The duties of the position include conducting independent scholarly research, writing a PhD dissertation, and actively participating in doctoral seminars, conferences, workshops and publications.
In the application documents, applicants should justify their interest (max. 1 page) for a dissertation project about the economic, political or scientific actors related to the expansion of Swiss fiber optic, IT or telecommunication companies to China in particular, and the entrepreneurial entanglements of Swiss companies in China since the opening reforms in general.
Applicants should have been awarded an excellent M.A. degree in history. Moreover, they should have a marked interest in the transnational corporate history of digital Switzerland as well as in interdisciplinary research.
In addition to the usual documents (letter of motivation including justification of interest of max. 1 page, curriculum vitae, copies of certificates), applicants should indicate two persons from whom recommendations can be obtained.
What we offer
We offer varied and interesting work in an inspiring and socially relevant environment.
Diversity and inclusion are important to us.
Remuneration is according to the guidelines of the SNSF and the University of Zurich.