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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Six postdoctoral positions in humanities and social sciences, Tuebingen, GERMANY

Postdoc Positions in the Humanities and Social Sciences at the University 
of Tbingen

The University of Tbingen is one of Germanys top-level research 
universities, with a broad spectrum of subjects based on long tradition. 
With its ambitious institutional strategy the University has been 
successful in the governments Excellence Initiative.

In order to support young researchers in achieving independence at an 
early stage of their scientific careers, the university offers up to

six positions for Postdocs

for young scientists with a highly promising track record. Candidates with 
an excellent doctorate and postdoctoral experience of two to four years 
will be enabled to lead a cutting-edge project in one of the Universitys 
core research areas in the Social Sciences or Humanities. Interest in 
collaboration with University research groups is essential.

The University of Tbingen actively seeks to foster career opportunities 
for female researchers and therefore strongly encourages qualified women 
to apply.

Submission deadline is 15.1.2013.

The position is limited to a period of three years. If the Postdoc 
succeeds in obtaining third party funding, an extension is possible. 
Funding for running costs will be available. The Postdoc will have the 
opportunity to contribute to teaching and research oriented training 
within the University of Tbingen. Salaries are in accordance with the 
German public service salary scale (E 14 TV-L, 100%). Residency in 
Tbingen is expected.

According to German law, disabled persons with equal occupational aptitude 
will be given preferred consideration.

Applicants should submit: a statement of research achievements and future 
directions with special emphasis on collaboration with groups at the 
University (not to exceed 3 pages), curriculum vitae, pdf files of up to 5 
key publications as well as two letters of recommendation and the names 
and addresses of at least three referees. All documents should be 
submitted electronically to Dr. Andrea Schaub,
For further information on the University of Tbingen see: