Application will be open from 1 September 2018
Applications can be submitted until 1 October 2018
COFUND Fellowship Programme of Max Weber Centre for Advanced Cultural and
Social Studies at the University of Erfurt for Experienced Researchers.
The Max Weber Centre for Advanced Cultural and Social Studies (Max-Weber-Kolleg) at the University of Erfurt is a highly ranked international research centre. It is unique in its organizational structure by combining the functions of an institute for advanced study and a graduate school.
The fellowships will be awarded to experienced researchers who are conducting advanced interdisciplinary research in cultural and social studies. The current call invites applications for fellowships for the academic year 2019/20. The fellowships will be awarded for 12 months (01 September 2019–31 August 2020). In exceptional cases an extension for another year is possible. All experienced researchers regardless of seniority are invited to apply. This call is also open for researchers who are currently working outside academia but are interested in re-entering an academic environment of work.
Specializations for studying on this opportunity:
- Advanced Cultural
- Social Studies
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1- Applicants must have a doctoral degree or at least an equivalent of four years of full-time research experience.
2- Applicants can be of any nationality.
3- Applicants must propose a research project that can be particularly well supported at the Max-Weber-Kolleg. To fulfill this requirement, applicants must explain in detail in their motivation letter which research group at the Max-Weber-Kolleg can provide this support.
- MWK-FELLOWS will be appointed on the basis of a regular employment contract with the University of Erfurt according to the German Civil Service Collective Agreement.
- MWK-FELLOWS will receive an individual research and a training budget. They will be provided with a fully equipped workplace and have full access to the academic infrastructure
Applicants are strictly required to submit all necessary documents in German or English only via the online application portal (applications via email will not be accepted):
1- completed online application form
2- curriculum vitae(CV) including a list of publications
3- Copy of the degree certificate and transcript of the most recently completed university degree
4- Electronic copies of either three reviewed journal publications or one individually authored book, or a copy of the doctoral thesis
5- Motivation letter which explains the reasons for the application for the programme, particularly why the proposed research project can be excellently supported at the Max-Weber-Kolleg
6- Names and contact details of three proposed independent external referees
7- Research proposal (3000 to a maximum of 5000 words, excluding bibliography). T
8- Completed and signed Ethical Issue Form
9- Proof of research experience: in case applicants do not hold a PhD-degree, a minimum of 4 years full-time equivalent research experience at the call deadline has to be documented
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