RESEARCH FIELDHistoryReligious sciencesSociology
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE22/05/2017 00:00 - Europe/Athens
LOCATIONAustria › 8010 Graz
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK30
for PhD projects in the fields of Classics, Sociology, Theology and Classical Archaeology within the framework of the International Research Training Group (IGDK) “Resonant Self–World Relations in Ancient and Modern Socio-Religious Practices” directed by Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Spickermann and Prof. Dr. Irmtraud Fischer (Graz) and Prof. Dr. Jörg Rüpke and Prof. Dr. Hartmut Rosa (Erfurt). The scholarships start on 1 October 2017 for a period of 24 months with the option of extension for a further 12 months pending review.
The project is a cooperation between the Max-Weber-Kolleg at the University of Erfurt and the University of Graz. Participants are required to spend one academic year at the cooperating university in the second year of their term.
As an International Research Training Group, the programme’s primary language is English.
Excellent degree in one of the above named disciplines
Knowledge of English, German (at least reading skills, candidates without knowledge of German are requested to take courses), and other relevant languages
Willingness to cooperate within in the interdisciplinary research environment of the University of Graz, in particular the IGDK, and the Max-Weber-Kolleg
Willingness to take part in the joint study programme and to move to the Max-Weber-Kolleg for one academic year.
Core research fields and project suggestions in the framework of the IGDK are outlined on the programme’s website: https://doktoratsprogramm-antike-kulturen.uni-graz.at/de/akme/ (cf. “Showcases”). Further proposals developed by applicants for research projects that fit into the framework of “Resonant Self–World Relations” in the above named disciplines are welcome. Further information about the University of Graz and the IGDK are available under: https://dk-resonance.uni-graz.at.
EURAXESS offer ID: 199751