Applications are invited from eligible international PHD students for the Goethe university scholarship program for 2020/2021 session.
Goethe University known as Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main) is a university located in Frankfurt am Main, Germany was founded in 1914 as a citizen university. At the Faculty of Social Sciences at Goethe University, the “Professorship of Political Science, especially Radicalization and Violence Research” seeks to fill the position of a PhD Student / Research Associate (all gender welcome) (E13 TV – G – U, 65% -part-time) starting at the 01.10.2020 for three years (possible extension for one year).
It is expected that candidates for this program should have a MA degree (or equivalent) in the fields of peace and conflict studies, International Relations, or political science. The PhD project pursued by the candidate should deal with terrorist groups or counter-terrorism in the MENA region or Sub-Saharan Africa. Excellent English languages skills, very good Arabic or French, and the good of German, as well as substantial experience abroad, are required. Profound knowledge of quantitative or qualitative research methods is an asset.
Eligible Countries: Any
To study in Frankfurt, Germany
Number of Awards: 1
Value & Duration of Award:
- Three years (possible extension for one year).
- The salary grade is based on the job characteristics of the collective agreement applicable to Goethe University (TV-GU). The research associate will be based at the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF) and work within the research group on terrorism.
- Responsibilities: Candidates should actively contribute to the research of the professorship in the fields of political violence, terrorism, and counter-terrorism. He * She should pursue their own research project in the field of conflict studies and with the goal to earn a PhD.
How to Apply: Applications including a CV, copies of relevant certificates, short PhD proposal (3 pages) as well as a brief statement on how the candidate’s research connects to the profile of the professorship – should be sent to the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at Goethe University Frankfurt / Main until 15.08.2020 via email (please indicate reference number 16): dekanat.fb03‐[email protected]‐frankfurt.de.
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