Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology and the Department ‘Resilience and Transformation in Eurasia’ invites applications for a postdoctoral position in the new MAX-CAM Research Centre
Starting date: 1 January 2018
Tasks and Responsibilities
- Selected candidate is expected to manage his/her own research independently but contribute to the joint activities and outputs of the Centre, including working closely with the team of four Research Associates in the Centre in Cambridge and one Associate who will be based in Göttingen.
- Selected postdoc will be involved in the planning of the research, the organisation of some events, carrying out data collection (including interviews), analysing data (including some interview transcription), as well as helping with the servicing of Centre webpages and the writing and editing of research publications emerging from the Centre’s research.
- The postdoc will be required to contribute to the presentations of seminars, conferences and workshops organised and supported by the Centre.
- Applicant must have good research skills and ability to work in a team
- Applicant must possess good communication skills English (written and spoken).
- Applicants must hold PhD in social anthropology.
- Acquisition of the German language is encouraged, especially if there is relevant literature on the research topic in German.
Duration: until the end of the project (31.12.2021).
Location: Halle/Saale (Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany)
Applicants must be sent with the following documentation:
- Cover Letter
- CV including a list of publications
- Summary of the proposed research, which must demonstrate clear links both to the applicant’s previous work and qualifications and to the respective research field (2 page)
- One writing sample (a published work, or a chapter from a PhD)
- University degrees
- 2 references with names and other details, whom may contacted
|Organization||Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology|
Anthropology, Cultural Studies, Jurisprudence, Social Sciences
|Eligibility||Open to all nationalities|
|Deadline||30 September 2017|