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available, which are funded by the Excellence Initiative as well as Justus Liebig University Giessen. The PhD scholarship period starts on October 1, 2015 and includes a monthly stipend of approximately EUR1,468 (plus family allowances when applicable). Scholarships are offered for one year with the...
International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture (GCSC), Gießen, 6 November 2014
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
By offering the position of a Mercator Fellow, the research training group aims to enlarge and broaden its international research network. Successful applicants are expected to establish and maintain a substantial contact with the members of the research training group (visits, papers, etc.)....
Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt, 28 January 2015
Specifications Location Enschede Function types Postdoc positions Scientific fields Engineering, Economics, Behaviour and Society Hours 38.0 hours per week Salary EUR 2476 - EUR 3908 Education Doctorate Job number 711823 Job description This research position is part of the EU Horizon 2020...
University of Twente, Enschede (Netherlands), 23 January 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
Research Fellow (ESSEXLab Manager) Faculty of Social Sciences We wish to appoint a Research Fellow to manage ESSEXLab, the University of Essex’s experimental social science laboratory. Key to this appointment is undertaking research in experimental social science in one or more of the...
University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, CO4 3SQ, 21 January 2015
zu besetzen. Erwartet werden grundlagentheoretische Forschungen zu Lern- und Bildungsprozessen in modernen Gesellschaften mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der pädagogischen und bildungstheoretischen Implikationen des technisch-medialen Wandels. Zu den Ar­beits­schwer­punk­ten gehören die...
Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, Magdeburg, 15 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
The Ruhr-Universität Bochum - Faculty of Protestant Theology invites applications for the position of a W3-Professor of Systematic Theology / Ecumenics and Dogmatics to start on 01.04.2016. The future holder of the post will represent the subject in research and teaching. This professorship includes...
Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bochum, 23 December 2014
The Faculty of Management, Economics, and Social Sciences at the University of Cologne, Germany, invites applications for a faculty position at the Assistant Professor level (Assistant Professor of Corporate Development and Compliance Management, W1, non-tenure track, supported by the Dr. Jürgen...
University of Cologne, Cologne, 23 December 2014
Am Forschungsschwerpunkt »Rechtsräume« ist das Projekt »Die deutschen Königspfalzen. Repertorium der Pfalzen und übrigen Aufenthaltsorte der Könige im deutschen Reich des Mittelalters« unter der Leitung von Prof. Dr. Caspar Ehlers angesiedelt. In den kommenden Jahren werden die Arbeiten in einzelnen...
Max-Planck-Institut für europäische Rechtsgeschichte, Frankfurt (Main), 17 December 2014
Ihre Aufgaben Vorbereitung, Koordination und Evaluation von Forschungsprojekten Verantwortliche Mitarbeit bei der Organisation und Betreuung von Forschungsprojekten Planung/Organisation von Workshops, Seminaren, wissenschaftlichen Veranstaltungen Presse- und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit ...
Max-Planck-Institut für europäische Rechtsgeschichte, Frankfurt am Main, 17 December 2014
(englische Publikationen) Ihre Aufgabe Ihre Tätigkeit beinhaltet überwiegend von deutschen und anderen nicht-englischsprachigen Wissenschaftler/innen in englischer Sprache verfasste rechtswissenschaftliche Texte zu redigieren; auch sind deutsche Fachtexte ins Englische zu übersetzen. Sie...
Max-Planck-Institut für europäische Rechtsgeschichte, Frankfurt am Main, 17 December 2014
Two (2) Joint Post-Doctoral Fellowships are offered for highly qualified, early career post-doctoral researchers. Each fellowship is to be awarded for 24 months, starting on October 1, 2015, and consists of two phases: Phase 1: 12 months of research at Freie Universität Berlin; Phase 2: 12 months of...
Freie Universität Berlin / The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Berlin, Jerusalem (Israel), 17 December 2014
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
The graduate school features a unique curriculum of core courses, research methods, electives, and summer school sessions. Doctoral researchers take part in the intellectual life of the Institute and the University and can spend time at partner institutions abroad. Candidates with a master's degree...
International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy (IMPRS-SPCE), Cologne, 4 December 2014
If you intend to submit a proposal to the current call of the European Research Council and would be interested in joining LMU's research community, please contact the appropriate faculty member in your field of research as soon as possible.
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU), Munich, 4 December 2014
The programme period for new members begins on October 1st, 2015. The IPP offers a clearly structured and research-oriented doctoral programme of high academic standard. Its curriculum is tailored to suit the needs of national and international postgraduate students and facilitates the completion of...
Justus Liebig University Giessen, Giessen, 4 December 2014
In the name of culture? Following the end of natural law and the challenge of the alleged purely procedural rationality of law shaped neither by social nor by cultural influences, the question arises in numerous legal orders whether we need to think of "culture" as a new source of law and validity....
Käte Hamburger Center for Advanced Study in the Humanities "Law as Culture", Bonn, 1 December 2014
2 Postdoctoral Positions We seek candidates pursuing English-language publication projects based either on their dissertations or new research. Postdoctoral positions are paid in line with TVL E13 and may be taken up for a period between 6 and 24 months. The com­petition is open to candidates who...
Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS), Bremen, 13 November 2014
BIGSSS offers up to two stipends of EUR 800/month for particularly talented BA or BSc graduates. After fulfilling some course requirements and having their proposals accep­ted within the first year, candidates can switch into the regular three year program. More information as well as lists of...
Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS), Bremen, 13 November 2014
BIGSSS seeks candidates with strong academic abilities and a Master's degree (or equivalent) in political science, sociology, or psychology. Applicants with a degree in related social science disciplines are also welcome. We offer Ph.D. stipends of EUR 1300/month for 36 months, contingent on...
Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS), Bremen, 13 November 2014