Deadline: January 8, 2022
The Herder Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe in
Marburg deals with the history and culture of East Central Europe.
Using its extensive collections as a basis, the institute carries out
its own research, including projects in the area of history,
collection-based projects related to cultural science, and others
aimed at the development and implementation of multimedia information
Within the SFB/TRR 138 framework “Dynamics of Security”, in which the
Herder Institute is working together with the Justus Liebig University
in Giessen and the Philipps University in Marburg, we are looking for a
Research Associate (E 13 TV-H, 65%)
by the end of 2025
to join our team of the sub-project A 06 “Securitization and
Discourses on the Rights of Minorities in Central Europe during the in
19th and 20th century” as soon as possible.
The applicant will be working on a subproject on multilingualism in
the industrial city Drohobycz (today in Western Ukraine) in the 19th
The Research Associate should hold an MA in history, ideally in
Eastern European Studies. Furthermore, the requirements include a
monograph within the project period (to be completed by the end of
2025), taking part in related longer research trips as well as
regularly and actively participating in SFB events. A good knowledge
of Polish, Yiddish, and Ukrainian is necessary for source and
literature study. The working languages will be German and English.
Further information on the subproject can found under:
please direct any questions related to the subproject to PD Dr. Heidi
Hein-Kircher (email@example.com), who will be more
than happy to assist.
Please send applications and relevant documents in one pdf to Ms.
Gisela Geier (firstname.lastname@example.org, ref. number SFB2022A06 )
by 8 January 2022. The interviews are expected to be conducted
virtually during the 4th calendar week.
The Herder Institute strives to ensure gender equality in all
professional areas. Therefore, we strongly encourage qualiﬁed women to
apply for positions. Severely disabled applicants of equal suitability
will also be given priority. The Herder Institute supports dual
careers through collaboration with the Philipps University in Marburg.
The Herder Institute also considers itself a family-oriented
organization. Applicants with children are warmly welcomed. We offer
at short notice, for example, a parent-child room as well as ﬂexible
working hours and agreements on location-flexible working. To avoid
discrimination, please refrain from taking application photos.