PhD student position at Tilburg School of Catholic Theology (1.0 FTE)

PhD student position at Tilburg School of Catholic Theology (1.0 FTE)

Published Deadline Location
25 Feb 29 Mar Utrecht

Job description

The Tilburg School of Catholic Theology is looking for an enthusiastic PhD student (M/F) for its The late modern transformation of religion: the case of new Catholicism research program.

This program brings together specialists from various theological disciplines, including Church History, Systematic Theology, and Practical Theology. For more information on the research program and its researchers, please visit the following link and underlying pages: https://www.tilburguniversity.edu/nl/onderzoek/theologie/onderzoeksprogramma/.

Specifications

Tilburg University

Requirements

We are looking for a candidate with a Master in Theology or an associated discipline, preferably with the additional Sacrae Theologiae Baccalaureus diploma or equivalent, who has a strong interest in doing research and excellent research and writing skills (including in English). Developing and defending a project plan will be part of the recruitment procedure. Candidates from migrant backgrounds are warmly encouraged to apply.

 

By the end of the contract, the selected candidate will be expected to have completed a PhD thesis, which will, if possible, also serve to obtain an STD.

Conditions of employment

Candidates will first be offered a contract for a year, at the end of which their performance will be reviewed. If the first-year review is positive, they will be offered a contract for the remaining 3 years. The full-time gross monthly salary in the first year will be € 2,325, rising to € 2,972 in the fourth year (on the basis of a full-time contract). Tilburg University has favorable employment conditions, including an 8 % vacation allowance and an 8.3 % year-end bonus. In addition, the university has excellent secondary employment conditions, including the possibility to individually arrange your employment terms on the basis of a Terms and Conditions of Employment Options Model. Starting date to be determined, preferably the summer or fall of 2019.

Department

Tilburg School of Catholic Theology (TST) verricht wetenschappelijk onderwijs en onderzoek in de theologie met het oog op het doorgeven van de katholieke traditie vanuit de bronnen naar de hedendaagse cultuur en samenleving. Zij staat open voor allen die hun geloof willen verdiepen en kritisch willen doordenken. De faculteit heeft vestigingen in Utrecht en Tilburg en is een door de bisschoppen erkende instelling die onder meer studenten voorbereidt op een ambt of functie waaraan een kerkelijke goedkeuring is verbonden. De kleinschalige faculteit wordt gekenmerkt door korte lijnen en een open, ongedwongen sfeer.

 

Tilburg School of Catholic Theology  

Additional information

For more information about this position, please contact the Vice Dean for Research, Professor Bart Koet, at +31-(0)13-466 3830 or by email: b.j.koet@tilburguniversity.edu.

Specifications

  • PhD positions
  • Language and Culture
  • max. 40 hours per week, temporary
  • University Graduate
  • 16209

Employer

Location

Nieuwegracht 61, 3512 LG, Utrecht

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Application procedure

For the first selection round, candidates will be asked to submit a project plan (1 A4) that contributes to the research program. Candidates are expected to contact a professor in advance and secure her or his undertaking to supervise the PhD project and support the candidate in drawing up the project plan. Once all applications have been reviewed, a limited number of candidates will be invited to write a more detailed research plan for a second selection round.

 

Applications must include a letter of motivation, a curriculum vitae, and a 1-page summary of the planned PhD project in English (including research question and method, and the name of a TST faculty member who has agreed to supervise the project), and must be submitted by March 29, 2019. Applications for this vacancy will only be accepted online.

 

The interviews will take place at Tuesday June 18, 2019 in Utrecht.

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Application procedure

Application procedure

For the first selection round, candidates will be asked to submit a project plan (1 A4) that contributes to the research program. Candidates are expected to contact a professor in advance and secure her or his undertaking to supervise the PhD project and support the candidate in drawing up the project plan. Once all applications have been reviewed, a limited number of candidates will be invited to write a more detailed research plan for a second selection round.

 

Applications must include a letter of motivation, a curriculum vitae, and a 1-page summary of the planned PhD project in English (including research question and method, and the name of a TST faculty member who has agreed to supervise the project), and must be submitted by March 29, 2019. Applications for this vacancy will only be accepted online.

 

The interviews will take place at Tuesday June 18, 2019 in Utrecht.

Make sure to apply no later than 29 Mar 2019.