We turn to you because we believe you might know excellent graduates in one of the social sciences for whom we have the unique opportunity to obtain a full four-year scholarship in our PhD program.
The recruitment and selection procedure for these full PhD scholarships is currently in full swing with advertisements in Dutch and foreign newspapers, on www.jobs.ac.uk and on the ICS website (www.ics-graduateschool.nl).
Training and thesis
supervision are in English. As the ICS is a joint venture of the universities of
While many PhD programs elsewhere offer appointments for at most three years, ICS PhD students enjoy a four-year appointment, presuming a positive evaluation after the first year. Moreover, ICS PhD students enjoy rather comfortable conditions, certainly compared to opportunities for PhD students in other countries. The salary amounts to appr. €2042,- before taxes in the first year of the appointment, rising to appr. €2612,- before taxes in the fourth year. There are no tuition fees.
We would like to ask you to search in your own network for recent graduates who might be interested and who are highly qualified.
General information on the ICS and the structure of the program can be found on the ICS-website:
Information on the available PhD positions can be found on: http://www.ics-graduateschool.nl/vacancies/
Further information, if necessary, can be obtained from Ms A.Edink, via [log in to unmask]
Applications, on line only, should be delivered through the ICS website before May 1, 2010.
The interviews will be conducted on June 7, 8, 17, 18, 2010.
We very much appreciate your interest and cooperation,
Beate Volker, also on behalf
Beate Volker, also on behalf of
Scientific Director ICS