Deadline: 31 January 2018
The Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology is a leading centre for research in social anthropology. The Law & Anthropology Department invites applications for 5 PhD Positions for Doctoral Students.
- situations in which fundamental rights and liberties are in conflict with one another;
- situations or practices that are not recognized or are explicitly denied validity under state law;
- situations that are addressed very differently in the several domestic legal orders of European countries
- Applicant must hold master’s or equivalent degree in law or social Science, cultural anthropology before 1 October 2018, with outstanding results;
- Applicant must provide evidence of serious interest in law & anthropology;
- Applicant must be willing to conduct empirical field research (this may require familiarity with relevant legal practice);
- Applicant must possess good command of written and spoken English;
- Applicant must provide evidence of proficiency in other relevant languages.
Starting date: 1 October 2018
Duration: 3 years; possibility of two six-month extensions (pending a positive evaluation)
Location: Halle/Saale (Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany).
Applicants are asked to submit the following materials:
- Cover letter;
- CV including a formal record of university courses and degree credentials and list of publications (if any);
- a concise description (3 to 5 pages) of the PhD project the applicant intends to pursue;
- 2 letters of recommendation from professors, teachers, or professional supervisors who are well acquainted with the work of the applicant (letters to be sent directly to the Department at firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Application materials to be submitted electronically
Interviews with shortlisted applicants will be held in spring 2018.
|Organization||Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology|
|Subject areas||Cultural Studies Jurisprudence Social Sciences, Law|
|Eligibility||Open to all nationalities|
|Deadline||31 January 2018|