For 2023, the Friedrich Schlegel Graduate School of Literary Studies (FSGS) and the Cluster of Excellence 2020 "Temporal Communities: Doing Literature in a Global Perspective" (EXC TC) offer the following positions and grants:
• up to 3 project grants at the FSGS for the duration of 9 months
• up to 5 PhD positions for the duration of 3 to 4 years for graduate students working on their PhD-thesis at the FSGS
• 3 positions as research associate (E13 TV-L FU, 50%, 3 years) at the EXC TC/
FSGS as a member of the following projects:
o Rest of Cast: Film Credits as Spatiotemporally Dynamic Assembles (project lead: Prof. Dr. Sabine Nessel) | EXCTC DOC RA2_RestOfCast 2023_EN
o Magical Realisms and Speculative Literature (project lead: Prof. Dr. Beatrice Gründler) | EXCTC DOC RA3_MagReal 2023_EN
o Observatory of World Literature (project lead: Prof. Dr. Frank Fischer) | EXCTC EXCTC DOC RA5_DigObs 2023_EN
• 2 positions as research associate (E13 TV-L FU, 50%, 3 years) at the EXC TC/ FSGS or GSNAS in the context of one of the Research Areas 1-5 („individual project") | EXCTC DOC RA0 2023_EN
Applicants for a position as a research associate at the Cluster of Excellence 2020 “Temporal Communities: Doing Literature in a Global Perspective” (EXC TC) in combination with a PhD position at FSGS must:
- hold a master’s degree from a program with a focus on literary studies, cultural studies, or art history (diploma has to be submitted at the latest by September 1 of the funding year);
- have very good knowledge of German and English;
- in case of an application with an individual project within the context of one of the EXC TC Research Areas), provide an exposé which outlines the research project (abstract, hypothesis, state of existing research, theories and methods, preliminary work, bibliography) that establishes the project as innovative, original, and theoretically sound (max. 10 pages, in German or English). The exposé should put special emphasis on demonstrating how the project will contribute to the cluster's research agenda and how it fits with the chosen research area;
- in case of an application in the context of an EXC TC project, upload a short draft of a dissertation proposal that relates to the selected cluster project in terms of methodology and content;
- identify a suitable first supervisor from the ranks of Principal Investigators of the Cluster of Excellence Temporal Communities (contacting the potential supervisor in advance is not necessary);
- be prepared to enter a structured PhD program and to participate in an extended interdisciplinary research project.
The detailed and legally binding calls for application can be found on the website for Job Offers at Freie Universität Berlin (12. September 2022).
Applications must be submitted via the application platform of the Dahlem Research School. Applications submitted via mail, e-mail or in any other form will not be accepted.
The application deadline ends on 13 November 2022 at 23:59 CET.
Further information and details about the online application: https://www.geisteswissenschaften.fu-berlin.de/en/friedrichschlegel/foerderung
JOB: 3 grants, 5 PhD, 5 research associate positions, Berlin. In: ArtHist.net, Sep 19, 2022 (accessed Sep 25, 2022), <https://arthist.net/archive/37429>.