Application

PhD internship September 2017

Deadline for applications is 30 September 23:59 UTC+3.
Please answer each question clearly and completely, in English. You will be required to upload in PDF i) your Research Proposal at the end of section D and ii) your Curriculum Vitae - CV (add list of principal publications, if applicable (please include co-authors, year, title and publisher)) in section F.

Please note that your supervisor must provide UNU-WIDER with a letter of reference, which should be emailed (by your supervisor) to the following address: phdreference(at)wider.unu.edu. For more information, see the PhD Internship Programme Q&A.

Eligibility questions
A. Contact details
used if contact has more than one nationality
Enter the full name of your employer/affiliation, and select it from the list, e.g UNU-WIDER should be entered as United Nations University World Institute .......
this employer/affiliation will be added to your profile
Phone number should start with a plus sign, followed by the country code and national number, no spaces or dash, eg +35896159911
B. PhD degree
please specify other discipline here
(e.g., poverty and inequality; trade and industry; labor markets; gender; political economy; agriculture; natural resources)
UNU-WIDER resident researchers are listed here
C. Education and language skills
Please provide details of your academic degrees or certificates, including the type of qualification; the name of awarding institution; the years of study; and the title of your thesis or dissertation.(e.g., Master of Science (Economics), Makerere University, Uganda (2009-2011) “The Impact of Rising Food Prices on Poor Households in Kampala, Uganda”)
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D. Research proposal

b. General description of your proposed research (max 500 words)

c. Briefly state your main research questions or hypotheses (max 300 words)

d. Describe the methods or approaches you will use to answer your research questions (max 500 words)

e. Describe your main data and information sources (max 300 words)

f. How does the research proposed above relate to your PhD thesis or dissertation? (max 200 words)

g. How would a UNU-WIDER internship contribute to your research? (max 200 words)

Upload your answers to questions b - g. Your answers should be in the same order as the questions
Files must be less than 1 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf.
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Please note: when applying in September, you would typically be visiting UNU-WIDER for 3 months in the period February - June of the following year and when applying in March, you would typically be visiting UNU-WIDER for 3 months in the period August - November of the same year.
Please clarify why you are unable to return to your registered university after your internship at UNU-WIDER
E. Employment record
Please provide details of your past employment, if applicable, including your job title; name and address of employer; and years of service.(e.g., Lecturer in Economics, Department of Economics, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda (2005-2009))
F. File upload
Add list of principal publications, if applicable (please include co-authors, year, title and publisher)
Files must be less than 1 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf.
maximum of 50 words
Please do not forget that your supervisor must provide UNU-WIDER with a letter of reference, which should be emailed (by your supervisor) to the following address: phdreference(at)wider.unu.edu. The reference letter will also be used to certify that you are enrolled for a PhD at your university.
 
This is the final step in the application process. After pressing the “Submit” button you will receive an automatic email from UNU-WIDER confirming that your application has been received.
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