Call for Applications: Postdoctoral Scholarship focusing on China and Europe within the programme of “Migration, China, and the Global Context”

The Max Weber Foundation and the Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) are accepting applications for a new joint programme on Migration, China, and the Global Context. We seek outstanding candidates for a Postdoctoral Fellowship (on three-year term, subject to evaluation after the first year).
Starting December 1, 2014, (if possible) and based in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the Hong Kong Baptist University, members of this joint three-year programme are expected to collaborate with the chair of East Asian History at the University of Freiburg/Germany, member institutes of the Max Weber Foundation and with other partners of the Hong Kong Baptist University. One PhD Fellow and one Postdoctoral Fellow have already been selected for the programme, which is funded by the Max Weber Foundation.

Application for the Postdoctoral Scholarship

Interested applicants from related social sciences and humanities disciplines are invited to apply by October 10, 2014. Candidates will be selected on the basis of the quality and fit of their proposals, potential for academic distinction, and experience working cross culturally. The proposed projects should focus on migration between China and Europe.
Email the following to soscugs@project.hkbu.edu.hk:
1. an academic CV
2. a description of a possible research project, including main research objectives (max. two pages)
3. a list of publications (if applicable)
4. full contact details of 3 referees
5. a cover letter explaining motivation in application for the post.
Enquiry: soscugs@project.hkbu.edu.hk and rudersdorf@maxweberstiftung.de


Max Weber Stiftung

The Max Weber Foundation promotes global research, focused on the areas of social sciences, cultural studies and the humanities. Our research is conducted at ten institutes in various countries across the globe with different and independent fields of focus. Through our globally operating institutes, we are able to contribute to the communication and networking between Germany and our host countries or regions. By promoting academic dialogue and merging academic and non-academic employees from several countries with different cultural backgrounds, the Max Weber Foundation is able to strengthen the internationalization of research.

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