The MWP Academic Careers Observatory (ACO) is an on-line resource for Ph.D. candidates, post-doc fellows and early career scholars who wish to explore and debate academic careers in the humanities and social sciences. 

The ACO provides info on academic careers by country, discipline and theme, and links to research opportunities in Europe, job platforms and a list of funding from post-doc to professorial level. Check ACO documents and bibliography for other material on higher education and academic careers.To find out about our workshops and conferences on academic careers visit the ACO events page and the news section below.

The Observatory is not an academic career advice service, but it will help you clarify your ideas about different career options. Check our career tips for practical information on important career steps.

We hope you will find our resources interesting and useful. Feel free to submit your comments and provide us with feedback. Please write to MWPacademiccareers@eui.eu.

 

 

Disclaimer: The ACO website is intended as a space for the  presentation  and discussion of academic career issues. It does not represent the official opinions of the EUI, the European Commission and the EUI Member States, which cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein nor for any of the views expressed.

Latest News
Britain and the European Union: Lessons from a Small Island

Britain and the European Union: Lessons from a Small Island

Description
A timely Keynote Max Weber Lecture by Sir Stephen Wall (Official Historian of Britain and the EU and former UK Permanent Representative to the European Union) examines the role history and geography have played in shaping British attitudes towards the European Union. 9 June 2016
Dimensions Of Equality, Effectiveness And Efficiency – Past And Future (10th anniversary MW Fellows June Conference)

Dimensions Of Equality, Effectiveness And Efficiency – Past And Future (10th anniversary MW Fellows June Conference)

Description
Special 10th Anniversary MW Fellows June Conference. This year the conference offers an interdisciplinary perspective on economic, historical, legal, political and social debates in research and academia, with an emphasis on inequalities and exclusion around gender, sexuality, ethnicity, citizenship, race and religion through 6 sections, 2 Keynote lectures and 1 round table, 8-10 June
Examining supervision: an individual and collective responsibility

Examining supervision: an individual and collective responsibility

Description
It is not straightforward moving from being supervised to the 'other side of the table, yet post-doctoral early career scholar often find themselves facing the responsibility of supervising graduate students. This workshop offers fundamental insights about filling the gap of knowledge between the experience of graduate studies and supervising graduate students: 2 June 2016
Computational Social Science (CSS): New Frontiers of Collaboration?

Computational Social Science (CSS): New Frontiers of Collaboration?

Description
How can we develop innovative and robust methodological frameworks in order to understand complex social phenomena? A Max Weber Workshop brings together CSS wizards and Social Scientists to tackle this question. 25 May 2016
 

Page last updated on 01 December 2015