Call for Application: Four Independent Research Group Leaders, Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe in a Global Context” (Heidelberg, Germany)
Deadline: September 15, 2012
The Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe in a Global Context. The Dynamicsof Transculturality" at Heidelberg University invites applications for four Independent Research Group Leaders.
An Independent Research Group (IRG) / Junior Research Group (JRG) will be established in each of the four cluster research areas. For more information about the research areas see here: www.asia-europe.uni-heidelberg.de/en/research.html
The aim of each research group will be to further develop the transcultural and transdisciplinary research potential of the Cluster; to strengthen its capabilities to handle transcultural issues, and to open career paths in transcultural studies for promising PhD and post-doctoral researchers.
The project duration is three years with an option of a two year extension.
via Email with the attached document to
Applicants are expected to have completed their Ph.D.; have a strong publication record of high scholarly standard including a monograph with elements connected to the Cluster's research agenda; achieved international visibility within their field; and a proven track record of pursuing transcultural and transdisciplinary approaches. The Cluster's language of
communication is English.
Steering Committee of the Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe"
Prof. Dr. Madeleine Herren-Oesch
Karl Jaspers Centre
phone: +49-6221-54 40 05
Fax: +49-6221-54 40 12