Call for applications: 1 Doctoral position in Bern, Switzerland

      Comentários fechados em Call for applications: 1 Doctoral position in Bern, Switzerland

Deadline for applications: November 30, 2017

Within the framework of the project “Religion, Politics, and National
Identity: The Rediscovery of the Protector Deity Dorje Shugden in
Mongolia”, the Institute for the Scientifc Study of Religion at Bern
University offers

1 doctoral position (starting January 2018). The position will be granted
for four years (subject to the release of funds).

Applicants should hold an excellent/ above average master’s degree or
equivalent in Mongolian Studies, Science of Religion
(Religionswissenschaft), Social Anthropology or related subjects.
Applicants who have no prior language skills in modern Khalkh‐Mongolian
will be required to take up Mongolian language training. Applicants should
be prepared to take up residence in Bern.

Proficiency in English is required, proficiency in German is highly

Applicants are asked to supply the following documents electronically by
November 30, 2017 :

   – Curriculum vitae
   – Sample of academic work (preferably a pdf of the Master’s thesis)
   – Copies of all academic degrees acquired, university transcripts
   (certificates in languages other than German, English, French, Italian or
   Spanish require a certified English or German translation)
   – Two academic references (preferably university professors)
   – Cover letter, giving the reasons for applying

Applications can be submitted in German or English and should be addressed
to Prof. Dr. Karénina Kollmar‐Paulenz, Institut für Religionswissenschaft,
Universität Bern, Lerchenweg 36, Postfach, 3000 Bern 9 (