Research Fellow in Language, Literature and Humanities
Humboldt University of Berlin - Department of English and American Studies

Research Fellow with 65 % part-time-employment - E 13 TV-L HU (third party funding, short term for 3 years)

Identification number 15217

Category(s) Scientific staff

Number of posts


Faculty of Language, Literature and Humanities, Department of English and American Studies

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Job description:

Scientific Research Services within the research project “Liminal Whiteness: Rednecks, Hillbillies and Crackers in American Culture", funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG); organization of project-related workshops, conferences and publications; research on an independent project with the aim of obtaining a PhD in the field of American literature and culture since the 1960s, with a focus on Southern Studies and Critical Whiteness Studies


Masters degree or equivalent in American Studies; experience with organizing workshops and conferences

Application to

Please send your application (including cover letter, CV, certificates, summary of M.A. thesis (max. 2 pages), a brief proposal that describes your intended doctoral project (max. 3 pages)), and quoting the reference number DR/160/19, to Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Linguistics and Literary Studies Faculty – Department of English and American Studies, Prof. Dr. Evangelia Kindinger, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin, Germany or preferably in electronic form as one PDF-file to

HU is seeking to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching, and specifically encourages qualified female scholars to apply. Severely disabled applicants with equivalent qualifications will be given preferential consideration. People with an immigration background are specifically encouraged to apply. Since we will not return your documents, please submit copies in the application only.

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