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Postdoctoral Scholarships at Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Germany, 2019

The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin is offering two postdoctoral scholarships for September 2019 intake. Candidates of all nationalities are invited to apply; applications from women are especially welcome.

The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin was established in March 1994. Its research is primarily devoted to a theoretically oriented history of science, principally of the natural sciences, but with methodological perspectives drawn from the cognitive sciences and from cultural history.

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Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Description:

  • Application Deadline: Closed
  • Course Level: Position is available for pursuing PhD programme.
  • Study Subject: Position is awarded at Max Planck Institute for the History of Science.
  • Award: The position is primarily devoted to research, with no teaching and with minor administrative duties for the Research Group. Remuneration is based on the TVöD-Bund pay scales (E13).
  • Number of Awards: Two fellowships are available.
  • Nationality: All nationalities
  • The award can be taken in Germany

Eligibility::

  • Eligible Countries: Candidates of all nationalities are invited to apply; applications from women are especially welcome.
  • Entrance Requirements: Candidates should hold a doctorate in the history of science or related field at the time the position begins (PhD awarded in 2016 or later), and be able to show evidence of scholarly excellence in the form of initial international publications. Research projects should relate to the research agenda of Department III.
  • English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Application Procedure:

How to Apply: Note that only electronic submissions will be accepted. Only successful candidates will be notified. Your application should contain:

  • Cover letter, (indicating in which project you are interested)
  • Curriculum vitae including list of publications
  • Research prospectus (maximum 750 words)
  • Sample of writing
  • Names and contact details of at least two referees.

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