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TitelPostdoctoral Fellowship - Max Planck Institute for the History of Science
BeschreibungThe Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin, Max Planck Research Group (Sabine Arnaud), announces one

Postdoctoral Fellowship for a scholar in classics with a specialization in Early Modern Latin.

The position lasts for one renewable year, starting September 1, 2012 (with the possibility of starting during the summer). Outstanding junior scholars are invited to apply.

This fellowship is awarded in conjunction with the research project, “The Writing of Deaf- Muteness and the Construction of Norms.” Details concerning the project may be found at Candidates should hold a doctorate at the time the fellowship begins.

The fellowship is endowed with a monthly stipend between 1.900 € and 2.300 € (fellows from abroad) or between 1.468 € and 1.621 € (fellows from Germany). Postdoctoral fellows are expected to participate in the research activities at the Institute.

The Max Planck Research Group (Sabine Arnaud) is also accepting proposals for non- funded Visiting Fellowships from one month to a year. These positions are normally open to doctoral candidates or post-docs who have external funding. The Max Planck Research Group (Sabine Arnaud) will support a limited number of funding
applications to organizations such as Fulbright, DAAD, and Humboldt-Stiftung for fellowships starting in 2012, 2013, and 2014.

The Max Planck Institute for History of Science, Berlin, offers successful candidates office space and the use of Institute facilities. Visiting Fellows are in turn expected to take part in the cultural and scientific life of the Institute, to advance their own research project, and to actively contribute to the research project, “The Writing of Deaf-Muteness and the Construction of Norms.”

The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science is an international and interdisciplinary research institute ( Candidates of all nationalities are welcome to apply; applications from women are especially encouraged. The Max Planck Society is also committed to equality for individuals with disabilities and encourages them to apply. The colloquium language is English—in other words, candidates must be able to present their own work and discuss that of others in fluent English.

Candidates are requested to send the following no later than
April 24, 2011:
a curriculum vitae (including list of publications), copies of certificates (Ph.D.), a detailed cover letter, a translation sample from a Latin text written between the 14th and the 18th centuries (published or not), and the names and addresses of two referees (preferably including email) who have already been contacted by the applicant to confirm their willingness to submit letters of presentation.

Please send these materials to:
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science Administration, Postdoc MRG Arnaud, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin, Germany.

Electronic submission is also possible via For administrative questions concerning the fellowships or the Institute, please
contact Claudia Paaß (, Head of Administration, or
Jochen Schneider (, Research Coordinator.

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PersonName: Arnaud, Sabine, Dr. 
Funktion: Research Group Director 
KontaktdatenName/Institution: Max Planck Institute for the History of Science 
Strasse/Postfach: Boltzmannstraße 22 
Postleitzahl: 14195 
Stadt: Berlin 
Telefon: +49 (0)30 226 67-0 
SchlüsselbegriffeHistorische Semantik (Wissensgeschichte, Mentalitätsgeschichte, Ideengeschichte); Komparatistik (Kulturvergleich, Interkulturelle Literaturwissenschaft); Literatur 1300 - 1500; Literatur 1500 - 1580; Literatur 1580 - 1700
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