ORGANISATION/COMPANYMax-Weber-Kolleg für kultur-und sozialwissenschaftliche Studien
RESEARCH FIELDCultural studies › Ancient studiesHistory › Ancient historyHistory › ArchaeologyHistory › Contemporary historyHistory › History of religionsHistory › Modern historyHistory › Social historyReligious sciences › Comparative religionSociology
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE15/04/2018 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
LOCATIONGermany › Erfurt
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK26
OFFER STARTING DATE01/10/2019
The Max Weber Centre 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 Modern History, Ancient History, Classics, Religious Studies, Sociology, Philosophy and related subjects within the framework of the International Graduate School (IGS) “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), funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG).
The positions are to be filled by 1 October 2019 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.
Core research fields and project suggestions in the framework of the IGS are outlined on the programme’s website https://dk-resonance.uni-graz.at (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 IGS please see: https://www.uni-erfurt.de/va/max-weber-kolleg/forschungsgruppen-und-stel...
REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVELCultural studies: Master Degree or equivalentHistory: Master Degree or equivalentReligious sciences: Master Degree or equivalentSociology: Master Degree or equivalent
REQUIRED LANGUAGESGERMAN: GoodENGLISH: Excellent
- Masters degree or equivalent in one of the above named disciplines
- knowledge of English and German (at least passive skills)
- 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 IGS, 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
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EURAXESS offer ID: 273970
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