Call for Applications: Fellowships in Humanities Centre “Religion and Urbanity: Reciprocal Formations”

The Kollegforschungsgruppe (KFG, “Humanities Centre for Advanced Studies”) „Religion and Urbanity. Reciprocal Formations” at the Max Weber Centre for Advanced Cultural and Social Studies of the University of Erfurt (Max-Weber-Kolleg) invites applications for fellowships for the time period between winter semester and summer semester 2020/2021. Fellowships are granted for a period of 3 to 6 months. Fellows must reside in Erfurt during the fellowship period.

To be eligible for a fellowship, the candidate must propose a research project to be conducted during the fellowship within the framework of the KFG and have an outstanding academic record, at least one published monograph and a minimum of three years of postdoc research experience. Fellows are required to participate actively in the interdisciplinary and intercultural life of the Centre and to contribute to the weekly colloquia of the KFG.

Please submit your application with a cover letter that indicates the preferred period for your stay at Erfurt, an outline of the research project you would like to pursue addressing the KFG´s research focus (2,000-4,000 words) with a stringent discussion of your a) research questions, b) the state of research on the topic, c) the methodological approach and the leading hypotheses as well as d) a working schedule with a projected date of completion and publications of results, a curriculum vitae, copies of your last university Degrees, llist of publications and electronic copies of up to three of your monographs or articles relevant for the research focus as a combined pdf-file (maximum of 15 MB, publications may be presented in separate files) until 12 January 2020 to mwk.bewerbungen@uni-erfurt.de.

For further details, please see the full call for applications and our homepage. Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr. Elisa Iori (elisa.iori@uni-erfurt.de).


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