19/04/2017

4 doctoral positions for Ph.D. projects

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Max-Weber-Kolleg für kultur-und sozialwissenschaftliche Studien
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Cultural studiesAncient studies
    HistoryHistory of religions
    Religious sciencesComparative religion
    SociologySociology of religion
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    11/06/2017 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Germany › Erfurt
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Part-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    26
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/10/2017
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    18/2017

OFFER DESCRIPTION

The Max Weber Center for Advanced Cultural and Social Studies (Max-Weber-Kolleg) at the University of Erfurt invites applications for up to 4

doctoral positions for Ph.D. projects

Pay category E 13 TV-L (65 %)

in the fields of Religious Studies, Sociology, Philosophy, History, Classics and related subjects 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. Jörg Rüpke and Prof. Dr. Hartmut Rosa (Erfurt) and Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Spickermann and Prof. Dr. Irmtraud Fischer (Graz).

The positions are to be filled by 1 October 2017 for a period of 36 months.

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.

Requirements

  • 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 with colleagues within the interdisciplinary research environment of the Max-Weber-Kolleg, in particular the IGDK, and the University of Graz
  • Willingness to take part in the joint study programme and to move to the University of Graz for one academic year

 

Core research fields and project suggestions in the framework of the IDGK 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 the framework of “Resonant Self–World Relations” in the above named disciplines are welcome. For more information about the Max-Weber-Kolleg and the IGDK please see: https://www.uni- erfurt.de/max-weber-kolleg/projekte/forschungsgruppen/igdk/.

Application Deadline

Please submit your application with CV, copies of your final school and university degrees, a copy of your MA or diploma thesis, one letter of recommendation and an outline of the PhD project you would like to pursue (max. 5 pages) with a stringent discussion of your research questions, the state of research on the topic, the methodological approach and the leading hypotheses as well as a working schedule and projected date of completion as pdf-files (maximum of 10 MB) by 11 June 2017 to:

University of Erfurt • Max-Weber-Kolleg • mwk.bewerbungen@uni-erfurt.de

Comments/Remarks

The University of Erfurt is an equal opportunity employer in compliance with the Thuringian Equal Opportunities Act (Thüringer Gleichstellungsgesetz). Handicapped applicants are given preference in cases of equal qualification.

Direct informal enquiries may be made to Dr. Elisabeth Begemann (elisabeth.begemann@uni- erfurt.de).

The University of Erfurt does not refund any costs incurred in the application process. Interviews will be conducted on 20 and 21 June 2017.

More Information

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Cultural studies: Master Degree or equivalent
    History: Master Degree or equivalent
    Religious sciences: Master Degree or equivalent
    Sociology: Master Degree or equivalent
    Philosophy: Master Degree or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    GERMAN: Good
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

  • 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 with colleagues within the interdisciplinary research environment of the Max-Weber-Kolleg, in particular the IGDK, and the University of Graz
  • Willingness to take part in the joint study programme and to move to the University of Graz for one academic year

Core research fields and project suggestions in the framework of the IDGK 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 the framework of “Resonant Self–World Relations” in the above named disciplines are welcome. For more information about the Max-Weber-Kolleg and the IGDK please see: https://www.uni- erfurt.de/max-weber-kolleg/projekte/forschungsgruppen/igdk/.

Specific Requirements

  • 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 with colleagues within the interdisciplinary research environment of the Max-Weber-Kolleg, in particular the IGDK, and the University of Graz
  • Willingness to take part in the joint study programme and to move to the University of Graz for one academic year

Work location(s)
4 position(s) available at
Max-Weber-Kolleg
Germany
Erfurt
99089
Nordhäuser Str. 68

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