‘Doing Transitions’ is inviting applications for 12 doctoral student positions

Goethe University Frankfurt and Eberhard-Karls-University Tübingen are inviting applications for

12 doctoral student positions

(TV-L E13, 65% part-time)

in the DFG Research Training Group „Doing Transitions“ starting on 1st of January 2023 for a fixed term of 3 years, located in Frankfurt and in Tübingen respectively.

The Research Training Group„Doing Transitions“  investigates how transitions are constituted on different individual and societal levels across the life course. It combines the disciplinary perspectives of educational science, sociology, psychology and related social sciences. You can find more information on our research programme as well as our training programme – please read these documents carefully before application.

The universities are committed to equal opportunities of men and women and therefore invite and encourage women to apply. The centre offers a variety of support for reconciling work and family. Applicants with impairments are prioritised in case of equal qualification.

The limitation of contracts are in line with the Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz which regulates the employment of junior researchers in science and research.

The selection interviews are scheduled for October, 12th and 13th, 2022 in Frankfurt/Main. Unfortunately, travel expenses cannot be reimbursed.

The exact instructions for an application can be found in the following documents:

Information for applicants

Application form (please submit this with you application)

Please, send your applications by email (possibly in a single PDF file) to doingtransitions@uni-frankfurt.de until September 15th 2022.

Please note: Only the German version of this document is legally binding; this translation is only intended to assist your understanding.