The Chair of Epistemologies of the Global South at the University of Bayreuth invites applications for a part-time position (50 %) for a Doctoral Researcher (m/f/d) in the Study of Decolonization and Epistemologies of the Global South to commence on 1 October 2020 or as soon as possible after this date.
The position requires someone interested in the following thematic areas: epistemologies of the Global South, decolonial/postcolonial studies, African/black female intellectuals, radical black tradition, theory from the South, decolonial feminism, decolonizing knowledge, and decolonizing African Studies
The University of Bayreuth is a public research university situated in Bayreuth, Germany. It was founded in 1975 as a campus university focusing on international collaboration and interdisciplinarity. It is broadly organized into six undergraduate and graduate faculties, with each faculty defining its own admission standards and academic programs in near autonomy. The university offers several interdisciplinary courses such as Philosophy & Economics, Global Change Ecology, Theatre and Media studies, and Health Economics. In 2017 the university was ranked 29 in the Times Higher Education wo... read more
If the personal and collectively agreed conditions are met, the salary will fall into the pay grade E 13 TV-L. The doctoral researcher will be given the opportunity pursue her/his degree within the Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies (BIGSAS).
Applications should include a cover letter, an academic CV, copies of degree certificates or diplomas, the contact data of two academic references, and a short outline of ideas concerning a possible PhD topic that fits the thematic areas above.
Applications should be sent electronically as a single PDF file (up to 30 MB) to Prof. Dr. Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni
For more details, visit University of Bayreuth website.