PhD in Social Science – 15+ Positions

Last updated on October 26th, 2019 at 06:52 pm

PhD in Social Science

Below are some of the latest Funded/Fully Funded positions for PhD in Social Science


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Roskilde University | Denmark
About the post
The PhD programme in the Social Psychology of Everyday Life provides researcher education in theoretical and methodological approaches to investigating and understanding people’s everyday life. The programme is based on an interdisciplinary development of theory, knowledge and methodology, with particular reference to social psychological issues that relate to the relationship between persons and their social world. Thus, the programme is characterised by cross-disciplinary approaches to social-psychological issues in everyday life.

Deadline: Check the link


University of Stavanger | Norway
About the post

Central to this PhD project will be:

  • Conducting a systematic review of literature regarding NEET; NEET and mental health; NEET and economic and social well-being; Interventions for NEET
  • Development of an app for the NEET population using design thinking
  • Prototype testing
  • Design thinking in mental health innovation

The project includes 1-2 PhD fellowships, and is funded by the Norwegian Research Council. It is a collaboration between several partners: The University of Stavanger, the University Hospital in Stavanger, NAV Rogaland, Rogaland County Council, and the University of Texas at Austin, USA. The supervising team is multi-national and will contribute with expertise in design thinking, growth mind-set, psychology and mental health, and the NEET population.

Deadline: 30/09/2019


Radboud University Medical Center (Radboudumc) | Netherlands
About the post
The aim of this PhD project is to examine whether a naturalistic stress-reducing intervention program based on caregiver-infant contact can positively affect infant gut microbial colonization and infant behavioral and cognitive development. In a RCT, caregiver-infant contact in 3-month-old infants starting center-based childcare will be increased in the intervention group during the hours spent in childcare. Trained volunteers will provide this extra caregiver-infant contact.

Deadline: 26/09/2019


University of Luxembourg | Luxembourg
About the post
The doctoral researcher will conduct research under the guidance of a supervisory team including local and international experts, with the aim of studying towards a PhD (cumulative; i.e., based on peer-reviewed publications) in Psychology. The doctoral researcher will predict critical educational outcomes by applying machine learning methods to big data emerging from educational large-scale assessments (e.g., “Épreuves Standardisées”, the Luxembourg school monitoring programme) and learning games (e.g., xCIT/DIGILEARN products such as Mathemarmite).

Starting Date: 1/10/2019


University of Luxembourg | Luxembourg

Deadline: 30/09/2019


University of Luxembourg | Luxembourg
About the post
The candidate is expected to develop their PhD project around those objectives, and to define the precise outline and research questions in conjunction with all involved parties.

The successful candidate integrates University of Luxembourg’s interdisciplinary Human-Computer Interaction Group – a team that holds a strong experience in partnership projects. The PhD candidate will closely collaborate with the project partner CFL. Under the supervision of Prof. Vincent Koenig, the candidate gets the opportunity of completing a doctoral thesis in the area of Psychology / Human-Computer Interaction. S/he will have access to state-of-the-art facilities (e.g. user laboratory) and will be supported by CFL for all field- and customer-related matters.

Deadline: 18/09/2019


PhD Candidate in Sociology

University/Institute: NTNU Norway

Deadline: 20/09/2019


Social Sciences PhD – Exploring the influence of alexithymia and emotion dysregulation on emotional eating: a mixed-methods investigation and intervention

Organization/Institution: Birmingham City University, UK

Deadline: until filled


Social Sciences PhD – Examining the time course and neural events of sentences which convey implicit meaning

Organization/Institution: Birmingham City University, UK

Deadline: until filled


Social Sciences PhD – Examining statistics anxiety in students

Organization/Institution: Birmingham City University, UK

Deadline: until filled


Social Sciences PhD – Building a dynamic network model of complex decision making development

Organization/Institution: Birmingham City University, UK

Deadline: until filled


Social Sciences PhD – Design, Creation & Evaluation of a Social Prescribing ‘App’ for Smartphones

Organization/Institution: Birmingham City University, UK

Deadline: until filled


Social Sciences PhD – Evaluating the Efficacy of School-Based Anti-Knife Crime Interventions

Organization/Institution: Birmingham City University, UK

Deadline: until filled


Social Sciences PhD – How do students assess debt? A socio-cognitive investigation

Organization/Institution: Birmingham City University, UK

Deadline: until filled


Social Sciences PhD – British Muslim Women in public and political spaces

Organization/Institution: Birmingham City University, UK

Deadline: until filled


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