Technische Universität Berlin - Fakultät I - Zentrum für Antisemitismusforschung
2 positions - Research assistant - 0.5 working time - salary grade E13 TV-L Berliner Hochschulen
under the reserve that funds are granted
Administratively and for human resources issues, the posts come under the Technische Universität, Berlin. Academically, they are based at the Center for Research on Antisemitism there (under Professor Dr. Stefanie Schüler-Springorum), and they are physically located at the Selma Stern Centre for Jewish Studies, Berlin-Brandenburg.
Participation in the field of Jewish studies within the research focus Bearing Witness – Memorial Culture of/after the Shoah on the following topic:
The Righteous Among the Nations as a Category of Remembrance
In addition to working on their own research projects, successful candidates will be part of a junior research group led by a postdoctoral scholar, Dr. Manja Herrmann. They will be expected to play an active role in Selma Stern Center events and assist in their planning.
Possible topics might include:
The History and Functions of the Righteous Among the Nations Concept in Specific National Contexts
Transnational Connections in the History and Functions of the Righteous Among the Nations Concept
The History and Functions of the Righteous Among the Nations as a European Category of Remembrance
Gender History and the Righteous
Museum Presentations of the Righteous from a Comparative or Transnational Perspective
Successfully completed university degree (Master, Diplom or equivalent) in one of the following fields: Jewish studies, theology, history, literature or cultural studies.
Applicants must also have a very good command of German and English and, potentially, fluency in another language relevant to their project.
How to apply:
Please send your application with the reference number both a hard and an electronic copy (in one file only) with a comprehensive CV and a German or English presentation on how you would develop your research project within the Junior Research Group. This should be contained within 5-8 pages (8 pages maximum). It should detail: the research question and its objective; the current state of research around your chosen topic; any preparatory work you have undertaken; your proposed methodology; and your work plan to Selma Stern Zentrum für Jüdische Studien Berlin-Brandenburg, z. Hd. Frau Dr. Schärtl, Sophienstraße 22a, 10178 Berlin and by e-mail to email@example.com.
To ensure equal opportunities between women and men, applications by women with the required qualifications are explicitly desired. Qualified individuals with disabilities will be favored. The TU Berlin values the diversity of its members and is committed to the goals of equal opportunities.
Please send copies only. Original documents will not be returned.