Universität Hamburg invites applications for 3 Research Associates
13. February 2018

Faculty/Departement: Humanities/
Seminar/Institute: European Ethnology/Cultural Anthropology

Universität Hamburg invites applications for 3 Research Associates in accordance with Section 28 subsection 3 of the Hamburg Higher Education Act (Hamburgisches Hochschulgesetz, HmbHG). The position commences on Oct. 1st 2018 .

It is remunerated at the salary level of the Horizon 2020 MSCA ITN lump sum for early stage re- searchers and calls for 100 % of standard work hours per week*.

The fixed-term nature of this contract is based upon Section 2 of the Academic Fixed-Term La- bor Contract Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz, WissZeitVG). The term is fixed for a period of 3 years.

The University aims to increase the number of women in research and teaching and explicitly encourages qualified women to apply. Equally qualified female applicants will receive preference in accordance with the Hamburg Equality Act (Hamburgisches Gleichstellungsgesetz, HmbGleiG).


Duties primarily include research for the individual PhD project in the framework of the Hori- zon 2020 Innovative Training Network Participatory Memory Practices. Concepts, strategies, and media infrastructures for envisioning socially inclusive potential futures of European Socie- ties through culture (POEM), participation in the PhD training programme, and the dissemina- tion activities of the POEM research outcome. The following PhD projects are advertised (fur- ther information see on https://www.poem.uni-hamburg.de).

1. PhD 10 Memory modalities in diverse types of memory institutions
2. PhD 11 Modalities of personal memory work
3. PhD 13, Internet ecologies of open knowledge as future memory modalities


A university degree in a relevant field. Excellent theoretical competences and research skills, willingness to travel and for doing a secondment in a third country, an inter- and transdiscipli- nary research orientation, basic IT knowledge. For detailed information on the projects and the EU eligibility criteria see https://www.poem.uni-hamburg.de

Severely disabled applicants will receive preference over equally qualified non-disabled applicants.

For further information, please contact samantha.lutz@uni-hamburg.de or consult our website at https://www.poem.uni-hamburg.de/.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and copies of degree certificate(s). The application deadline is March 15th 2018. Please send applications to: https://www.poem.uni-hamburg.de/.

* Full-time positions currently comprise 39 hours per week.