Requirements An excellent PhD degree (concluded not more than 5 years ago) in one of the IRTG’s participating fields of study (History, Cultural Anthropology, Sociology, Political Sciences, Economy, Literary and Cultural Sciences) A thematically relevant research project Very good Spanish/Portuguese and English language skills.
The application must be accompanied by the following documents: Certified copy of Magister, Master or state examination certificate; PhD certificate Curriculum vitae (in Spanish or English), including list of publications Synopsis of planned post-doctoral project (approximately 10 pages, including timetable and selected bibliography) and an abstract (1/2 page in Spanish or English) Abstract of the PhD dissertation (5 pages) Letter of recommendation from a university teacher.
It is expected that the successful applicants will reside in the Berlin/Potsdam area and will adapt themselves to participation in a structured study program and a longer stay abroad. Travel and material costs and family and childcare subsidies will be paid in accordance with DFG guidelines. Applications from abroad are expressly welcome. Freie Universität Berlin seeks to increase its proportion of women and explicitly encourages women to apply. Handicapped persons will be given preference if equally qualified.
Applications will be accepted in German, Spanish or English. Applications in German must be accompanied by a CV and an abstract of the synopsis in Spanish or English.
Applications may be submitted in written and electronic format (PDF) until February 20, 2011:
Internationales Graduiertenkolleg „Zwischen Räumen“
Dr. Ingrid Simson
Freie Universität Berlin
Rüdesheimer Str. 54-56
e-mail: entre-espacios[ at ]lai.fu-berlin.de