Visiting Scholarships at Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin: "Artefacts, Action, and Knowledge"

The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin Department III, Artefacts, Action, and Knowledge, Director: Prof Dagmar Schäfer, seeks

  • Two Postdoctoral scholars, starting date: 01 September 2018 for three years, with employment contract;
  • Two Postdoctoral scholars, starting date: 01 September 2018 for two years, with employment contract.

The positions are in close conjunction with the research agenda of Dept. III.

Outstanding junior scholars with suitable experience in science-, technology-, economic history, STS, anthropology, regional studies or other relevant fields are invited to apply.

Candidates should hold a doctorate in the history of science or related field at the time the position begins (PhD achieved in 2015 or later), and be able to show evidence of scholarly excellence in the form of initial international publications. Research projects should relate to the research agenda of Department III.

The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science is an international and interdisciplinary research institute. Postdoctoral fellows are expected to participate in the research activities of the Institute, and to present their own work and discuss that of others fluently in English. Applications may be submitted in German, English, or French.

The position is primarily devoted to research, with no teaching and with minor administrative duties for the Research Group. Remuneration is based on the TVöD-Bund pay scales (E13).

Candidates of all nationalities are invited to apply; applications from women are especially welcome. The Max Planck Society is committed to promoting handicapped individuals and encourages them to apply.

Application date
31 Oct 2017
Date of residence
1 Sep 2018
Duration
20 months
Country
Europe Germany
Discipline
Humanities Digital Humanities History History & Philosophy of Science Literature Philosophy
Required post-doc experience: 
between 0 and 3 years
Grants available
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