Dorothea Schlözer Postdoctoral Programme

Call for Applications

Before you proceed with making your online application, please read the information about the Dorothea Schlözer Postdoc positions at carefully and when applying, note the points to be taken into consideration.

Application Deadline is March 31st, 2020. Deadline extended, new deadline: 30 April 2020.

Please note: The Dorothea Schlözer Postdoc positions 2020 are open for applicants from the following faculties only:
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Theology
  • Faculty of Economic Sciences
  • Faculty of Law
  • Medical Center (UMG)

Postdocs of the Faculty Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Faculty of Biology and Psychology, Faculty of Chemistry, Faculty of Forest Sciences and Forest Ecology, Faculty of Geoscience and Geography, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science and Faculty of Physics can apply in 2021.

Technical advice:

The following documents are required to be uploaded:
  • Cover letter (optional)
  • Candidate’s curriculum vitae in tabular format, including a list of publications and funding (eg. scholarships, third-party funded projects etc.)
  • An exposé describing the planned work (max. 10 pages including bibliography)
  • University degree certificates (B.A. certificate, M.A. certificate or equivalent, Doctoral certificate or certification of successful disputation or scheduled date of disputation)
  • Short summary of doctoral thesis (1 page max.)
  • Two publications (article, book chapter, important public presentation)
  • A statement from the respective faculty, to employ the applicant in case she is offered a position and to provide the appropriate infrastructure
  • Two references from scientists in your field (e.g. primary reviewers of your dissertation, future cooperation partners) – to be sent directly to the program directorate by the authors
  • Short description of the current financing situation

Two references from scientists in your field (e.g. primary reviewers of your dissertation, future cooperation partners), should be sent directly to the programme coordinator Nina Härter,

    Please name the documents as follows:
    Cover Letter: Lastname-Cover.pdf
    Curriculum Vitae: Lastname-CV.pdf
    Exposé: Lastname-Expose.pdf
    University degree/doctoral certificate: Lastname-Certificate.pdf
    Summary dissertation: Lastname-DissSummary.pdf
    Publications: Lastname-publication1.pdf, Lastname-publication2.pdf
    Statement from the institution: Lastname-Institution.pdf
    Letters of reference: Lastname-reference1.pdf, Lastname-reference2.pdf

  • All uploaded documents should be in the form of a PDF file.
  • All documents – in total – may not be larger than 100 MB (please adapt your documents accordingly).
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