Application for the DFG Research Training Group 2845 "Family Matters. Figures of Allegiance and Release"

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Commencing on April 1, 2024, the research trainig group offers again

6 PhD Positions (TV-L E13, 65%, duration of 4 years)

The deadline for applications was Nov 15, 2023.

Requirements for a successful application are an outstanding MA or comparable degree in one of the disciplines involved, and a dissertation project within the framework of the research program.

Applicants will be selected on the basis of their application documents. Final acceptance of pre-selected applicants will take place after an academic interview with a selection panel. Selection criteria are the quality and the realistic planning of the dissertation project, the willingness and ability to interdisciplinary cooperation, communicative skills, and academic qualifications.

International applications are welcome. The LMU Munich is an equal opportunity employer. The call for applications is explicitly aimed at people of all genders (m/f/d) and strongly encourages applications from female candidates. Disabled candidates with essentially equal qualifications will be given preference.

Application Process:

Please use our online tool for application (open from Sept 15, 2023, to Nov 15, 2023):

You will need to submit the following documents:

  • short letter of motivation (max. 1 page)
  • CV
  • Diploma/transcript of your university degree and certificate of eligibility for admission to university
  • two recommendations by university teachers (letters or reports on your final thesis), to be submitted by the applicants themselves
  • Proposal of your PhD project (6 to max. 10 pages)
  • Working plan and time schedule (max. 1 page)

If you have any questions, please contact