PhD position in the research group of Professor Thomas Widmer at UZH

The Department of Political Science at the University of Zurich ( invites applications for a PhD position in the research group of Thomas Widmer, who holds a professorship in Political Science with focus on Evaluation.

Responsibilities are the development and conducting of his or her own PhD project in the framework of a research project analyzing the child placement policies and their implementation in the 26 Swiss cantons over time. The project “Effects of institutional settings, financing systems and implementation policies on placements” is part of the National Research Program “Welfare and Coercion” (NRP 76) funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation. Further, active participation in and contribute to the project just as the participation in the department’s doctoral program, which offers advanced methodological and substantive training as well as professional development is part of the position.

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