Postdoctoral position in Slavic philology (literary studies)

14.08.2014 (12:50)

The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies

invites applications for a

postdoctoral position in Slavic philology (literary studies).

This is a full time post, fixed term for 2.5 years. Candidates should be able to begin as soon as possible. The position is remunerated according to TV-L salary scale E13.

The application deadline is 28 September 2014.

The Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München is one of the largest and most prestigious universities in Germany. The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies is organized jointly by the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität and the Universität Regensburg. The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies is funded by Germany’s Excellence Initiative operating from 2012 until October 2017.

Research at the Graduate School is conducted in three broad, interdisciplinary fields:

- Social and political change
- Cultural order
- Infrastructure, migration and transfers of knowledge

The Graduate School works particularly on to the relationship of eastern and south-eastern Europe with other parts of the globe.

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The postdoctoral position is attached to Slavic philology (literary studies). It includes contributing to the Graduate School’s academic program as well as a teaching obligation of two semester hours per week.


- university MA/Diploma
- excellent relevant PhD
- research experience on East and Southeastern Europe
- development of an innovative postdoctoral project
- willingness to participate in interdisciplinary work
- ability to work in a team

We offer a challenging and varied position in an international working environment in Munich as well as the possibility of gaining further qualification (Habilitation).

The Graduate School is committed to equal opportunities and to the compatibility of family and career. We actively encourage applications from women and from candidates with  disabilities.

The application deadline is 28 September 2014. Applications should include: letter of motivation, curriculum vitae, research proposal (max. 5 pages), list of publications, list of courses taught.

Applications should be sent as a PDF file (maximum file size 5 MB) by email with  “Application Graduate School” in the subject line to the following address:

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