ORGANISATION/COMPANYInstitute of philosophy and sociology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
RESEARCH FIELDSociology › Educational sociology
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE17/03/2021 16:00 - Europe/Athens
LOCATIONBulgaria › Sofia
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK20
OFFER STARTING DATE01/04/2021
We are currently looking for a highly motivated and skilled PhD student to join a new research group at Institute of Philosophy and Sociology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, working on the project “Dynamics of inequalities in participation in higher and adult education: A comparative social justice perspective”, funded by the National Science Fund to the Ministry of Education and Science of Bulgaria within the National Scientific Programme “VIHREN” - https://justedu2020.eu/. The position is for 12 months.
A PhD student who will be assigned to the position of researcher R1 is expected to:
i) conduct analysis of digital technology and educational inequalities from a sociological perspective,
ii) possess good level of statistical skills and,
iii) be able to work with survey data.
The PhD student will be encouraged to be actively involved in interactions with other members of the group. The working languages in the group are English and Bulgarian.
VIHREN fellowship benefits:
* competitive salary,
* opportunities for collaboration with an international network of leading scientists in the field, and local experts.
If you have any questions, please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org
Application Materials: interested applicants should send the following materials to
Please, use the subject line "VIHREN R1 application_1":
1. CV in Europass format.
2. Motivation letter supporting the application for the PhD fellowship.
3. Information about her/his PhD thesis: topic and main aims.
Documents are accepted from 11/03/2021 to 17/03/2021 included.
Every working day from 9:00 am to 16:00 pm at the address:
1) Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, 4 “Serdika” Street, Human Resources Department, floor 2, Sofia 1000, Ljubka Ilieva
or electronically at:
2) Ljubka Ilieva - email@example.com
EURAXESS offer ID: 614880
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