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The U of Graz seeks Post Doc with a focus on Turkey or SE Europe

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    Alexis McMaster

    The Centre for Southeast European Studies at the University of Graz is pleased to announce a full-time two-year Post-Doc position with a regional focus on Turkey and Southeast Europe. In terms of thematic scope, we are particularly interested in applicants working on diasporas, transnational entanglements and/or religious networks. The deadline for applications is June 28.

    Please find the detailed call for applications below, or check the link to the University website here:

    Kerem Öktem
    Centre for Southeast European Studies, University of Graz Graz


    The Centre for Southeast European Studies is looking for an

    University Assistant with doctorate

    (40 hours a week; fixed-term employment until August 31, 2019; position to be filled as of September 1st 2017 )

    Your duties

    Independent research
    Contribution to collaborative, third-party research (application, project management and realisation)
    Teaching and teaching support
    Student supervision
    Your profile

    PhD in the humanities or social sciences, preferably completed within the last three academic years
    Masters education in history, cultural studies, anthropology, comparative politics or international relations
    Excellent area studies knowledge of Turkey
    Experience or interest in the research field Muslims in Southeast Europe
    Experience or interest in the research field Diasporas and transnational networks
    Experience in comparative scholarly research (a background in quantitative methodologies is welcome, willingness to work with qualitative methods is required)
    Excellent command of Turkish and English, preferably also knowledge of an additional southeast European language
    Good record in academic publishing
    Good teaching record
    Innovative thinking and commitment to independent academic work
    Openness towards new research questions and methods
    Outstanding social skills and teamwork abilities
    Excellent communications- and management skills

    Salary scheme of the Universitäten-KV (University Collective Agreement): B1

    Minimum salary

    The minimum salary as stated in the collective agreement and according to the classification scheme is EUR 3626.60 gross/month. This minimum salary may be higher due to previous employment periods eligible for inclusion and other earnings and remunerations.

    We offer you a job with a lot of responsibility and variety. You can expect an enjoyable work climate, flexible work hours and numerous possibilities for further education and personal development. Take advantage of the chance to enter into a challenging work environment full of team spirit and enthusiasm for your job.

    Application Deadline: June 28th 2017
    Reference Number: MB/111/99 ex 2016/17

    The University of Graz strives to increase the proportion of women in particular in management and faculty positions and therefore encourages qualified women to apply.

    Especially with regard to academic staff, we welcome applications from persons with disabilities who meet the requirements of the advertised position.

    If you are interested, please submit your application documents within the stated deadline. Make sure to indicate the reference number on your application and include a statement of motivation (1 page), a proposal for a research project (2 pages), a short narrative CV (1 page), a full CV (max. 6 pages), contact details of two referees (the referees are requested to send their reference letters to the Centre by e-mail or post no later than deadline for application) and photocopies of your university diplomas, all documents only in one PdF-document in order as listed to:

    Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz
    Universitätsplatz 3
    8010 Graz

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