Doctoral Fellowships within the Jena Graduate School Human Behaviour in Social and Economic Change (GSBC) (Jena, Germany)
Outstanding candidates with a background in Applied Ethics, Economics, Psychology or Sociology and who are interested in interdisciplinary research are invited to apply for 12 Doctoral Fellowships within the Jena Graduate School Human Behaviour in Social and Economic Change (GSBC).
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The Graduate School is a recently established university institution located at the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena. It is a joint initiative of scholars of the School of Social and Behavioural Sciences, the School of Economics and Business Administration, and the Max Planck Institute of Economics. Currently, the major contributing disciplines are Applied Ethics, Economics, Psychology and Sociology. Their common research topic within the GSBC is the analysis of human behaviour with an emphasis on social and economic change. The principal research focus of the GSBC is interdisciplinary. For further information, especially on the research programme, please visit www.gsbc.uni-jena.de.
Applicants are expected to hold a Diplom or a Masters Degree with honours in one of the above mentioned disciplines or an equivalent degree in a related discipline. Fellows will actively and permanently participate in the study and research programme of the Graduate School. Therefore all fellows are expected to choose Jena as their place of residence.
Fellowships start on October 1st, 2008 (Deadline for application: 23 August 2008) and on January 1st, 2009 (Deadline for application: 30 September 2008). All fellowships include funding for up to three years (2+1). Research will be conducted in English.
Candidates should e-mail their CV, transcripts of degrees, a writing example (about 10 pages, for example an extract from the diploma or master thesis), a brief outline of a potential dissertation project within the GSBC, a letter of interest, the application form and two letters of reference from academic teachers to: [email protected] The application form is available on www.gsbc.uni-jena.de. The letters of reference should be directly sent to us by the recommenders.