CfA: PhD and Postdoctoral Positions, Heidelberg University

Iryna Skubii Discussion




“Ambivalent Enmity” aspires to contribute to a theory-guided understanding of the dynamics and ambivalences of enmity through empirical case studies situated in and between Europe, Asia, and the Middle East from the Middle Ages to the present.


At the Heidelberg Center for Transcultural Studies (HCTS) of Heidelberg University, the following positions are to be filled by 1 October 2023:

  • 12 pre-doctoral research fellows (f/m/d), 65% employment, for up to 4 years
  •  2 postdoctoral research fellows (f/m/d), full time employment, for up to 5 years 

The place of employment is Heidelberg, in the interdisciplinary Research Training Group (RTG) entitled “Ambivalent Enmity: Dynamics of Antagonism in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East” – a collaboration between Heidelberg University and the Heidelberg University of Jewish Studies (HfjS).

The application deadline is April 15, 2023. 

For further details and instructions on how to apply here, click below.

For Pre-Doctoral Research Fellows (pdf)

For Postdoctoral Research Fellows (pdf)