 students and more than 2,000 employees from around the world. The University's faculties and interdisciplinary centres focus on research in the areas of Computer Science and ICT Security, Materials Science, European and International Law, Finance and Financial Innovation, Education, Contemporary and Digital History. In addition, the University focuses on cross-disciplinary research in the areas of Data Modelling and Simulation as well as Health and System Biomedicine. Times Higher Education ranks the University of Luxembourg #3 worldwide for its “international outlook,” #20 in the Young University Ranking 2021 and among the top 250 universities worldwide.
The Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences (FHSE) brings together expertise from the humanities, linguistics, cognitive sciences, social and educational sciences. People from across 20 disciplines are working within the Faculty. Along with the disciplinary approach a very ambitious interdisciplinary research culture has been developed.
The faculty's research and teaching focuses on social, economic, political and educational issues with the common goal of contributing to an inclusive, open and resourceful society. The FHSE offers six Bachelor and twenty Master degrees and a doctoral school providing students with the necessary knowledge and high-qualified skills to succeed in their future career.Your Role...
The successful candidate will be based in the Department of Social Sciences, working within the discipline of Political Science. Under the direction of Prof. David Howarth, the candidate will have the opportunity of completing a doctoral thesis in the area of the EU Economic Governance and / or the Political Economy of Finance. The intended research can address themes such as the recent institutional development of EU economic governance, Banking Union, the ‘Europeanisation' of national macro-economic policy making, the development of specific policy areas of EU economic governance (notably, but not only, fiscal policy, macro-economic policy coordination and financial regulation) and, more broadly, political economy approaches to European integration. The research can also address themes linked to the comparative or international political economy of finance, ideally in the European context.
More specifically, the role can be outlined as follows:
The yearly gross salary for every PhD at the UL is EUR 38028 (full time)How to apply...
Applications should be submitted online and include:
We ensure a full consideration for applications received by 24/02/2023. Please apply formally through the HR system. Applications by email will not be considered.
The successful candidate should be able to start working at the University of Luxembourg between 1 September 2023 and 1 December 2023.
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For further information please contact:
Prof. David Howarth
Email: [email protected]
Web: https: // wwwen.uni.lu/research/fhse/dsoc/people/davidhowarth