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PhD of Social Studies

  Department of Social Sciences and Business, Roskilde University, invites applications for a position as PhD of Social Studies from 1st of March or as soon as possible thereafter. The position as PhD is limited to a period of 3 years. Social Studies As a PhD student you will be associated with the research area Social Studies which is an interdisciplinary field of study based upon sociology, political science, anthropology, economics and sociology of law. Within this interdisciplinary field we aim to understand, analyze and explain today’s complex, social changes, that cannot be understood using more traditional approaches. We focus upon three main themes: Social change & justice; Welfare, institutions & inequality and Gender & diversity that to a certain extent crosscut the research groups in social Studies. Social studies include three research groups with the following research foci: Social Dynamics and Change :  In the wake of the past decade’s economic crisis, the imp

PhD of International Studies

  A Single, Green Market for Capital?  A critical political economy perspective on the completion of the Capital Markets Union The Department of Social Sciences and Business, Roskilde University, Denmark, invites applications for a position as PhD of International Studies from 1 March 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is a double degree in collaboration with the Political Science Department of the Radboud University in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. The overall period for the project is limited to three years. During the first 18 months, the candidate will be based at Radboud University and during the last 18 months of the project at Roskilde University. Physical presence at the respective university during this period is mandatory. That means that the PhD position involves moving from the Netherlands to Denmark in 2024 (the moving costs will be partially covered by the universities). If the PhD process lives up to the requirements at the two universities, you will be

Postdoc position associated with a new Horizon Europe research project ‘UNTWIST Policy recommendations to regain feminist losers as mainstream voters’

  The Department of Social Sciences and Business, Roskilde University, is looking for a postdoctoral researcher associated with a new research project commencing on   1 February 2023   or as soon as possible thereafter. The position as postdoc is for a period of 3 years, of which 60% of the time stems from the research project (involving research, research support of Danish lead partner and administrative tasks) and 40% of the time consists of teaching and supervision activities. The position is associated with the implementation of the Horizon Europe Cluster 2 project ‘UNTWIST Policy recommendations to regain feminist losers as mainstream voters’. Starting point is the hypothesis that citizens at the margins might feel abandoned or disempowered by current mainstream feminist discourses and policies. By analysing if extreme populist parties are acting as niche parties, substantively representing (but also twisting) the needs and demands of citizens at the margins, UNTWIST will co-cr

PhD of Social Science, Research on Civil Society and Volunteering

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  Department of Social Science and Business, Roskilde University, invites applications for a position as PhD of Social Science (Sociology and Civil Society) from the 1st of April or as soon as possible thereafter. The position as PhD is limited to a period of 3 years. Description of the PhD project The title of the PhD-project is  Civic Engagement and Sustainable Social Networks. The project seeks to examine  how different forms of civic engagement can help to create sustainable social networks . Sustainable social networks are in the project defined as networks in which groups of people from a range of economic, social and cultural backgrounds enter into a dialogue aimed at addressing everyday problems. The Doctoral School You will be enrolled as a PhD student at the  Doctoral School of Social Science and Business , Roskilde University . The Doctoral School of Social Sciences and Business provides PhD training and research within an interdisciplinary, international, and professiona