Offer 379 out of 554 from 08/09/22, 12:56


Hum­boldt-Uni­ver­si­tät zu Ber­lin - Faculty of Language, Literature and Humanities - Department of German Literature DFG-supported Research Training Group 2190 - The Literary and Epistemic History of Small Forms

12 Research fellows (f/m/d)

with part-time employment (65 %) - E 13 TV-L HU (third party funding, limited to 3 years)

Working field:

  • work on an independent research project (dissertation)
  • active participation in the research and study program of the college
  • regular presentation of interim doctoral research results


  • early career researcher with Master, Master of Education, Staatsexamen or similiar from the fields of literature, history, cultural and media studies who has completed the MA with outstanding accomplishment
  • research project that addresses the key topics of our research program in the second funding period (i.e. co-evolutions between small forms and media formats, transitions between small forms in prose and verse, small forms as actors within collectives, small forms as global/postcolonial travelers); further information about the group’s research program and a job description for the doctoral position are available at:
  • willingness to work in a team
  • applications from abroad are particularly encouraged, we welcome German and English speaking candidates

How to apply:

Applications should include the following materials:
  • Cover letter/statement of motivation (1-2 pages)
  • Outline of the research project (maximum 10 pages, timeline included)
  • Writing sample (excerpt from the MA thesis, 15-20 pages)
  • Tabular curriculum vitae and list of publications
  • Copies of degrees and/or transcripts providing reference of your academic qualification (undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate certificates and, if applicable, further postdoctoral qualifications)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Applicants who are not native speakers of German or English will need to provide language certificates for German (C1 / DSH 2 / ZOP / TestDaF 4 / DSD II) or English (B2 / IELTS 5.0 / TOEFL 500-170-80 / Cambridge Examination CEA / 7 years English instruction on a German school)

Please submit your application with the key word DR/127/22 within 6 weeks to Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Sprach- und literaturwissenschaftliche Fakultät - Institut für deutsche Literatur, Frau Prof. Dr. Ethel Matala de Mazza, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin or preferably in electronic form as a single PDF (max 3 MB) by email to

To ensure equality, applications from qualified women are particularly welcome. Disabled persons are given preference in the case of equal suitability. Applications from people with a migration background are expressly welcome. As we do not return your documents, we ask you to enclose only copies with your application.

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