Apply For 2016 Graduate School Postdoctoral Fellowship in Germany

Apply For 2016 Graduate School Postdoctoral Fellowship in Germany

The Graduate School invites applications for one postdoctoral fellowship. Successful candidates will pursue a research project in global intellectual history (18th to 20th century); they may also work on the transition of a manuscript into a book, and they will be involved in the activities of the program.

The fellowship is offered as research position on a fixed-term basis for three years starting on April 1, 2017

Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing a research project in global intellectual history (18th to 20th century)

Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded in global intellectual history (18th to 20th century).

Scholarship Award: Salary is in accordance with TV-L FU level E13 (100%).

Eligibility:

  • Very good dissertation in History or an Area Studies discipline on a topic related to the research agenda of the graduate school (Ph.D. in hand at time of interview/received within the last five years)
  • Very good knowledge of English and the languages relevant to the research proposal
  • Thorough knowledge of relevant scholarly debates and approaches in global history and intellectual history

Desirable:

  • Teaching experience
  • Publications in peer-reviewed academic journals
  • Projects that make broad intellectual connections and/or span regions are an asset.

How to Apply:

Please send the following documents in one pdf file to globalintellectualhistory-at-geschkult.fu-berlin.de:

  • Cover letter including names and contact information of two referees
  • Curriculum vitae including list of publications
  • Abstract of Ph.D. thesis (two pages)
  • Research proposal (five pages) including a brief explanation of how your project fits in the framework of the graduate school

Review of applications will begin on September 16th. Notifications will be sent in mid-October. Successful applicants will be invited to an interview, to take place in Berlin or via Skype in mid- to late November.

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