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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
(6 years, non-tenure track) by August 1, 2015. Eligible candidates will have a wide-ranging expertise in research and teaching on trans­culturalism as a negotiating process in dynamic culture contacts and networks. Knowledge on methodology in cultural theory and in the social sciences is part of...
University of St. Gallen, St. Gallen (Switzerland), 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
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
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 starting date will be April 1, 2015. The positions are limited to two years; an extension may be possible. Each of the positions will be integrated into a junior research group. The junior research groups are oriented towards one of the seven focus areas below: 1. Constructions of norms 2....
Graduate School "Distant Worlds: Munich Graduate School for Ancient Studies", Munich, 11 December 2014
Faculty of social and political sciences DD010 - Department of political sciences Required qualifications: PhD Degree (with doctoral thesis) in political and social sciences or PhD in Political Sciences and Philosophy, specialization in political theory/political philosophy. Required skills: A...
Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels (Belgium), 8 December 2014
Faculty of Philosophy and Letters Department of Languages and Literature (BFA01) Required qualifications: PhD in Languages and Literature, with doctoral thesis on German Literature, Germanic Literatures, or Modern Literatures Required skills: At least four years research experience at the time of...
Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels (Belgium), 8 December 2014
Faculty of social and political sciences Department of political sciences Required qualifications: PhD Degree (with doctoral thesis) in political and social sciences, international relations. Required skills: A minimum of 4-year scientific career at the time of hiring Research experience in an...
Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels (Belgium), 8 December 2014
Faculty of social and political sciences Department of political sciences Required qualifications: PhD Degree (with doctoral thesis) in political and social sciences, international relations. Required skills: A minimum of 4-year scientific career at the time of hiring Research experience in an...
Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels (Belgium), 8 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
Specifications Location Nijmegen Function types Research, Development, Innovation Scientific fields Language and Culture Hours 38.0 hours per week Salary maximum EUR 5070 Education Doctorate Job number 30.09.14 Job description The NWO Gravitation consortium ´Language in Interaction´ invites...
Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen (Netherlands), 4 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
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
The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research is recruiting highly qualified PhD stu­dents or Post-Doctoral researchers (up to 2 positions) to work on a project analyzing the relationship between health behaviors and mortality in aging populations. The successful candidate will have strong...
Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, 1 December 2014
The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research is recruiting a highly qualified statistical programmer to work on a project analyzing the relationship between health behaviors and mortality in aging populations. The successful candidate may have background in statistics, computer science,...
Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, 1 December 2014
(salary group 13 TV-L, with 50% of the regular weekly working time) subject to appropriation by the DFG. Period of employment: 1st April 2015 - 31st March 2018 Application deadline: 5th January 2015 Please submit an electronic application to: selbstbildungen@uni-oldenburg.de The graduate programme...
Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Oldenburg, 1 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
The aim of the doctoral program is to create knowledge about how organizations achieve and sustain competitive advantage in rapidly changing environments through the development of critical competences in relationship with other organizations and stakeholders. What can you expect from the PhD...
European University Viadrina (EUV) / German Graduate School of Management and Law (GGS), Frankfurt (Oder), Heilbronn, 31 October 2014
More detailed information on the vacancy can be found on the website of Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences on:
Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences, Magdeburg, 30 October 2014
The scholarships will commence on 1st October 2015; the application deadline is 5th January 2015. The doctoral course "Literary Studies" offers doctoral candidates a structured research programme with intensive individual supervision of the thesis. Doctoral candidates take part in activities...
Friedrich Schlegel Graduate School of Literary Studies, Berlin, 23 October 2014