The Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Department ‘Law and Anthropology’ is offering a PhD position (m/f/d) (starting date 1st October 2020 – to be confirmed). The position is offered within the Minerva Research Group “The Ethics of Exchange” which will focus on how the law’s boundaries are shaped in hospital ethics committees and decision-making processes in organ donation and transplantation in the UK and Germany.
- Applicants should hold an advanced degree in law and/or anthropology.
- Excellent academic writing and communication skills in English and German are essential.
- Prior field experience in the designated region and knowledge of additional relevant local languages are desirable.
- Brief research proposals (maximum 2 pages) should be attached; successful applicants are expected to be ready to modify details of their proposal when the research group is consolidated.
- The research proposal should outline how the proposed topic fits within either one or both of the workstreams.
Duration: three years, with the possibility of two six-month extensions.
Apply online and include the following documentation:
- Cover letter
- CV including a list of publications
- Summary of the proposed research, which should demonstrate clear links to the applicant’s previous work and qualifications and to the respective research field (two-pages)
- Copies of university degrees
- Names of two or three referees whom we may contact
|Organization||Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology|
|Subject areas||Law, Anthropology|
|Eligibility||Open to all nationalities|
|Deadline||31 August 2020|