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Max-Planck-Insti­tut für Wis­sen­schafts­ge­schichte - Lise Meit­ner Research Group “China in the Global Sys­tem of Sci­ence”

Das MPIWG ist eines von mehr als 80 Insti­tu­ten der Max Planck Gesell­schaft e.V. und eines der füh­ren­den For­schungs­zen­tren für die Wis­sen­schafts­ge­schichte.

Pre­doc­toral Fel­low (RG Ahlers)

Work­ing field:

The Max Planck Insti­tute for the His­tory of Sci­ence, Ber­lin, Lise Meit­ner Research Group “China in the Global Sys­tem of Sci­ence” (led by Dr. Anna Lisa Ahlers), seeks

1 Pre­doc­toral Fel­low

Earli­est start­ing date: 01 May 2020 for three years with the option of exten­sion, with a 65% employ­ment con­tract. Remu­ner­a­tion is based on the TVöD-Bund pay scales (E13, 65%).

The Max Planck Insti­tute for the His­tory of Sci­ence is an inter­na­tional and inter­dis­cip­lin­ary research insti­tute (https://www.mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de/en). Pre­doc­toral fel­lows are expec­ted to par­ti­cip­ate in the research activ­it­ies of the Insti­tute, and to present their own work and dis­cuss that of oth­ers flu­ently in Eng­lish.

Require­ments:

Out­stand­ing gradu­ates hold­ing a Mas­ter degree, or equi­val­ent, in sino­logy/Chinese stud­ies, soci­ology, polit­ical sci­ence, his­tory of sci­ence, anthro­po­logy, or other rel­ev­ant fields are invited to apply. Degree should be in hand by com­mence­ment of employ­ment. Chinese lan­guage pro­fi­ciency is required; field­work exper­i­ence is an advant­age.

What we of­fer:

The Max Planck Insti­tute for the His­tory of Sci­ence is an inter­na­tional and inter­dis­cip­lin­ary research insti­tute (https://www.mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de/en).
Remu­ner­a­tion is based on the TVöD-Bund pay scales (E13, 65%).

How to ap­ply:

As part of their applic­a­tion, can­did­ates should sub­mit a research pro­spectus in which they out­line their planned con­tri­bu­tion to one of the fol­low­ing core areas of the research group (please also see the pro­ject’s homepage https://www.mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de/research/departments/lise-meitner-research-group ):

A. Chinese per­spect­ives on the status of sci­ence in soci­ety, esp. the autonomy of sci­ence vs. its polit­ical steer­ing; polit­ical regime and non-polit­ical social struc­tures as envir­on­mental factors for sci­ence
B. Struc­tures, act­ors, dimen­sions, and norms of China’s con­tem­por­ary sci­ence policy
C. Steer­ing vs. agency of sci­entific com­munit­ies, net­works and indi­vidu­als in China and in inter­na­tional col­lab­or­a­tion
D. Inter­ac­tions of sci­entific stand­ards and prac­tices with soci­etal val­ues and eth­ical prin­ciples in China and bey­ond

Can­did­ates of all nation­al­it­ies are invited to apply; applic­a­tions from women are espe­cially wel­come. The Max Planck Soci­ety is com­mit­ted to pro­mot­ing people with dis­ab­il­it­ies and encour­ages them to apply.

Applic­a­tions may be sub­mit­ted in Eng­lish or Ger­man.

Can­did­ates are reques­ted to sub­mit their applic­a­tions online using the fol­low­ing link:

https://recruitment.mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de/position/15269891

Deadline for sub­mis­sion: Feb­ru­ary 28, 2020 (23:59 CET)

Please note that only com­plete elec­tronic sub­mis­sions uploaded to this link will be accep­ted. Applic­a­tions sent via email will not be accep­ted.

Your applic­a­tion should con­tain (as sep­ar­ate PDF files):
  • Cover let­ter (in which can­did­ates indic­ate interest in the research group)
  • Cur­riculum vitae, includ­ing –if avail­able– list of pub­lic­a­tions
  • Research pro­spectus (max­imum 1.000 words)
  • Writ­ing sample
  • Names and con­tact details of at least two ref­er­ees (to fill in sep­ar­ately in the job portal).

Only suc­cess­ful can­did­ates will be noti­fied.

For ques­tions con­cern­ing the research pro­ject, please con­tact Dr. Anna Lisa Ahlers (alahlers@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de).