Job Ad: Research Associate - Herder Institue for Historical Research on East Central Europe
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 portals. 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, the Herder Institue is looking for a
Research Associate (E 13 TV-H, 65%)
to join their 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, until the end of 2025.
The applicant will be working on a subproject on multilingualism in the industrial city Drohobycz (today in Western Ukraine) in the 19th century.
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.