PhD positions within the ERC Advanced Grant Project “Elites, networks, and power in modern urban China (1830-1949)” [ENP- CHINA]

PhD positions within the ERC Advanced Grant Project “Elites, networks, and power in modern urban China (1830-1949)” [ENP- CHINA]

The Institute of Asian Studies (IrAsia) at Aix-Marseille University announces two doctoral fellowships in Chinese history in the ERC-funded project ENP-CHINA. The ENP-CHINA project will be based at Aix-Marseille University on its Schuman campus (Aix-en-Provence) and will be implemented by an international interdisciplinary team. The project is also part of a large international network of researchers in Europe (Bristol, Lancaster, Leiden, Basel, Göttingen), China (Shanghai) and Taiwan (Academia Sinica).

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The application must include:

  • CV – including degrees and other completed courses, work experience and a list of degree projects/theses, language skills
  • A letter (max. 1000 words, excl. references) describing your research interests, skills and motivation to apply for the position:
    – why you are interested in the field/project described in the announcement
    – what makes you suitable for the project in question
    – describe any digital method(s) you have used (e.g. GIS, text analysis, SNA, data mining, etc.)
  • An attested copy of relevant degree(s)
  • Copies of texts that illustrate one’s abilities (theses, articles etc.)
  • Two reference letters with contact details [The letters of reference must be sent by the referees directly to Prof. Christian Henriot at enpmuc@gmail.com.]

Your application/How to apply?

Please send your application in one PDF document to enpmuc@gmail.com. Use the subject heading “ENP-CHINA PhD Position”.

Deadline: 30 April 2019, 12:00 noon CET.

If you have any further enquiries about the positions, please do not hesitate to contact Prof. Christian Henriot at christian.r.henriot@gmail.com