Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates in any area of German Studies for a fully-funded AHRC doctoral award in German Studies in the College of Arts and Law at the University of Birmingham. The award, made under the AHRC Block Grant Partnership scheme, must be taken up on 1 October 2013, and will be held, subject to satisfactory progress, for a period of three years. The award covers fees and the prescribed maintenance rate (in 2012/13: £13,590 per annum).

Full guidance for applicants is available at Applications (including submission of references) must be received via the online application system by 28 JANUARY 2013. Expressions of interest and informal enquiries can be addressed to Professor Bill Dodd (Tel 0121 414 6185; E-Mail, or to an individual member of staff as prospective supervisor.