The Research Training Group 2571 “Empires: Dynamic Change, Temporality and Post-Imperial Orders” funded by the German Research Council (DFG) invites applications for: 4 * three-year PhD Positions.
The Research Training Group (RTG), comprising the historical disciplines of Ancient, Medieval, Early Modern, Modern and Contemporary, Eastern European and Eastern Asian History and the disciplines of Sociology, Political Science, Romance Studies and English Literary Studies as well as (via the EUCOR network) Islamic Studies, investigates imperial transformations leading up to the emergence of post-imperial orders with a focus on the effects, adaptations and medial reflections of imperial temporal orders.
Dissertations are expected to focus on three main lines of research: the transformation and temporalities of imperial a) spaces, b) economies, and c) institutions and normative structures.
For further information on the RTG please visit: www.grk2571.uni-freiburg.de.
The RTG is committed to support gender, ethnic and cultural diversity and strongly encourages international applicants.
In 2007 the University of Freiburg became one of nine top universities in Germany to be honored in the Excellence Initiative for their research. The University of Freiburg was among the winners of the nationwide “Excellent Teaching” competition in 2009. Organized by the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs and the Stifterverband for German Science and Research, the competition recognizes innovative instructional concepts. The State Teaching Award, conferred yearly for already implemented instructional concepts at higher education in... read more
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The positions are in accordance with the Academic Fixed-Term Contract Law (WissZeitVG) and they are to be filled on a fixed-term basis for the duration of the doctoral process, initially for a period of up to 3 years. An extension for the successful completion of the doctorate is possible within the time limits of the WissZeitVG.The salary will be determined in accordance with TV-L E13.
We are particularly pleased to receive applications from women for the position advertised here.
For more details, visit University of Freiburg website.