Postdoctoral Fellowship for Up to Two Years

Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin

Job Type: Postdoc

Application Deadline: October 30, 2014

The fellowships will be awarded in conjunction with the agenda of Dept. III and the current research project on Histories of Planning (

Outstanding junior scholars with an interest of using the concept of planning to enhance the methodological apparatus of the History of Science and Technology and suitable experience especially in history of archaeology in addition with technology, economic history, STS, anthropology, regional studies or other relevant fields are invited to apply. The fellowship will begin September 1, 2015.

Candidates should have a doctorate in hand at the time the fellowship begins; the Ph.D. degree should have been awarded in 2013 or later. Postdoctoral 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. Applications may be submitted in German, English, Chinese or French.

Fellowships are endowed with a monthly stipend between 2,100 € and 2,500 € (fellows from abroad) or between 1,468 € and 1,621 €, or E14 public pay scale (fellows from Germany). Candidates of all nationalities are invited to apply; applications from women are especially welcome. The Max Planck Society is committed to promoting handicapped individuals and encourages them to apply.

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Posted: October 09, 2014