StartseiteVacancy PhD position in Social Anthropology at the University of Zürich

StartseiteVacancy PhD position in Social Anthropology at the University of Zürich

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Veröffentlicht am Mittwoch, 09. Januar 2019 bei Céline Guilleux

Zusammenfassung

We are looking for a doctoral student to be part of the research project “Visions of the Social: The Transformation of State Planning in Postcolonial India” which is funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation.  The PhD student will examine local implications of financialized forms of social service provision in North India.  We offer employment for four years with a competitive salary as well as a dynamic and innovative research setting in a lively department with a motivated faculty interested in collaboration and academic exchange.

Inserat

Presentation

Vacancy: University of Zurich, Position for a Doctoral Student (4 years)

We are looking for a doctoral student to be part of the research project “Visions of the Social: The Transformation of State Planning in Postcolonial India” at the Department of Social Anthropology and Cultural Studies, University of Zurich, which is funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation.

Terms of employment

  • Starting date
  • August 1st, 2019
  • Employment for four years at the Department of Social Anthropology and Cultural Studies, University of Zurich, according to the Guidelines of the Swiss National Science Foundation.

Project

For more information about the project: http://www.research-projects.uzh.ch/p22817.htm. The PhD student will examine local implications of financialized forms of social service provision in North India.

We offer

  • Extensive supervision by the principal investigator, Dr. Sandra Bärnreuther, and the main supervisor, Prof. Johannes Quack
  • A dynamic and innovative research setting in a lively department with a motivated faculty interested in collaboration and academic exchange
  • The opportunity to join the „Swiss Graduate Program in Anthropology“ (http://anthropology.cuso.ch)
  • National and international networks
  • A competitive salaryResponsibilities
  • Realization of a research project to achieve a PhD in social anthropology
  • Presentation of results at conferences, preparation of publications, and contributions
  • to joint publications
  • Co-organization of workshops

Requirements

  • M.A. (or an equivalent university degree) that qualifies you for a doctorate in social anthropology
  • Research experience
  • Theoretical and empirical interest in the fields of medical anthropology and/or
  • political anthropology and/or economic anthropology
  • Interest in South Asia
  • Knowledge of Hindi is an advantage
  • Independence and ability to work in teamsApplication

Application

We are looking forward to your application. Please enclose the following documents:

  • Cover letter with an indication of your research interests
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • A writing sample (e.g. articles, M.A. thesis)
  • Copies of your degrees
  • Addresses of two persons who can be contacted for a letter of recommendation

Please send your documents in one pdf to sandra.baernreuther@uzh.ch.

Contact

ISEK-Ethnologie Andreasstrasse 158050 Zürichhttps://www.isek.uzh.ch/en.html

Please do not hesitate to contact Sandra Bärnreuther for questions regarding the project and application procedure.

Application deadline 25.01.2019

Orte

  • ISEK - Ethnologie - Andreasstrasse 15
    Zuerich, Schweiz (8050)

Daten

  • Freitag, 25. Januar 2019

Schlüsselwörter

  • PhD, position, Anthropology, India, State, Zürich

Kontakt

  • Sandra Bärnreuther
    courriel : sandra [dot] baernreuther [at] uzh [dot] ch

Verweis-URLs

Informationsquelle

  • Rivana Cerullo
    courriel : rivanacelina [dot] cerullo [at] uzh [dot] ch

Zitierhinweise

« Vacancy PhD position in Social Anthropology at the University of Zürich », Stipendien, Preise und Stellenangebote, Calenda, Veröffentlicht am Mittwoch, 09. Januar 2019, https://calenda.org/539840

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