PhD Position in Religion and Modernization

Started by MyInfoStride, Feb 02, 2010, 03:00 PM


The Graduate School of Theology and Religious Studies of the University of Groningen is looking for a PhD candidate (0,9 fte) for the project 'Religion and Modernization'.

This PhD position is part of the larger research framework that addresses 'The Transformation of the Religious Field since 1800'. In order to collaborate with the ongoing research that is carried out in the subdepartment of Religious Studies, preference will be given to those proposals that focus on the relationship between modernization and religion. Projects may investigate discursive changes in the status of religion in Western societies, interactions between religious systems and other systems (such as the natural sciences, philosophy, politics, law, art, etc.), or related dynamics of modernization.

We are looking for enthusiastic candidates with a Master's degree or equivalent, in a (sub)discipline in which the doctoral study will take place. The degree must have been obtained within a reasonable period of time and with results that justify the expectation that the student will be able to successfully complete the programme in four years.

Candidates must have sufficient knowledge of English: a TOEFL score of at least 625 (paper), 263 (computer) or 113 (internet), or a minimum score of 7.5 in IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is required.

Please note that interviews will be held in week 12 (23-25 March 2010) and that you have to apply only by the application form as pronounced below.

This PhD position is available as soon as possible.

Application form here

For information you can contact:
Prof. C.K.M. von Stuckrad

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