Job: PhD Student for Project SALMEA

The Graduate Institute Geneva

The Graduate Institute is recruiting a PhD Student

PERIOD OF CONTRACT: 3 years from 1 September 2019 (1-year contracts, renewable subject to satisfactory performance and student status)
ACTIVITY RATE: Full-time (100%) (see SNF regulations)
GROSS SALARY: CHF 47,000 – 49,000 per annum (see SNF regulations)

General description of the position

The position is being offered in the context of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF)/the French Agence nationale de la recherche (ANR) co-funded project, “Self-Accomplishment and Local Moralities in East Africa” (SALMEA). The successful candidate will complete a PhD at the Graduate Institute, will be core member of the SALMEA team, and will also be fully integrated in the life of the Department of Anthropology and Sociology at the Graduate Institute. Committed to theoretical innovation, robust empirical research, and fine-grained ethnographic fieldwork, the department and its doctoral programme foster the study of contemporary issues in global and transnational terms.

Further information and submission of application via the job portal of the Graduate Institute Geneva.