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Postdoctoral Position in Jewish Languages, Literatures and Cultures in Eastern E

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    Alexis McMaster

    The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies is a joint programme by the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) Munich and the University of Regensburg funded by the German Research Foundation DFG within the Excellence Initiative.
    Research at the Graduate School is conducted in three broad interdisciplinary fields:
    Origins and Forms of Social and Political
    1.) Change
    2.) Cultural Systems
    3.) Infrastructure, Migration and Transfer of Knowledge

    Research at the Graduate School focuses particularly on interrelations and interdependencies between East and Southeast Europe and other regions of the world.
    In the context of its primary focus on East and Southeast Europe, the Graduate School draws on the following disciplines: History, Literary and Language Studies, Art History, Theatre Studies, Social Sciences, and Law. In the context of cross-regional comparisons and transfer studies the School’s expertise in Area Studies is complemented by insights from Chinese, Japanese and North American Studies.

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    1 Postdoctoral Position in Jewish Languages, Literatures and Cultures in Eastern Europe
    The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies invites applications for postdoctoral position (f/m) for research in the field of Jewish Languages, Literatures and Cultures in Eastern Europe for further qualification beginning on November 1, 2017. The full-time position (40,1 hours per week) is limited to a fixed 2 year term. The position is paid according to the German pay scale 13 TV-L.
    Job specification:
    The postdoctoral researcher will
    *contribute to the academic program of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies
    *closely cooperate with the Graduate School’s Professors (f/m) in Slavic-Jewish Studies and Slavic Studies
    *pursue a postdoctoral research project
    *teach at undergraduate and postgraduate levels
    *above average graduate degree results (Master, German Diploma, State Examination or equivalent degree) as well as an excellent PhD in history or historical anthropology
    *an innovative postdoctoral project
    *teaching experience
    *willingness to engage in interdisciplinary cooperation
    *sufficient German language skills
    *ability to work in a team
    We offer a challenging and rewarding position in an international working environment in Regensburg, a city noted for its quality of living. The possibility for acquiring further qualifications (Habilitation) exists.
    The Universität Regensburg strives to achieve an increase in the percentage of women working at the university and, accordingly, expressly invites qualified women to apply for positions. The Universität Regensburg is committed to the compatibility of family and career (for more information, please visit Severely disabled applicants are given preference in instances where applicants demonstrate an equal level of qualification. Please mention any severe disabilities, if applicable, in the application.
    For further information please contact the coordinator of the Graduate School at the Universität Regensburg, Prof. Dr. Ulf Brunnbauer (
    Applications should include: letter of motivation, curriculum vitae, relevant certifications, research proposal (max. 5 pages), list of publications and list of courses taught.
    Please, send your application no later than July 9, 2017 via email in one PDF file (maximum file size 5 MB) with the subject line “Application Graduate School” to the following address:
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