The Research Training Group (RTG) is located at the University of Hildesheim Foundation (Faculty of Education and Social Sciences) and the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz (Institute of Education). It pursues the theoretical and empirical study of transnational structures and processes of social support. Applicants for a doctoral scholarship need a university degree in Social Work, Education, Social Sciences, Law or Psychology and to have an exceptional track record of academic accomplishment. Applicants for a postdoctoral position must additionally have completed an outstanding doctoral thesis. For more detailed information of the RTG’s research areas, application documents etc.: Official Website.
The University of Hildesheim and the University of Mainz recognise a need for an increased proportion of women in research and teaching. In the case of equally qualified candidates, women will be given preference over men.
In case of equally qualified candidates, those with a disability will be given preference.
Applications (two copies) for Doctoral Scholarships must be in either German or English and are to be sent by mail either to the Universität Hildesheim, Institut für Sozial- und Organisationspädagogik, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schröer, Marienburger Platz 22, 31141 Hildesheim, Germany or to the Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Institut für Erziehungswissenschaft, Prof. Dr. Cornelia Schweppe, 55099 Mainz, Germany, by March 10, 2011.
Applications (two copies) for the position of a Postdoctoral Fellow must be in either German or English and are to be sent by mail to the Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Institut für Erziehungswissenschaft, Prof. Dr. Cornelia Schweppe, 55099 Mainz, Germany, by March 3, 2011.
Application Deadline : 3 March 2011