2 postes de doctorants – Eberhard Karls Universität, Tübingen

2 PhD positions
Eberhard Karls Universität, Tübingen

The Emmy-Noether junior research group « power and influence: influencing emperors between antiquity and the middle ages“, which is based at the Tübingen department of Ancient History and is going to be affiliated with CRC 923 « Threatened Order“, offers 2 PhD positions (each 65% 13 TV-L = ca. 28.000 € minimum annual salary) starting in November 2015. Both positions are limited to 3 years with an optional one-year extension. Both PhD projects are investigating into the concepts and exercise of personal influence in the 5th and 6th centuries CE, one focusing on the east, the other on the west. For more information please refer to: http://www.uni-tuebingen.de/de/16155.

– Excellent master’s degree in one of the relevant subjects (Ancient, Medieval or Byzantine history, Classics)
– Excellent teamwork skills and preparedness to engage in an interdisciplinary and collaborative research project spanning multiple epochs
– Good knowledge of Latin resp. Greek

Equally qualified candidates with disabilities will be given preference.

The University of Tübingen actively seeks to foster career opportunities for female researchers and therefore strongly encourages qualified women to apply.

Complete applications that include a cover letter, c.v., copies of relevant transcripts, a sample of work (e.g. a term paper or a publication), and a letter of recommendation are to be submitted by 17 July 2015 by E-mail or by post to:

The employment will be arranged by the central administration. In addition, a position for PhD students is available to those who have their own financing and would like to be associated with the research group.

For further information contact:
Dr. Fabian Schulz
Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
Seminar für Alte Geschichte
Wilhelmstr. 36
72074 Tübingen