PhD scholarship

The PhD program of the Department of Ancient Civilizations at the University of Basel announces a one-year scholarship starting at the 1.10.2017 (á CHF 30'000 per year; two tranches with evaluation).

Your tasks
The grant is intended to support a young graduate during the starting phase of his/her PhD research project. It is expected that he/she will develop his/her research project in that time for applying to the Swiss National Science Foundation or other funding institutions at the end of that year.

Your profile
The scholarship is addressed to students who held a 1st class MA-degree either in Egyptology, Classical Archaeology, Ancient Near Eastern Studies, Ancient History, Greek Philology, Latin Philology, Comparative and Historic Linguistics or European Archaeology. It is expected that the PhD student is highly motivated and will personally be involved in the PhD program of the Department of Ancient Civilizations at the University of Basel. Most welcomed are PhD projects that can be linked to the research fields of the Department of Ancient Civilizations at the University of Basel. The PhD student has to choose from the date of admission to the doctoral program a first or second supervisor from the Department of Ancient Civilizations at the University of Basel.

Application / Contact
Application deadline: 01.04.2017

The following documents should be sent by email to the coordinator of the Doctoral Program of Basel Ancient Studies Mr. Hans-Hubertus Muench (hubertus.muench@unibas.ch):
• Letter of motivation
• CV
• MA-Diploma
• 1-2 sample of text (max. 20 pages each, including at least 1 academic qualification text, like BA- or MA-thesis)
• Sketch for the dissertation project (max. 3 pages)
• Letter of reference

Applications can be submitted in German, in French or in English. The enrolment at the University of Basel is mandatory.

Employer: 
PhD program of the Department of Ancient Civilizations
Place of work: 
Basel
Application deadline: 
1. April 2017
Contact: 
For further information, please contact the coordinator of the Doctoral Program of Basel Ancient Studies Mr. Hans-Hubertus Muench (hubertus.muench@unibas.ch).