PhD position ERC « The Global Qur’an”, université de Fribourg (Allemagne) (limite : 30 juin 2020).
The Orientalische Seminar offers a PhD position in ERC « The Global Qur’an »
Part-time position (65 %), Start-date: 01.11.2020
Dealine : 30 juin 2020
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The ERC funded project „ at the Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg invites applications to fill a 48-month PhD researcher position. The successful applicant has a background in Islamic Studies, anthropology, or a relevant philological or historical discipline. They will develop and conduct a research project that focusses on the modern history and present-day use of French Qur’an translations and that includes fieldwork in a French-speaking Muslim community. The PhD candidate will be part of a diverse team that studies Qur’an translations from different perspectives and in various languages and regions of the world.
Applicants should be fluent in English and French and familiar with Qur’anic Arabic. Their MA (or equivalent) degree needs to be completed before the start of their work contract. The 48-month term ideally begins November 1, 2020 but the start date is negotiable. Residence in Freiburg for at least part of the project is expected.
They will receive office space and have access to funds covering their research needs, including field work and participation in international conferences.
To apply, please send a C.V. containing information on your language skills and a research statement (c. 1 page) describing your envisaged contribution to the research area outlined above. Review of applications will begin on June 15 and continue until the position is filled.
The salary will be determined in accordance with TV-L E13.
We are particularly pleased to receive applications from women for the position advertised here.
Please send your application in English including supporting documents mentioned above citing the reference number 00001053, by 30.06.2020 at the latest. Please send your application to the following address in written or electronic form:
Platz der Universität 3
General and legal remarks:
Full-time positions may generally be split up into two or more part-time positions, provided that there are no formal or legal barriers. Candidates are selected in accordance with the provisions of the AGG (Allgemeines Gleichbehandlungsgesetz – German General Equal Treatment Act).
Applicants with disabilities (Schwerbehinderte Menschen) will be given preferential consideration in case of equal qualification.
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