Postdoctoral Fellowship in Berlin on Global Intellectual History
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 book, and they will be involved in the activities of the program.
Terms of employment
The fellowship is offered as research position on a fixed-term basis, starting on 1 September 2018 (salary group TV-L 13, 100%, limited until 30.09.2021, with additional funds for research and archival trips available)
Very good dissertation in History or an Area Studies discipline on a topic related to the research agenda of the Graduate School (PhD 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.
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 your application with the following documents (cover letter including names and contact information of two referees; curriculum vitae including list of publications, abstract of PhD thesis (two pages); research proposal (five pages) including a brief explanation of how your project fits in the framework of the Graduate School) as one PDF-file and no later than May 14th, 2018 to
Dr. Sebastian Gottschalk: email@example.com.