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Postdoctoral Fellow (f/m/d) Department III - Artifacts, Action, and Knowledge
Published(30 days ago)
Deadline for applications(22 days left)
Max Planck Institute for the History of ScienceBerlin
The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin
Department III, Artifacts, Action, and Knowledge, Director: Prof. Dagmar Schäfer,
2 Postdoctoral Fellows (m/f/d),
starting date: 01 September 2020
Outstanding junior scholars with a suitable experience in the history of science and
technology holding a PhD in a historical field, STS, anthropology, regional studies or
other relevant fields are invited to apply. Degree should be in hand by commencement
of employment but not earlier than 2017.
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.
The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science is an international and interdisciplinary
research institute (https://www.mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de/en). 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.
Candidates are requested to submit their applications online using the following link:
Deadline for submission: 6 January 2020 (23:59 CET)
Please note that only complete electronic submissions uploaded to this link will be
accepted. Applications sent via email will not be accepted.
Your application should contain:
Cover letter (in which candidate indicates interest in Departmental project(s))
Curriculum vitae, including list of publications
Research prospectus (maximum 750 words)
Names and contact details of at least two referees.
Only successful candidates will be notified.
For questions concerning the research project and Department III, please contact
Prof. Dagmar Schäfer (firstname.lastname@example.org); for technical questions
regarding the application portal, for administrative questions concerning the position
and the Institute, please first contact the Department secretary
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin,
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