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PhDSociology (City-University interaction in disaster risk reduction and enhancing the resilience of urban systems, MSCA)

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The EU-funded Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Doctoral Network SUNSET aims to enhance research and training capabilities linked to the city-university interactions driving the EU’s green and digital transition. The SUNSET Doctoral Network will explore how universities can become key drivers of the twin transition, and train researchers to lead this transition.

Essential requirements:

  • You have completed a master’s degree in sociology, human geography, public governance, disaster management, or a related social science field, preferably acquired recently, or possess corresponding qualifications that could provide a basis for successfully completing a doctorate;
  • Specialization in resilience, risk/crisis governance studies will be beneficial;
  • You have a keen interest in urban studies, the resilient and green transitions, and European crisis policies;
  • You have solid and documented abilities for conducting qualitative and quantitative research in social sciences.

General information:

  • Full-time paid position as a junior research fellow at the University of Tartu for 36 months, funding for additional 12 months will potentially be available;
  • Mean funding rate per month for 36 months: 2,040€ living allowance + 448€ mobility allowance + 370€ family allowance if eligible (net approximately 1,570€ + 345€ + 285€); potential funding for 12 additional months will be in a reduced amount;
  • Supervisory team: Prof. Kati Orru (PhD main supervisor, University of Tartu), Dr Niki Frantzeskaki (PhD co-supervisor, University of Utrecht); Aveliina Helm (second PhD co-supervisor, University of Tartu), Merit Tatar (secondment host, Institute of Baltic Studies);
  • Start of the studies: 2 September 2024.

Kandideeri! Fall semester 2024/25
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Kandideeri! Fall semester 2024/25
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