NISIS (Netherlands Interuniversity School for Islamic Studies)
NISIS ( Netherlands Interuniversity School for Islamic Studies)
4 Ph.D POSITIONS in the profile area Islam and Muslim societies
vacancy number: 11-034
NISIS ( Netherlands Interuniversity School for Islamic Studies) is a national research institute for the study of Islam and Muslim societies, in which eight Dutch universities participate. Leiden University is currently administratively responsible for NISIS. For more information see our website: http://www.hum.leiden.edu/isis
4 PhD positions in the profile area Islam and Muslim societies
In the coming six years (2010-2015) NISIS has made available special funds to build an integrated interdisciplinary thematic profile area which focuses on lslam and Muslim societies. One of the main aims is to integrate and mobilize the knowledge and expertise in the field. Within this profile area nine Ph.D. positions are available. In 2010 five of these positions have been fulfilled. Application is now open for the last four positions. The PhD. candidates will be appointed at the participating university with which the supervisor is affiliated.
You are requested to send in your first round application before 14 March 2011, 9 a.m. local Dutch time ( Greenwich meantime + 1) containing:
Letter of motivation, in which you introduce yourself, explain your suitability for the position and your motivation for the project.
Short Research Proposal (maximum 1000 words, exclusive bibliography)
Second round reactions before 23 May 2011 (only for those invited):
Two reference letters
A letter of the intended supervisor in which he/she expresses his/her willingness to supervise the candidate
Full research proposal (maximum 5000 words, exclusive bibliography)
You are kindly requested to send your applications by post or email (preference) onlyto firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications send to another mail address will not be taken into consideration. Applications should reach our office no later than 14 March 2011, 9 a.m. local Dutch time (Greenwich meantime + 1). Please quote the vacancy number in your application.
Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
Afdeling Personeel en Organisatie
2300 RA Leiden