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University of Konstanz
The University of Konstanz, with its "Institutional Strategy to promote Top-Level Research", has been receiving continuous funding since 2007 within the framework of the Excellence Initiative by the German Federal and State Governments.
The Chair for Economic History (Professor Laura Rischbieter), at the Department of History and Sociology, invites applications for a

PhD Position in Global Economic History
(Salary Scale 13 TV-L / 75 %)

beginning on 1 March 2017. The position is available for the duration of three years.
The position is part of a research project on "Economic uncertainty and the international regulation of sovereign debt in times of crisis, 1970-1997". For details, see: http://gepris.dfg.de/gepris/projekt/275367566.
The Research Project is involved in the academic activities at the Priority Programme „Experience and expectation. Historical foundations of economic behaviour“ founded by the German research Council (DFG).
Applicants are expected to pursue an individual research project in the context of the research Project and Priority Programme. Suggested PhD research topics may refer to one of the following fields: comparative, international, or global history, all with a special focus on the history of economic thought or economic history in the 20th Century.
Candidates should hold an outstanding master’s degree in history or economic history, and demonstrate proficiency in English and another modern language. At least a passive knowledge of German is required. Travel grants for archival research are available. Applications from abroad are explicitly encouraged.
The University of Konstanz encourages disabled persons to apply. They will be given preference if appropriately qualified (contact + 49 7531/88-4016 und 88-2834).
The University of Konstanz is an equal opportunity employer that tries to increase the number of women in research and teaching.
Logo The University of Konstanz has been certified as a familyfriendly institution by the Hertie Foundation and 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 from: http://www.uni-konstanz.de/dcc.
Applicants should send their applications (including CV, diplomas, contact details of two referees, and the manuscript of their final master research paper) under the reference number 2016/248 by 2 January 2017 to Professor Laura Rischbieter, University of Konstanz, Department of History and Sociology, P.O. Box 10, 78457 Konstanz, Germany.
Professor Rischbieter may be contacted for further information at: laura.rischbieter@uni-konstanz.de.

Closing date: 02.01.2017
Closing date: 2 January 2017 Published on academics.com on date 24 November 2016
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