PhD Research Position

From Susan M. Gaines:

We have reopened this Ph.D. position and would appreciate it if you would circulate it to your students and networks.

The interdisciplinary Fiction Meets Science ( research consortium in northern Germany has a Ph.D. research opportunity with the “Sociology of Development and Knowledge Group”  at the Leibniz Center for Marine Tropical Research/ University of Bremen. The candidate will work within the sub-project ‘Narrating Science as a World-Making Activity: Sea Level Change in Singapore,” led by Prof. Anna-Katharina Hornidge.

Candidates with backgrounds in sociology, cultural studies, STS, environmental history, anthropology, human geography, comparative literature, and Southeast Asian Studies are welcome.

Deadline: April 20

The position is fully funded for three years in the German salary system. Questions about the German system, timeframe for the PhD, and possibility for extending funding beyond the initial three years will be answered during the interview process.

For more information and to access the official call for applications, see the Fiction Meets Science website page and follow the link at the bottom,here. If you have questions before applying, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with Prof. Hornidge.