The Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology (BGHS) – funded by the Excellence Initiative of the German federal and state governments – is a joint institution of the Department of History and the Department of Sociology at Bielefeld University (Germany). The Graduate School is a learning community of doctoral researchers and invites applications for 9 doctoral positions with a maximum duration of 3.5 years, starting 1 April 2013.
Description: We are seeking highly motivated researchers with genuine interest in an academic environment that fosters creativity through interdisciplinary exchange. Successful candidates are expected to conduct research within the doctoral programme, and in the end receive the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in history or sociology. The graduate school promotes research in the fields of sociology, history, political sciences and social anthropology.
Qualifications: Applicants should hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in sociology, history, political sciences or social anthropology, applications from related disciplines are welcome.
Applications must be submitted online by 28 October 2012.
Terms of employment: The position is a 2 year part-time appointment (65 % full-time equivalent, salary scale TV-L 13) with the option of a 1.5 year extension upon positive evaluation. The BGHS is an equal opportunity employer and strives to create a work-place free from discrimination. We welcome applications by people with disabilities, however severe. We strongly encourage women and candidates with an international background to apply. In the event of equal qualification, aptitude, and professional performance, women will be given preference unless reasons specific to an individual candidate tilt the balance in his favour.
For more information, please contact Dr. Karen Holtmann (email@example.com).
Dr. Karen Holtmann
Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology(BGHS), Bielefeld University
P.O. Box 10 01 31, 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)521 106 6523