Universities of Cologne Graduate Fellowship 2017, Germany


Deadline:

June 30, 2017

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Call for Applicants (PhD): Graduate Fellowship

Application guidelines

The DFG Research Training Group 1878 (RTG) of the Universities of Cologne and Bonn on the topic of “Archaeology of Pre-Modern Economies” invites applications for

one position of Graduate Fellowship leading to a Ph.D.

at the University of Cologne to begin on October 1st, 2017. Applications are welcome in all subjects of the Research Training Group in Cologne. Applications for the field of Byzantine Studies are particularly desirable.

The position is for two years with the option to continue for a third year following a positive interim project evaluation. The well-supported salary will be according to the official German classification group TV-L 13 (for detailed information please see: salary calculator).

Objectives, issues
The aim of the RTG is to record economic systems and economic areas of premodern societies in terms of their structure, efficiency and dynamics (genesis, transformation processes through to a potential dissolution) as well as to analyse them in interaction with their respective physical geographical, political, societal, religious and cultural conditions. The investigations will be focussed along three lines of research, ‘Economic Networks’, ‘Settlement Centres and Their Environs’ and ‘Religious Institutions and Households as Economic Units’.

Subjects
Applications are welcome in all subjects of the Research Training Group in Cologne: Pre- and Early History, Classical Archaeology, Archaeology of the Roman Provinces, Byzantine Studies, Ancient History, Ethnology. Applications for the field of Byzantine Studies are particularly desirable.

Dissertation topics
Enquirers can develop their own project proposals within the framework of the outlined research programme.

Language
The RTG languages are German and English. German language lessons can be taken free of charge if required. The dissertation may also be written in another language.

Location and supervison
The doctoral candidate (m/f) will be registered as a doctoral student at the University of Cologne. Generally he/she will be looked after by two fellow applicants. Willingness to move to the Cologne/Bonn region is expected.

Study programme
The doctoral programme will be conducted within a structured study programme comprising weekly seminars, workshops or international meetings; participation is mandatory.

Support measures
In addition to the posts, resources for material and travel costs as well as for holding conferences are available. The University of Cologne offers comprehensive further training measures. Doctoral candidates with children can obtain additional support.

Application requirements
Completed relevant university studies in line with the requirements for admission to doctoral studies at the participating universities.

Application documents
– Completed application form (s. below)
– CV (résumé)
– Copies of university diplomas and job references (if applicable)
– Digital version (PDF) plus summary (2 pages) of the Magister/Master thesis
– Outline of ideas (max. 5 pages) on the planned dissertation project
– Names and addresses of two university teachers who will be able, if necessary, to provide further information about the applicant

Application procedure
Applications in German or English should be sent in electronic form by 30.06.2017 to the RTG spokespeople, Prof. Dr. Martin Bentz and Prof. Dr. Michael Heinzelmann at the following e-mail address: ina.borkenstein@uni-koeln.de (subject: Bewerbung GRK 1878).

– Closing date for applications: June 30th, 2017
– Applicant interviews: anticipated CW 28
– Commencement of employment/stipend: October 1st, 2017

The University of Cologne is an equal opportunity employer.

Support measures
In addition to the posts, resources for material and travel costs as well as for holding conferences are available. The University of Cologne offers comprehensive further training measures. Doctoral candidates with children can obtain additional support.

Application requirements
Completed relevant university studies in line with the requirements for admission to doctoral studies at the participating universities.

Application documents
– Completed application form (s. below)
– CV (résumé)
– Copies of university diplomas and job references (if applicable)
– Digital version (PDF) plus summary (2 pages) of the Magister/Master thesis
– Outline of ideas (max. 5 pages) on the planned dissertation project
– Names and addresses of two university teachers who will be able, if necessary, to provide further information about the applicant

Application procedure
Applications in German or English should be sent in electronic form by 30.06.2017 to the RTG spokespeople, Prof. Dr. Martin Bentz and Prof. Dr. Michael Heinzelmann at the following e-mail address: ina.borkenstein@uni-koeln.de (subject: Bewerbung GRK 1878).

– Closing date for applications: June 30th, 2017
– Applicant interviews: anticipated CW 28
– Commencement of employment/stipend: October 1st, 2017

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Publish Date
May 31, 2017
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