New research opportunities with VOX-Pol

VOX-Pol is offering opportunities for researchers working in Violent Online Political Extremism to further expand and strengthen their research careers under its Researcher Exchange Programme. The Programme enables scientific visits and research stays in a partner institution within the VOX-Pol network. Opportunities are available for those at the early stages of their career as well as established researchers as detailed below:

Visits of Researchers

Visits of external researchers to VOX-Pol partner institutions, of up to one month duration (other durations may be considered), are welcomed.

Financial support, to a maximum of €2,000 per month, will be available. Assistance may also be available, for once-off travel to/from the exchange/internship location.

Eligibility Criteria

This programme is intended for researchers currently employed in academia, and research organisations, with research experience relevant to VOX-Pol.

We also welcome applications from those professionally tasked in the area of violent online political extremism, for example, from those interested in training in specialised areas.

Application Procedure

The applicant—in collaboration with the proposed hosting institution—draws up a joint proposal for the intended stay, to include details of:

  1. Current CV
  2. Proposed collaboration: purpose and clear objectives (1-3 pages)
  3. Proposed location(s)
  4. Proposed duration
  5. Proposed budget, e.g. details of co-funding (if applicable), breakdown of estimated cost of travel and accommodation, etc.

 

There is a rolling call for applications. Applications will be reviewed, and the outcome will be advised no later than one-month from the receipt of application.

Please note that expense reimbursement will be processed after the exchange, upon receipt of a research report, evidence of stay, and supporting receipts.

Please send your applications and any queries to rmp@voxpol.eu

PhD Exchanges and Internships

PhD students and recently graduated post-docs have the possibility to apply for a ‘talent-boosting’ internship in a partner institution within the VOX-pol network. The typical duration of the internship will be one to a maximum of six months.

A stipend to the value of €1,333 per month, is available for successful applicants. Assistance may also be available, for once-off travel to/from the exchange/internship location.

Eligibility Criteria

This programme is open to PhD students, and those who have recently graduated with a PhD.

Application Procedure

The applicant—in collaboration with the proposed hosting institution—draws up a joint proposal for the intended stay, to include details of:

  1. Current CV
  2. Proposed collaboration: purpose and clear objectives (1-3 pages)
  3. Proposed location(s)
  4. Proposed duration

 

There is a rolling call for applications. Applications will be reviewed, and the outcome will be advised no later than one-month from the receipt of application.

Please note that expense reimbursement will be processed after the exchange, upon receipt of a research report, evidence of stay, and supporting receipts.

Please send your applications and any queries to rmp@voxpol.eu

If you are interested, please email your application to: rmp@voxpol.eu