Tailored opportunities: Four Doctoral Positions in Germany


The interdisciplinary Research Training Group (RTG) 1808 “Ambiguity – Production and Perception” Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen offers a PhD Position (TV-L E13, 65%). The maximum period of employment is three years. Females are particularly encouraged to apply. The required field includes Language and Cultural Studies, Law, Economics, and Social Sciences and Arts, Music and Sport.

What is required?

The discipline of the applicants consist of English Literary Studies, English Linguistics, German Literary Studies, German Linguistics (including Psycholinguistics), Legal Studies, Classical Philology, Cognitive Modelling; Psychology, General Rhetoric, Romance Linguistics, Protestant Theology (New Testament). Doctoral students are expected to contribute to the interdisciplinary activities of the RTG, including the TInCAP database of ambiguity phenomena.

Application procedure?

Applications should be either in German or English and should include cover letter, a research proposal (maximum 5 pages), signed CV, University degrees and transcripts of individual grades as well as one letter of recommendation and the names and email addresses of two further referees (university professors) are to be sent in digital form (one pdf document) by November 30, 2017, under the reference RTG “Ambiguity: Production and Perception” to the speaker of the

RTG, Professor Matthias Bauer: m.bauer@uni-tuebingen.de. Job interviews for successful candidates will be held in Tübingen. For information on the application procedure, please contact inken.armbrust@uni-tuebingen.de.

Benefit of the position?

Doctoral students will enjoy excellent conditions in an interdisciplinary environment and will participate in a systematically structured curriculum, comprising project-oriented guidance in small teams as well as activities of the entire Research Training Group, including a practice-based programme. The PhD Students will be employed through the central administration of the University of Tübingen.


Application deadline: Thursday, November 30, 2017

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Author: African Academic/Researcher

Science and Research by Africans for Africa

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