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Published on Monday, May 14, 2012 by Elsa Zotian

Summary

The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin, Max Planck Research Group (Sabine Arnaud), announces one Postdoctoral Fellowship for a scholar in legal history or history of technology.

Announcement

Presentation

The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin, Max Planck Research Group (Sabine Arnaud), announces one Postdoctoral Fellowship for a scholar in legal history or history of technology.

The position lasts for 10 renewable months, starting October 15, 2012 (with the possibility of starting earlier).

Outstanding junior scholars are invited to apply. This fellowship is awarded in conjunction with the research project, “The Writing of Deaf-Muteness and the Construction of Norms.”

Details concerning the project may be found at http://www.mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de/en/research/projects/MRGArnaud.

Candidates should hold a doctorate at the time the fellowship begins.

The fellowship is endowed with a monthly stipend between 1.900 € and 2.300 € (fellows from abroad) or between 1.468 € and 1.621 € (fellows from Germany).

Postdoctoral fellows are expected to participate in the research activities at the Institute.

The Max Planck Research Group (Sabine Arnaud) is also accepting proposals for nonfunded Visiting Fellowships from one month to a year. These positions are normally open to doctoral candidates or post-docs who have external funding. The Max Planck Research Group (Sabine Arnaud) will support a limited number of funding applications to organizations such as Fulbright, DAAD, and Humboldt-Stiftung for fellowships starting in 2013, 2014 and 2015.

The Max Planck Institute for History of Science, Berlin, offers successful candidates office space and the use of Institute facilities. Visiting Fellows are in turn expected to take part in the cultural and scientific life of the Institute, to advance their own research project, and to actively contribute to the research project, “The Writing of Deaf-Muteness and the Construction of Norms.”

The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science is an international and interdisciplinary research institute (http://www.mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de/en/index.html). Candidates of all nationalities are welcome to apply ; applications from women are especially encouraged.

The Max Planck Society is also committed to equality for individuals with disabilities and encourages them to apply. The colloquium language is English, in other words, candidates must be able to present their own work and discuss that of others in fluent English.

To submit

Candidates are requested to send the following

  • a curriculum vitae (including list of publications), copies of certificates (Ph.D.),
  • a detailed cover letter, an article or an excerpt of the dissertation (published or not, 5500 words max.),
  • and the names and addresses of two referees (preferably including email) who have already been contacted by the applicant to confirm their willingness to submit letters of presentation.

No later than June 6, 2012

Please send these materials to :

Max Planck Institute for the History of Science
Administration, Postdoc MRG Arnaud
Boltzmannstraße 22
14195 Berlin
Germany.

Electronic submission is also possible via verwaltungsleitung@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de.

For administrative questions concerning the fellowships or the Institute, please contact Claudia Paaß (paass@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de), Head of Administration, or Jochen Schneider (jsr@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de), Research Coordinator.

Places

  • Boltzmannstraße 22 (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science)
    Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany

Date(s)

  • Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Keywords

  • post-doctoral fellowship, legal history, history of technologie

Contact(s)

  • Claudia Paaß
    courriel : paass [at] mpiwg-berlin [dot] mpg [dot] de
  • Jochen Schneider
    courriel : jsr [at] mpiwg-berlin [dot] mpg [dot] de

Information source

  • Annette Schläfer
    courriel : annette [dot] schlafer [at] sorbonne-universite [dot] fr

To cite this announcement

« Postdoctoral Fellowship for a scholar in legal history or history of technology », Scholarship, prize and job offer, Calenda, Published on Monday, May 14, 2012, https://calenda.org/208513

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