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Ph.D. position in the field of Social and Cultural Anthropology
Published(238 days ago)
Deadline for applications(198 days ago)
University of KonstanzKonstanz, Yangon (Myanmar)
The University of Konstanz has been successful in the German Excellence Initiative since 2007.
The University of Konstanz invites applications in the field of Social and Cultural Anthropology for
1 Ph.D. position
(Salary Scale 13 TVL; 75 %)
to be filled as soon as possible (Term: 24 months, prolongation of 12 months possible).
We seek highly motivated individuals holding an excellent university degree in Social or Cultural
Anthropology or similar fields. Ethnographic fieldwork experiences, especially in Asia, are particularly
welcome. The project holder is expected to carry out a total of 12 months of stationary fieldwork
in Yangon (Myanmar).
The University of Konstanz encourages applications from people with a disability. They will be
given preference if appropriately qualified (contact +49 7531 / 88 - 4016).
The University of Konstanz is committed to further the compatibility of work and family life.
The University of Konstanz offers a "Dual Career Couples Program". Information can be obtained
The University of Konstanz is an equal opportunity employer that tries to increase the number of
women in research and teaching.
Applications (including reference number 2018/025) should contain the following:
1. CV, including the names of two referees,
2. Certified copies of diplomas and certificates,
3. Copy of the M.A. thesis (or its equivalent) as a PDF file on CD-ROM,
4. Letter of application,
5. Exposé of 1,5 pages pointing out your intrinsic intellectual motivation for pursuing the research
project of your choosing.
Please submit your application, along with reference number 2018/025 by April 3, 2018
at the latest to the attention of Prof. Dr. Judith Beyer, Working Group "Social and Political
Anthropology". Department of History and Sociology, Letter Box 26, University of Konstanz,
78457 Konstanz, Germany. Incomplete applications will not be considered. An interview will be
part of the selection process for those being shortlisted. For further information please contact
Prof. Dr. Judith Beyer: firstname.lastname@example.org