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PhD: Doctoral Positions - Friends, Patrons, Clients. Practice and semantics of friendship and patronage in historical, anthropological and cross-cultural perspective, University of Freiburg‏


Within the PhD Research Group (DFG Graduiertenkolleg)

Friends, Patrons, Clients. Practice and semantics of friendship and patronage in historical, anthropological and cross-cultural perspective.

of Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

8 Doctoral Positions (TV-L E 13, 60%) are available from 1 December 2012

These positions are initially available for eighteen months. Subject to evidence of satisfactory progress at the end of this period, these positions can be further extended up to a maximum total duration of three years.

The PhD Research Group is comprised of the following disciplines: History (from antiquity to the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, including the history of Eastern Europe and China); Philosophy; Sociology; Political Science; Ethnology.

Candidates are expected to have a Masters degree or equivalent with above average results.

Your application should be sent to michael.strauss@geschichte.uni-freiburg.de and should include all of the items listed below (as a PDF, rtf or Word document); the total file size should not exceed 3 MB (complete application).

1) Completed application form, available at: http://www.grk-freundschaft.uni-freiburg.de/ApplicationDez12/ApplicationFormular/view

2) Outline of proposed research project (5-6 pages)

3) Outline of proposed work schedule with time plan (2 pages)

4) CV (in tabular form)

5) Scan of university diplomas/certificates

6) Scan of school leaving certificates/qualifications

7) Bibliography (if required)

In addition, two letters of recommendation from university teachers are required. These can either be sent directly by your referees to the email address given above or in a sealed envelope to the following address:

Universität Freiburg

Graduiertenkolleg 1288

c/o Historisches Seminar

Rempartstr. 15

79085 Freiburg

Germany



The closing date for applications is 14 September 2012

Further information about the PhD Research Group can be found on our website (http://www.grk-freundschaft.uni-freiburg.de). Any queries can be directed either to the Coordinator (michael.strauss@geschichte.uni-freiburg.de)or to the chair of the PhD Research Group (ronald.g.asch@geschichte.uni-freiburg.de).