Amsterdam Centre for Inequality Studies (AMCIS)

ICS PhD positions for highly qualified graduates

5 April 2018

The Interuniversity Center for Social Science Theory and Methodology ICS offers fully funded PhD positions for a variety of projects.

The PhD students will be appointed for a three or four-year period, with a formal evaluation at the end of the first year. In this period the graduates will work on their individual project, leading to a doctoral dissertation.

The program (fully taught in English) will start September 1st, 2018.


Excellent candidates who recently gradua­ted or will graduate shortly in Sociology are invited to apply. Graduates in Psychology, Educational Sciences, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics or related disciplines are also encouraged to apply.

Conditions of employment

We offer, in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities, a salary of € 2.222 gross per month in the first year up to € 2.840 gross per month in the fourth year based on a full-time position. For information about employment conditions in Dutch universities please consult this website.

Tution fees do not apply.


The Interuniversity Center for Social Science Theory and Methodology (ICS) is an internationally renowned Research Center and Graduate School in the field of Sociology, located in the Nether­lands at the Universities of Groningen, Utrecht, Nijmegen and Amsterdam (within the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research, AISSR).

Additional information

Extensive information on the ICS and the available PhD positions can be found on the ICS-website:

Further information, if necessary, can be obtained via

How to apply

Applications, online only through the ICS graduate school website, can be submitted as of April 5th. The deadline of application is May 14th, 2018 (23.59 Dutch local time)

Interviews will be conducted on June 4th and June 5th, 2018 in Utrecht.

Please note that skype interviews on May 23th 2018 could be part of the selection procedure.

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