PhD Researcher Position at Maastricht University in Netherlands

PhD Researcher Position at Maastricht University in Netherlands, and applications are submitted till 20th June 2014. The TRANSMIC project, the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) in Brussels (Belgium) is offering a PhD researcher for a period of three years. Applicants will work on a research project concerning Changing modes of citizenship in migrant-sending countries: the link between new forms of quasi-citizenship and return migration. The candidate will be enrolled as PhD-candidate at the Maastricht University (supervisor Prof. Dr Gerard-René de Groot, co-supervisor Dr. Sergio Carrera (CEPS). Full details: 

School(Institutions/ Country): Maastricht University | The Netherlands

Level: PhD Degree

Field(s): Law

Deadline: 20th June 2014.

Funded By: TRANSMIC is a project funded under the European Commission’s Marie Curie actions.

Beneficiaries(Target Groups):  PhD Researcher Position at Maastricht University is targeted for International students

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: Not Specified

Scholarship Duration:  PhD Researcher Position will be available for the duration of 3 years.

Scholarship covers: Candidates will be paid in accordance with national standards. The salary will be for an equivalent level to a Research Assistant. Will be provided with shared office space and a PC.


Transnational Migration, Citizenship and the Circulation of Rights and Responsibilities’ (TRANSMIC) is a project funded under the European Commission’s Marie Curie actions.

This Initial Training Network will run from 1 September 2014 to 31 August 2018.

The aim of the project is to contribute to the understanding of transnational migration, in particular by looking at the conditions for and effects of transnational migration, possibilities for the mobility of migrants’ rights to be enhanced, and the links between migration, citizenship, and migration and development.


To be eligible for this PhD Researcher Position at Maastricht University :

‣ Applicants must have LLM or equivalent academic degree in law.

‣ Applicants should have an excellent command of English (Academic IELTS score of 7.5 or higher; or TOEFL Internet-based test score of 113 or higher).

‣ Knowledge of Chinese, Dutch or Turkish will be a positive factor for the selection.

‣ In light of the mobility requirements set by the European Commission for this project, you must NOT have lived in Belgium for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to taking up the position.

‣ It is the policy of the TRANSMIC project to increase the number of women employed. Also members of ethnic minority groups and handicapped people are explicitly invited to apply.

Scholarship Application Method

‣ Applicants are required to apply electronically at

‣ Candidates are invited to submit their application along with:

  • A letter stating your motivation to apply for this position;

  • A two-page research proposal;

  • A CV;

  • A transcript of grades;

  • Contact information for two references.

‣ Scholarship Applications are due on 20th June 2014.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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