WG: 3 scholarships "analysis of academic discourse" EHESS / Warwick

Wodak, Ruth r.wodak at lancaster.ac.uk
Thu May 16 19:16:43 UTC 2013



Von: Angermuller, Johannes [mailto:J.Angermuller at warwick.ac.uk]
Gesendet: Donnerstag, 16. Mai 2013 20:03
An: Angermuller, Johannes
Betreff: 3 scholarships "analysis of academic discourse" EHESS / Warwick

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three PhD scholarships "analysis of academic discourse in SSH" EHESS /
Warwick

Call for applications
Three PhD scholarships "Analysis of academic discourse
in the SSH" (EHESS, Paris, France / Warwick, Coventry, UK)



Two PhD scholarships "Analysis of academic discourse
in the SSH" (EHESS, Paris)

Application deadline: 20 June 2013
Length: 3 years


ERC DISCONEX research group
"The Discursive Construction of Academic Excellence.
Classifying Academic Researchers in the Social Sciences and Humanities",
led by Professor Johannes Angermuller

The DISCONEX research group "The Discursive Construction of Academic
Excellence. Classifying Academic Researchers in the Social Sciences and
Humanities", funded by the European Research Council and led by Professor
Johannes Angermuller, is looking for candidates for two funded PhD
positions
at the crossroads of language and society. Against a background in
poststructuralist and constructivist social theory, DISCONEX studies the
cultures, practices and knowledges of academic researchers in the social
sciences and humanities. By having recourse to qualitative methods, the
group will empirically investigate the social uses of academic publications
in the social sciences and humanities (for more details
http://www.johannes-angermuller.net/DISCONEX; another studentship will be
available at the University of Warwick).

The PhD projects will be in the domain of the Social Sciences and
Humanities Studies and should focus on one of the two domains:

The social dynamics of specialised knowledge in the SSH: investigation of
two scientific communities at the crossroads of language and society (for
example in letters/linguistics/philosophy and in sociology/anthropology/media and culture studies, in English and possibly in French or German).

Institutions of higher education in France, Germany, U.S. : comparative
study of two or three academic systems, organisations and cultures.

Funding Details:
Length : 1st of October 2013 to 30th of Septembre 2016
The scholarship will pay a monthly stipend over three years, beginning at
1660 €.
Research centre: Centre d'Etude des Mouvements Sociaux (CEMS / IMM), Ecole
des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS, 190-198 avenue de France,
Paris)

Conditions of application
Candidates should have a minimum first or upper second class honours
degree (or equivalent such as Master's or M2), obtained by September 2013
in
discourse analysis, qualitative social research or Science and Technology
Studies or in the sociology of academic organisations.
PhD project in one of the domains of the DISCONEX project.
Enrollment in EHESS's doctoral programme.

Required competencies
Strong research orientation, international experience and interest in
collaborative research.
Contribution to project-related tasks such as data collection
(interviews, documents, participant observation etc.) and analysis (written
and oral discourse), workshops, conferences, publication of results.
Participation in the activities of the DiscourseNet network
(http://www.discourseanalysis.net <http://www.discourseanalysis.net/><http://www.discourseanalysis.net/%3e>)
Good command of English and French, possibly in German, too.

Required documents (French or English)
Motivation letter laying out the reasons for applying to the DISCONEX
group and the possible contribution
A research project (5 pages) in one of the two domains.
Curriculum vitae
A reference may be requested from an academic teacher.
Copies of diplomas since bac / highschool.
The application documents are sent in a single pdf file by email to Ronny
Scholz.

Travel costs for the interview cannot be reclaimed.

Contact person: Ronny Scholz (DISCONEX project manager)
Email: disconex at live.warwick.ac.uk<mailto:disconex at live.warwick.ac.uk>


Call for applications
PhD Research Studentship / Scholarship "Analysis of academic discourse in
the SSH"
Centre for Applied Linguistics, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK

Application deadline: 20 June 2013
Start date: October 2013 (subject to negotiation)

The DISCONEX research group "The Discursive Construction of Academic
Excellence. Classifying Academic Researchers in the Social Sciences and
Humanities", led by Professor Johannes Angermuller (Centre for Applied
Linguistics, University of Warwick) is looking for candidates for a funded
PhD position at the crossroads of language and society. Against a
background
in poststructuralist and constructivist social theory, DISCONEX studies the
cultures, practices and knowledges of academic researchers in the social
sciences and humanities. By having recourse to qualitative methods, the
group will empirically investigate the social uses of academic publications
in the social sciences and humanities (for more details
http://www.johannes-angermuller.net/DISCONEX, another two stipends will be
available from the French partner institution, CEMS/EHESS). The PhD
projects
will be in the domain of the Social Sciences and Humanities Studies and
should focus on the social dynamics of scientific
  communities in two interdisciplinary fields (for example in
letters/linguistics/philosophy and in sociology/anthropology/media and
culture studies, in English and possibly in French or German).

Awards available:  1 award available

Funding Details:
The scholarship will pay an annual stipend (beginning at £13,726). Funding
may be available for Home/EU fees, subject to eligibility.

Length of Award: 3 years (PhD)

Eligibility: Open to Home/EU and Overseas applicants.

Conditions of application
Candidates should have a minimum first or upper second class honours degree
(or equivalent), obtained by September 2013 in discourse analysis,
qualitative social research or Science and Technology Studies.
PhD project on one of the domains of the DISCONEX project.

Required competencies
Strong research orientation, international experience and interest in
collaborative research.
Contribution to project-related tasks such as data collection (interviews,
documents, participant observation etc.) and analysis (written and oral
discourse), workshops, conferences, publication of results.
Participation in the activities of the DiscourseNet network
(http://www.discourseanalysis.net <http://www.discourseanalysis.net/><http://www.discourseanalysis.net/%3e>)
Excellent command of English, preferably of German and French as well

Required documents
Motivation letter laying out the reasons for applying to the DISCONEX group
Research project (5 pages)
Curriculum vitae
Two reference letters may be requested from academic teachers
Copies of diplomas and grades
The application documents are sent in a single pdf file by mail to Ronny
Scholz.

Travel costs for the interview cannot be reclaimed.

Network: ERC DISCONEX research group
Contact person: Ronny Scholz (DISCONEX project manager)
Email: disconex at live.warwick.ac.uk<mailto:disconex at live.warwick.ac.uk>

Click link for more information...
http://www.discourseanalysis.net/wiki.php?wiki=en%3A%3AEvents&id=837

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Johannes Angermuller
Professor of Discourse
Centre for Applied Linguistics
The University of Warwick
Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
Room S0.35 (Social Sciences building)
Office phone: +44 24 765 28494
Mobile phone: +44 7442758612
Office fax: +44 24 765 24318
http://www.johannes-angermuller.net <http://www.johannes-angermuller.net/>
http://www.discourseanalysis.net <http://www.discourseanalysis.net/>

Director of the ERC Starting Grant DISCONEX research group
"The Discursive Construction of Academic Excellence"
Warwick (Coventry, UK)  / EHESS (Paris, France)
http://www.johannes-angermuller.net/DISCONEX

Paris office:
Centre d'étude des mouvements sociaux (CEMS)
École des hautes Études en sciences sociales (EHESS)
190-198, Avenue de France
75013 Paris, France
Room 561
Office phone: +33149542484
Mobile phone: +33 664940928

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