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Prestigious ERC-funded PhD Studentships on New Parties and Media

Royal Holloway, University of London

Qualification Type: PhD
Location: Egham
Funding for: UK Students, EU Students
Funding amount: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Placed On: 22nd February 2021
Closes: 14th March 2021

Supervisory Team:  Professor Joost van Spanje & one postdoctoral researcher

Project description

Applications are invited for two fully-funded PhD studentships. You will join a research team led by Professor Joost van Spanje in the Department of Politics, IR and Philosophy at Royal Holloway University of London. The team will consist of seven colleagues. You will be supervised by Professor Joost van Spanje and by a postdoctoral researcher, who will also start around 1 September 2021.

The team is fully funded by a highly prestigious ERC Consolidator Grant awarded to Professor Joost van Spanje. The project is entitled “New Parties on the News: How New(s) Media and New Parties Shape Attention to and Electoral Support for Political Ideas”. To know more about the project, please see:

Entry Requirements

A very good undergraduate degree in a relevant subject. You should have had training in research design and quantitative methodology. Ideally, you should have some research experience in a related field, and it will be advantageous to have experience of research collaboration as well.

Closing date: 14 March 2021. It is planned to start the project in 2021, preferably on 1 September 2021.

How To Apply

Applications to be sent by email, please click the apply button above. 

Applications should include:

A one-page curriculum vitae, a one-page motivation letter, and your degree transcripts to date.

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