Documentation to be provided

For an application for the Dorothea Schlözer postdoc positions you need to provide the following documents via the online application portal:

  • 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 presentations)
  • A statement from the institution where the work is to be conducted, to employ the applicant in case she receives this position and to provide the appropriate infrastructure


The following documents should be sent directly to the program directorate by the authors:

  • Two references from scientists in your field (e.g. primary reviewers of your dissertation, future cooperation partners)