The Research Training Group ‘World Politics: The emergence of political arenas and modes of observation in world society’, funded by the German Research Council (DFG), invites applications for
ten doctoral positions and one postdoctoral position
Doctoral/ Postdoctoral position tasks:
- The main task is to conduct research for a project with a topic connected to the research scope of the RTG
- Participation in the academic programme of the RTG
- Participation in obligatory degree programme
We are looking for highly motivated researchers with doctoral and postdoctoral research projects that fit in the Research Training Group (RTG). The RTG invites original proposals from the fields of Political Science/International Relations, History, Sociology, and Legal Studies that contribute to its research programme.
An inter-disciplinary orientation of research projects is encouraged, particularly for the post-doctoral position. The RTG’s working language is English. Successful candidates are expected to complete their doctoral dissertations within three years (five years for the post-doctoral research project). The RTG offers an intensive research environment. In addition to employment, it offers limited support for organizing workshops, conference travel, and research stays abroad. There are also limited opportunities for some post-doc funding after completing the doctoral dissertation within three years.
Further information on the application process can be found at the official website. Applications - in English - must be submitted online by 11 June 2017. Please mark your application with the identification code wiss17016.
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