Position, Doctoral fellowship in History of Science, Max Planck Institute and Freie Universität in Berlin

Ryan Dunch's picture

For full details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=53094

The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (Department I) is looking to employ a

Doctoral Candidate

to start as soon as possible (salary: 50% TVöD E13) for a period of three years.

The topic of the candidate’s dissertation should complement the research undertaken in the project “Globalization Processes of Knowledge” and in the junior research group “Asian Impacts on the Globalization of Knowledge: Marine Resources during the Cold War.”

The position will be based at both the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science and the Freie Universität in Berlin. The conferral of the doctorate is expected to take place at the Freie Universität Berlin.

The projects “Globalization Processes of Knowledge” and “Asian Impacts on the Globalization of Knowledge” seek to cooperate on a contribution to the global history of knowledge – with an approach to history that doesn’t rely on a one-sided diffusion model, but instead understands transfer processes as multilateral transformations of knowledge systems ....

All application materials (including a CV, a letter of motivation, a copy of the applicant’s MA certificate or verification that the applicant’s thesis has already been submitted, a digital copy of the applicant’s MA thesis in the form of a PDF, and proof of language abilities, if available) should be submitted online at:


by July 24, 2016.

Posting Date: 06/28/2016
Closing Date 09/24/2016