At the Heidelberg Center for Transcultural Studies (HCTS) of Heidelberg University, the following positions (65%) for up to 4 years are to be filled by 1 October 2023 :
12 pre-doctoral research fellows (f/m/d)
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 Heidelberg University of Jewish Studies (HfjS).
Funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), the RTG aims to reveal enmity as a processual, relational, and deeply ambivalent category. It pursues this agenda in three Research Fields that will trace the ambivalences of enmity through studies dedicated to: (1) knowledge production ( Research Field “Knowing the Enemy” ), (2) representation ( Research Field “Staging Enmity” ), and (3) physical encounters ( Research Field “Enemy Contact” ). Our research regions include Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
The RTG Ambivalent Enmity targets doctoral candidates with a background in the following disciplines: Israel Studies/Jewish Studies, Political Science, Chinese Studies, Psychology, Romance Studies/Linguistics, Modern South Asian Languages and Literatures, Global Art History, Middle Eastern Studies, Eastern European History, Global History and Medieval History. We strongly encourage international junior scholars to apply!
The positions are limited up to 4 years, starting 1 October 2023; salaries are predicated on the German public sector remuneration system (TV-L 13, 25,675 h/week, i.e. 65%).
Please submit all documents in one collated PDF file to Dr. Oliver Lamers by email ([email protected]). The application deadline is 15 April 2023.
Based on the applications received, the RTG board will select qualified applicants with an interesting profile and invite them to an interview (videoconference) in May 2023.
For details about the research design, curriculum and qualification program of the RTG Ambivalent Enmity, please visit www. ambivalentenmity.org.
Heidelberg University stands for equal opportunities and diversity. Qualified female candidates are especially invited to apply. Persons with severe disabilities will be given preference if they are equally qualified. Information on job advertisements and the collection of personal data is available at www. uni-heidelberg.de/en/job-market.