Research Assistants (Postdoc / Doc) (f/m/d) DFG Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) "Transformations of the Popular"
University of Siegen
Research Assistants (Postdoc (m/f/d) 100% / Doc (m/f/d) 65%)
DFG Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) 1472 „Transformations of the Popular“
The German Research Foundation (DFG) Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) 1472 „Transformations
of the Popular“ is offering as soon as possible postdoc (100%) and doctoral (65%) positions with a
background in literature studies, media studies, linguistics, history, music, education, social sciences,
art history and/or business administration.
The University of Siegen is an interdisciplinary and cosmopolitan university with currently about 18,000
students and a range of subjects from the humanities, social sciences and economics to natural,
engineering and life sciences. With over 2,000 employees, we are one of the largest employers in the
region and offer a unique environment for teaching, research and further education.
DFG Collaborative Research Centre 1472 „Transformations of the Popular“
The CRC is an interdisciplinary research network consisting of 18 projects and more than 60 scientists
from the fields of literature studies, media studies, linguistics, history, music, education, social
sciences, art history as well as theology and business administration, collaborating with national and
international cooperation partners for a period of four years. The CRC will be funded by the DFG from
January, 1st 2021. The CRC deals with interrelated, interdisciplinary research on the causes and
consequences of the epochal erosion of the culturally dominant high/low axiology in the course of the
development of quantifying methods of measuring attention and its popularisation. The CRC is divided
into three areas of research „pop“, „popularisation“ and „populisms“.
The University of Siegen is an equal opportunity employer. The call for applications is explicitly aimed
at people of all genders (m/f/d); applications from women are given preference in accordance with the
North Rhine-Westphalian Equal Opportunities Act (Landesgleichstellungsgesetz). We also welcome
applications from people with different personal, social and cultural backgrounds, people with severe
disabilities and people of equal status.