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for the period of two years starting 1 November 2015. The positions are designed to provide intensive training and mentoring for research leadership and faculty service. The salary for the fellowships is E13 TV-L (100 %). JOB PROFILE AND EXPECTATIONS The fellows will be expected to accomplish the...
Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies - BIGSAS, Bayreuth, 10 February 2015
Eligibility Starting in November 2015, each research fellowship will be awarded for 18 months. The call is open to experienced researchers of all disciplines and all nationalities who: hold a doctoral degree (the dissertation must be submitted) completed their doctoral degree no longer than 6...
Dahlem Research School at Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, 15 January 2015
These scholarships are available from October 1st, 2015, initially for two years (subject to a satisfactory progress review after 12 months). An extension to a third year is subject to the availability of funds and a satisfactory review. BAGSS is a multidisciplinary Graduate School funded by the...
Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences (BAGSS), Bamberg, 23 December 2014
for the studies in Medieval Cultures to start as soon as possible. The fellowships are limited until December 31st, 2018. The CRC Discourses of Weakness and Resource Regimes supports the comparative research in cultural modes of stabilisation and transfor­ma­tion. The Research Center is based on the...
Goethe-University, Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt am Main, 26 February 2015
The "Alfried Krupp Senior Fellowships" will be awarded to outstanding senior scientists and scholars who are qualified by their achievements in research as well as in teaching. The "Alfried Krupp Junior Fellowships" will be awarded to highly promising younger post-doctoral scholars. Through the...
Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg Greifswald, Greifswald, 26 February 2015
Um ein Alfried Krupp Senior-Fellowship können sich durch her­aus­ragende Leistungen in Forschung und Lehre ausgewiesene Wissenschaftler/-innen bewerben. Die Alfried Krupp Junior-Fellowships werden an beson­ders quali­fizierte promovierte Nachwuchswissen­schaftler/-innen vergeben. Das Alfried Krupp...
Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg Greifswald, Greifswald, 26 February 2015
The Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences at the University of Potsdam calls for applications for its DFG Research Training Group on "Wicked Problems, Contested Administrations: Knowledge, Coordination, Strategy" (WIPCAD). Wicked problems create conditions of high complexity, uncertainty, and...
University of Potsdam, Potsdam, 25 February 2015
Specifications Location Function types Hours Salary Education Job number Translations About employer Short link Enschede PhD positions 38.0 hours per week EUR 2125 - EUR 2717 University Graduate 712513 nl en University of Twente (UT) www.academictransfer.com/26741 Job description In a program...
University of Twente, Enschede (Netherlands), 23 February 2015
at GESIS in Mannheim is to be filled as soon as possible, initially for a term of four years. The successful candidate will be appointed simultaneously to a professorship of Evidence-Based Survey Methodology (W3) at the School of Social Sciences of the University of Mannheim. The parties will come...
GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences / University of Mannheim, Mannheim, 20 February 2015
Four new Postdoctoral positions will soon be advertised on Leverage Points for Sustainability Transformation: Institutions, People and Knowledge pink square The deadline for all four positions is 10th March, 2015. Title Block PD1: RESTRUCTURE: Institutional dynamics in sustainability...
Leuphana University, Lüneburg, 20 February 2015
The core responsibilities of the professorship are research and teaching in the field of African History while complementing and expanding the existing thematic and regional foci of the Institute of African Studies. The institute - with its interdisciplinary orientation - belongs to the Faculty of...
University of Leipzig, Leipzig, 19 February 2015
Specifications Location Function types Scientific fields Hours Salary Education Job number Enschede Professors, associate professors, assistant professors and lecturers Natural Sciences, Engineering 38.0 hours per week EUR 3324 - EUR 5171 Doctorate 716437 Job description You perform research in the...
University of Twente, Enschede (Netherlands), 17 February 2015
Als Mitglied der Institutsleitung sind Sie für folgende Aufgaben zuständig: Leitung und Weiterentwicklung der Forschungsstelle des Instituts für Ergotherapie inklusive Personal- und Finanzverantwortung Akquisition von Forschungsaufträgen mit Drittmittelfinanzierung Initiierung und Leitung von...
ZHAW Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften, Winterthur (Schweiz), 13 February 2015
The successful applicant will be required to cover the area named above in research and teaching. Appointment requirements are governed by Article 100 of the Berlin Higher Edu­cation Act (Berliner Hochschulgesetz). The successful applicant will have a track record of research in Art History and...
Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, 12 February 2015
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Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences, Stendal, 5 February 2015
This position, which is part of the "Centre for Islamic Theology" project funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, is to be filled as civil servant or employee on equal terms at the earliest possible date. The appointed professor is intended to undertake teaching in the central...
Goethe University Frankfurt/Main, Frankfurt am Main, 5 February 2015
Full time. Temporary. Application closing date: April 22, 2015 In accordance with its strategy to support junior scholars and the development of individual research profiles of extraordinarily well qualified junior scholars from Germany and abroad, the University of Kassel offers this target group...
University of Kassel, Kassel, 22 January 2015
The person will join the newly established research group Social Determinants of Health and Life Expectancy, which is headed by Professor Pekka Martikainen and Director of the MPIDR Mikko Myrskylä. The MPIDR is a leading institute in demographic research which hosts a wide range of laboratories that...
Max-Planck-Institut für demografische Forschung (MPIDR), Rostock, 13 January 2015
The influence of health behaviors on healthy and unhealthy life years. For more information, see the Population Health website www.demogr.mpg.de/go/PopHealth and www.demogr.mpg.de/go/apply-health. Social determinants of health and mortality in high-income populations. For more information, see the...
Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR), Rostock, 13 January 2015
with self-designed projects in the natural sciences and engi­neering as well as in the humanities and social sciences. In principle, the positions could be established in any research area and shall enable the fellows to conduct an independent research project. Nevertheless, the integration in an...
University of Bremen, Bremen, 8 January 2015
Opening its doors in 1737 Göttingen quickly established itself as one of Europe's leading Enlightenment universities. Named after one of the most important and versatile representatives of the Göttingen Enlightenment, the Lichtenberg-Kolleg is an interdisciplinary research institute with a strong...
University of Göttingen, Göttingen, 12 December 2014