University of Zurich, University Research Priority Program (URPP) Asia and Europe
3 research positions at the doctoral level and one research position for either the doctoral or postdoctoral level
|Institution Type:||College / University|
The University Research Priority Program (URPP) Asia and Europe of the University of Zurich explores exchanges and encounters between Asia and Europe that have taken and continue to take place in the areas of culture, law, religion and society. It promotes research by junior graduate scholars at both doctoral and post-doctoral levels within a structured and interdisciplinary research environment. The URPP consists of three research fields, i.e. “Concepts and Taxonomies”, “Entangled Histories”, and “Norms and Social Order(s)”.
We invite applications for
3 research positions at the doctoral level and one research position for either the doctoral or postdoctoral level.
1 position at the doctoral level in research field 2 “Entangled Histories,“ involving a social-scientific orientation and focusing on the present. The starting date is 1.9.2014 (max. duration 36 months)
1 position at the doctoral level in research field 3 “Norms and Social Order(s),” addressing the issue of religion, tradition and medical practice in South India. The starting date is 1.9.2014 (max. duration 36 months)
Requirements: for doctoral candidates, M.A. or equivalent academic degree; for postdoctoral candiadates, a PhD. These prerequisites qualify the candidate to submit either a PhD thesis or a postdoctoral thesis (Habilitation), respectively, in one of the relevant disciplines of the URPP.
Employment conditions: 60% PhD-position or postdoctoral position respectively at the University of Zurich. The salary is according to the University’s regulations for PhD-students. Candidates are expected to enroll in the URPP’s graduate program (Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program Asia and Europe).
We offer: a stimulating, demanding and competitive disciplinary and interdisciplinary research environment (4 fa culties, 14 disciplines). The activities of the URPP are conducted in German and/or English
Applications should be submitted electronically in a single PDF-Document by 16 February 2014 in conformity with the application guidelines on our website (www.asienundeuropa.uzh.ch/aboutus/application.html). Please send completed applications to the following email address:
For further information, please contact PD Dr. Simone Müller, Executive ManagerURPP Asia and Europe (Tel.: +41 44 634 07 38
PD Dr. Simone Müller
|Primary Category:||Asian History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||European History / Studies