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Research fellow with 2/3 part-time-employment, 3 years E 13 TV-L HU

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Research fellow
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Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - Department of Cultural History and Theory

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Job description
  • Scientific services in research and teaching of the history of Gestaltung at the Department of Cultural History and Theory;
  • conception and development of international research projects bridging humanities, design theory and practice, natural sciences and engineering;
  • organization and execution of workshops, conferences and exhibitions;
  • application for third-party funding and grants; enhancement of scientific profile and achievement; tasks for own scientific qualification


  • Completed academic university degree in Cultural History and Theory or closely related subjects; PhD beneficial;
  • experience in design, and/or craft practice and/or theory;
  • excellent German and English language skills (preferably native speaker competence);
  • good French language skills (spoken and written);
  • preferably further research in: History and Theory of Design/Craft/Industry, Technics (Arts, Crafts, Design, Engineering), Natural Sciences (Biology, Live Engineering, Ethnology), History and Theory of Science and Technology;
  • strong interest in interdisciplinary research; high motivation and independence, capacity for teamwork and communication skills 

Please send your application incl. CV (in English), cover letter (in English), portfolio (optional), and quoting the reference number AN/264/18 to Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Exzellenzcluster Bild Wissen Gestaltung, Prof. Dr. Patricia Ribault, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin or via e-mail exclusively in the form of a PDF-document to


HU is seeking to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching, and specifically encourages qualified female scholars to apply. Severely disabled applicants with equivalent qualifications will be given preferential consideration. People with an immigration background are specifically encouraged to apply. Since we will not return your documents, please submit copies in the application only.


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