The Faculty of Arts and Humanities at the University of Neuchâtel is recruiting a doctoral student for the project “Towards a decentred history of the Middle East: Transborder spaces, circulations, ‘frontier effects’ and state formation, 1920-1946” (BORDER) funded by the European Research Council, under the direction of Professor Jordi Tejel.
Start date: 1st September 2017 or upon agreement
- Candidates must hold a Master’s or equivalent degree in contemporary history, sociology or ethnology
- A strong interest in the topics of borders, trans-border circulations, refugees, and the Middle East
- Skills in quantitative methods are an additional asset
- Capacity to work collectively
- Very good command of Arabic (reading), French and English. Knowledge of German is advantageous
- Academic and administrative assistance
- Production of collective papers
- Complete conference papers
- Production of a thesis
What we offer: The chosen candidate will be recruited to work at 70% for a total of four years
Treatment: Salaries are according to the University’s salary scales
Interested candidates should send an application containing a letter of motivation, a detailed curriculum vitae including two academic referees, copies of all university transcripts by June 11, 2017 to the following address firstname.lastname@example.org.
All call for applications at the University of Neuchâtel are open to both women and men.