Trier University, Department of History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
The DFG Leibniz Research Group „The Contemporary History of Historiography” (Trier University) invites applications for a postdoc position to be filled at the earliest possible date. We offer a fixed-term contract (TVL 13 100%) until August 31, 2020.
The research group seeks to develop an international perspective on the impact of globalization and the social and political changes since the 1970s on the making of professional history. It systematically looks for comparative perspectives and investigates processes of transfer and translation (find the detailed research program here: http://leibniz-forschergruppen.uni-trier.de/de/content/dfg-leibniz-research-group-contemporary-history).
The successful candidate will be expected
- to carry out his/her own research project in the context of the research group’s program independently, leading to a book publication;
- to participate in the research group`s joint research (theoretical framework, general issues and comparative perspectives) in the form of internal meetings, workshops and conferences with cooperating researchers or research groups;
- to (co-)edit publications of ongoing work results (conference proceedings/collection of essays)
Qualifications: Applicants should have a PhD-degree (or equivalent) in History. Very good proficiency in English and/or German.
We welcome applications from researchers of all nationalities. The University of Trier strives to increase the share of women in research and strongly encourages women to apply. The University of Trier is a certified family-friendly employer. Applicants with disabilities who are equally qualified will be favoured.
To Apply: Applications must include a curriculum vitae, an outline of the applicant’s research project (max. 4 pages), two recommendation letters (sent separately via e-mail) and are accepted only via e-mail to: email@example.com
Application deadline is February 15, 2016.
|Primary Category:||Contemporary History