The Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies (MPIfG) is offering a one-year fellowship for researchers (m/f/d) in economic sociology or political economy. The fellowship is intended for researchers who were working at an academic and/or research institution in Ukraine in February 2022 and have been displaced by the war.
The MPIfG conducts basic research on the governance of modern societies. It aims to develop an empirically based theory of the social and political foundations of modern economies by investigating the interrelation between social, economic, and political action. Building on the disciplinary traditions of sociology and political science, the Institute’s research program aims to combine and develop the approaches of new economic sociology and comparative and international political economy.
Applicants are asked to submit a curriculum vitae and a research proposal outlining a project to be pursued at the MPIfG (up to 3 pages). Further information on how to apply is available here.
We look forward to receiving your online application in English or German. Applications by email cannot be considered. Please note that this is a special call for a one-year fellowship, distinct from our regular postdoctoral or habilitation program.The deadline for applications is June 12, 2022. Applicants will be notified whether or not they have been successful at the end of July. The starting date for the postition is the earliest possible date.