Postdoc fellowship Program at GSGIH 1627 views

Postdoctoral fellowships by the Graduate School Global Intellectual History: The school invites applications for postdoctoral fellowship.

Key responsibilities / Subject areas:

1.    Successful candidates will pursue a research project in global intellectual history (18th to 20th century);

2.    Will work on the transition of a manuscript into book,

3.    Will be involved in the activities of the program.

Type of employment

The fellowship is offered as research position on a fixed-term basis for 3 years starting on April 1, 2017.

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

Qualifications / Requirements

  1. Very good dissertation in History or an Area Studies discipline on a topic related to the research agenda of the graduate school
  2. PhD degree (received within the last 5 years)
  3. Good knowledge of English and the languages relevant to the research proposal


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

Application Procedure: These are the required documents –

  1. Cover letter including names & contact information of two referees
  2. CV including list of publications
  3. Abstract of PhD thesis (two pages)
  4. Research proposal (5 pages) including a brief explanation of how your project fits in the framework of the graduate school

Please send the aforesaid documents in a single pdf file to


  1. Review of applications will begin on 16th Sept.
  2. Notifications will be sent in mid-October.
  3. Successful applicants will be invited for an interview, to take place in Berlin or via Skype in mid- to late November.
——Quick Overview———
Organization Graduate School Global Intellectual History
Level Postdoc
Country Germany
Subject areas History
Fellowship As per regulations
Eligibility Phd

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