Documents to be provided

To apply for a position in the Dorothea Schlözer Postdoctoral Program, the following documents must be submitted exclusively via the online application portal (link to the portal will follow at the beginning of the application period).

  • Cover letter stating the applicants motivation for the position
  • Candidate’s curriculum vitae in tabular form, including a list of publications and funding (e.g. scholarships, third-party funded projects, etc.) as well as a transparent and detailed description of the participation in third-party funded projects
  • 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)
  • Short summary of doctoral thesis (1 page max.)
  • Two publications (article, book chapter, important public presentation)
  • A statement of a scientific cooperation partner at one of the above-mentioned Faculties to professionally promote the Postdoc and to provide the appropriate infrastructure in case of a successful application (Download form will follow in due course.)
  • A statement from the respective faculty (Deanery), to provide the required financing of the position in case of a successful application (Download form will follow in due course.)
  • A short description of the current financing situation

  • The following documents are to be submitted by the respective authors by email directly to the programme coordinator:
  • Two references from scientists in the applicants professional context (e.g. first reviewer of the dissertation, recent or future cooperation partners)