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Message posted on 05/03/2019

Vacancy: Research Associate at the Orient-Institut Istanbul

Dear colleagues,

The Orient-Institut Istanbul is currently seeking a doctoral or
postdoctoral researcher to work on a project in the framework of the
/Standing Working Group Iran and Beyond: Performance of Culture,
Religion and Body as Strategies of Self-Empowerment in the Islamic
Republic Iran/ for the following position, available immediately (April,
1 2019):

Research Associate (90%), 37 hrs / week for 36 months (salary based on
the salary scale of German institutions in Turkey for locally hired
personnel; currently about 6,375 TL net per month)

Applicants are expected to hold a master degree (PhD preferred), ideally
in social sciences or humanities. Those interested in or working on
issues of Sociology of Medicine, Medicine, Science and Technology
Studies, Ethnomusicology or Cultural Anthropology/Cultural Studies (with
a focus on religious topics) in Iran or Pakistan are especially
encouraged to apply. Candidates have to be willing and able to conduct
ethnographic fieldwork in Iran.
Candidates from /Medicine, Science and Technology Studies/ or /Sociology
of Medicine/, should have an interest in conducting a comparative
analysis of the human genome project in Turkey and Iran, in particular
its bio(geo)political factors and impacts on health policies.
Additionally, coordinating and organizing skills are beneficial.
Academic Turkish and English skills are required, Persian is preferable.
Workplace of the project will be at the Orient-Institut Istanbul, Beyoğlu.

Further details can be found in the attachment.

Applications should be submitted as one single pdf document including a
letter of motivation, the outline of a proposed project (one page),
academic CV and certificates. Please include the contact information for
two academic referees.

Application deadline: March 18, 2019.

Please submit your complete application to:
Prof. Dr. Raoul Motika
Director of the

Orient-Institut Istanbul

Susam Sokak 16 D.8
34433 Cihangir-Istanbul

For any question about the application, please contact:
PD Dr. Judith Haug at (Musicology)
PD Dr. Rober Langer at (Religious Studies)
Dr. Melike Şahinol at (Human, Medicine and Society)

Best wishes,


Dr. rer. soc. Melike Şahinol
Research Field “Human, Medicine, and Society”
Orient-Institut Istanbul
Susam Sokak 16, D. 8
TR-34433 Cihangir – Istanbul

phone +90-212-293 60 67 ext. 133

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