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3 PhD Positions in Human Geography at University of Leibniz in Germany 2018

The Leibniz Institute for Research on Society and Space (IRS) in Erkner (near Berlin) is offering three PhD positions in an international Junior Research Group “Constructing Transnational Spaces of Higher Education”.

Course Level:  Positions are available for pursuing PhD programme.

Eligible Countries: Citizens of all nationalities are eligible to apply.

Eligibility Criteria: The Institute is looking for in the ideal candidate:
  • Excellent Master’s degree in human geography (especially economic geography or urban geography) or related disciplines (including political sciences, sociology, anthropology, …),
  • Knowledge of (qualitative) social science research methods;
  • Keen interest and motivation to explore aspects of the geographies of globalisation of higher education, and willingness to conduct fieldwork abroad;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
Method of Application: If you are interested, please send a letter of motivation, curriculum vitae, copies of relevant diplomas, a writing sample (20 pages max., e.g. chapter of your Master’s thesis), and contact details of two references in a single pdf file (max. 2 MB) by e-mail with the subject title “Transnational Education”, the reference number 1118 and an indication of the number of the subproject (#1-3). You can submit your application in English or German. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to submit a short exposé.

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Scholarship Application Deadline: February 8, 2018