Postdoctoral Fellowship in Global Intellectual History 2018, Germany


May 14, 2018


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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Global Intellectual History 

The Graduate School invites applications for one postdoctoral fellowship.

Job description

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 to Dr. Sebastian Gottschalk:

For more information click "LINK TO ORIGINAL" below.

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Publish Date
May 02, 2018
Link To Original