The Herder Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe in Marburg deals with the history and culture of East Central Europe. Using its extensive collections as a basis, the institute carries out its own research, including projects in the area of history, collection-based projects related to cultural science, and others aimed at the development and implementation of multimedia information portals.
Within the SFB/TRR 138 framework “Dynamics of Security”, in which the Herder Institute is working together with the Justus Liebig University in Giessen and the Philipps University in Marburg, we are looking for a
Research Associate (E 13 TV-H, 65%)
by the end of 2025
to join our team of the sub-project A 06 “Securitization and Discourses on the Rights of Minorities in Central Europe during the in 19th and 20th century” as soon as possible.
The applicant will be working on a subproject on multilingualism in the industrial city Drohobycz (today in Western Ukraine) in the 19th century.
The Research Associate should hold an MA in history, ideally in Eastern European Studies. Furthermore, the requirements include a monograph within the project period (to be completed by the end of 2025), taking part in related longer research trips as well as regularly and actively participating in SFB events. A good knowledge of Polish, Yiddish, and Ukrainian is necessary for source and literature study. The working languages will be German and English.
Further information on the subproject can found under: https://www.herder-institut.de/projekte/dynamiken-der-sicherheit/ and please direct any questions related to the subproject to PD Dr. Heidi Hein-Kircher (email@example.com), who will be more than happy to assist.
Please send applications and relevant documents in one pdf to Ms. Gisela Geier (firstname.lastname@example.org, ref. number SFB2022A06) by 8 January 2022. The interviews are expected to be conducted virtually during the 4th calendar week.
The Herder Institute strives to ensure gender equality in all professional areas. Therefore, we strongly encourage qualiﬁed women to apply for positions. Severely disabled applicants of equal suitability will also be given priority. The Herder Institute supports dual careers through collaboration with the Philipps University in Marburg. The Herder Institute also considers itself a family-oriented organization. Applicants with children are warmly welcomed. We offer at short notice, for example, a parent-child room as well as ﬂexible working hours and agreements on location-flexible working.
To avoid discrimination, please refrain from taking application photos.
>> download the complete job offer (pdf)