Positions and Fellowships

Postdoctoral Fellows—3 years (Dept. III)

Deadline
October 31, 2017
Other Departments / Research Groups
Department III
Inquiries

For questions concerning the research project and Department III, please contact Prof. Dagmar Schäfer; for technical questions regarding the application portal, for administrative questions concerning the position and the Institute, please first contact the Department secretary.

Address

Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin

 

The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin

Department III, Artefacts, Action, and Knowledge, Director: Prof Dagmar Schäfer,

seeks

Two Postdoctoral scholars, starting date: 01 September 2018

for three years, with employment contract.

 

The positions are in close conjunction with the research agenda of Dept. III.

Outstanding junior scholars with suitable experience in science-, technology-, economic history, STS, anthropology, regional studies or other relevant fields are invited to apply.

Candidates should hold a doctorate in the history of science or related field at the time the position begins (PhD achieved in 2015 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.

The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science is an international and interdisciplinary research institute. 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.

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).

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.

Candidates are requested to submit their applications online using the following link:

https://recruitment.mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de/position/7831554

Deadline for submission:  31 October 2017 (23:59 CET)

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.

For questions concerning the research project and Department III, please contact Prof Dagmar Schäfer; 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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Postdoctoral Fellows—2 years (Dept. III)

Deadline
October 31, 2017
Other Departments / Research Groups
Department III
Inquiries

For questions concerning the research project and Department III, please contact Prof Dagmar Schäfer; for technical questions regarding the application portal, for administrative questions concerning the position and the Institute, please first contact the Department secretary.

Address

Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin

 

The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin

Department III, Artefacts, Action, and Knowledge, Director: Prof Dagmar Schäfer,

seeks

Two Postdoctoral scholars, starting date: 01 September 2018

for two years, with employment contract.

 

The positions are in close conjunction with the research agenda of Dept. III.

Outstanding junior scholars with suitable experience in science-, technology-, economic history, STS, anthropology, regional studies or other relevant fields are invited to apply.

Candidates should hold a doctorate in the history of science or related field at the time the position begins (PhD achieved in 2015 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.

The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science is an international and interdisciplinary research institute. 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.

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).

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.

Candidates are requested to submit their applications online using the following link:

https://recruitment.mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de/position/7831553

Deadline for submission:  31 October 2017 (23:59 CET)

Note that only electronic submissions will be accepted. Only successful candidates will be notified.

Your application should contain – uploaded as 1 PDF document:

  • 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.

For questions concerning the research project and Department III, please contact Prof Dagmar Schäfer; 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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Postdoctoral Fellows (Research Group A. Blum)

Deadline
November 19, 2017
Other Departments / Research Groups
Max Planck Research Group “Historical Epistemology of the Final Theory Program”
Inquiries

For questions concerning the research group, please contact Dr. Alexander Blum; for technical questions regarding the application portal, for administrative questions concerning the position and the Institute, please first contact the secretary of the executive director.

Address

Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin, Germany

The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin,

Max Planck Research Group Historical Epistemology of the Final Theory Program, headed by Dr. Alexander Blum,

is seeking

two postdoctoral scholars, starting date: 01 February 2018,

for two years, with employment contract and the possibility of extension by up to two additional years.

The positions are closely related to the research agenda of the group. The research group will pursue interdisciplinary research at the intersection of history of science and physics.

We are seeking one outstanding junior scholar with a background in physics (or philosophy of physics) and one outstanding junior scholar with a background in history of science (or philosophy of science).

At the time the position begins, candidates should hold a doctorate in the field relevant to position they are applying for (PhD achieved in 2015 or later).

The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science is an international and interdisciplinary research institute. 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 or English.

The positions are primarily devoted to research, with no teaching obligations. Remuneration is based on the TVöD-Bund pay scales (E13).

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.

Candidates are requested to submit their applications online using the following link:

https://recruitment.mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de/position/7831555

Deadline for submission:  19 November 2017 (23:59 CET)

Note that only electronic submissions will be accepted.

Your application should contain:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae including list of publications
  • research prospectus (850 words maximum, establishing a connection with the program of the research group)
  • sample of writing
  • names and contact details of at least two referees.

For questions concerning the research group, please contact Dr. Alexander Blum; for technical questions regarding the application portal, for administrative questions concerning the position and the Institute, please first contact the secretary of the executive director.

Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin, Germany

 

 

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