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Universität zu Köln | Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology

4 Positions as Doctoral Researcher (f/m/d)

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Beschreibung

                                          4 Positions as Doctoral Researcher  (f/m/d)

                           ERC Advanced Grant Project „Rewilding the Anthropocene“

 

The University of Cologne is one of the largest and most research-intensive universities in Germany, offering a wide range of subjects. With its six faculties and its interfaculty centres, it offers a broad spectrum of scientific disciplines and internationally outstanding profile areas, supported by the administration with its services. 

REWILDING is an environmental anthropological project contributing to the budding field of environmental humanities generally and to debates on the shifting entanglements between people, flora, and fauna in the world’s largest conservation landscape, the southern African Kavango-Zambezi Transboundary Conservation Area (KAZA TFCA), in particular. The project is headed by Prof. Michael Bollig, Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology. 
For a brief description of the project please visit our homepage at http://ethnologie.phil-fak.uni-koeln.de/jobs.
 

Your Tasks

 

  • Developing a PhD project on the topic of REWILDING with an in-depth focus on particular multi-species assemblages
  • Conducting ethnographic fieldwork for about 12-15 months in south-central Africa (either Namibia, Zambia, Botswana, Zimbabwe or Angola)
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Presentation of results in the form of regular reports, lectures and publications
  • Participating on regular project meetings
  • Support in the organization of academic and policy events (conferences, workshops, working meetings)
     

 

Anforderungsprofil

  • Completed master‘s degree (MA) in Ethnologie / Social and Cultural Anthropology (or related disciplines)
  • Expertise in environmental anthropology
  • Willingness to conduct several months of ethnographic 
  • research in south-central Africa; familiarity with the research sites will be beneficial
  • Excellent knowledge of English is required; knowledge of 
  • German or willingness to learn German for communication purposes is desired

Anzeigendaten

Art der Beschäftigung
Teilzeit
Zeitraum der Beschäftigung
31.12.2024
Vergütung
TV-L 13
Bewerbungsfristsende
Sonntag, 31. Oktober 2021 - 23:59
Bewerbungs-E-Mail
m.boeck@uni-koeln.de

Kontaktdetails

Hochschule / Einrichtung
Universität zu Köln
Institut / Einrichtung
Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology
Standort
Albertus Magnus PLatz
50931 Köln, Deutschland
Kontaktperson
Herr Prof. Dr. Michael Bollig
E-Mail
michael.bollig@uni-koeln.de
Webseite
http://ethnologie.phil-fak.uni-koeln.de/jobs

Kontakt

Herr Prof. Dr. Michael Bollig

michael.bollig@uni-koeln.de

Einsatzort

Universität zu Köln | Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology

http://ethnologie.phil-fak.uni-koeln.de/jobs

Albertus Magnus PLatz
50931 Köln
Deutschland