Job Posting: Research Assistant with Opportunity for Ph.D

The Institute of Anthropology seeks to appoint a Research Assistant (50%) for four years, pay grade 13 TV-L.

The full description of this job posting is available for download (in German) HERE.

Please click below to read the English translation.

- teaching for the BA/MA Anthropology (2 semester hours per week)
- assisting in the academic administration
- opportunity for doctorate research


- outstanding university degree in anthropology
- convincing Ph.D project in the field of anthropology
- excellent command of the English language
- ability to work in a team

We offer:
- intensive supervision of Ph.D research
- opportunities for training in university didactics
- excellent work climate

For further information, please contact Prof. Ursula Rao (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

The application deadline is October 15th, 2016

The full description for this job posting is available for download (in German) HERE.


Annette Veit
 Tel + 49 341 97 37 220
Fax + 49 341 97 37 229
Office Hours:
10 am - 11 am
1 pm - 2 pm


Ursula Rao
 +49 341 97 37 221
Institut für Ethnologie
Schillerstraße 6
04109 Leipzig