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
  • Two references from scientists in your field (e.g. primary reviewers of your dissertation, future cooperation partners) – to be sent directly to the program directorate by the authors
  • Short description of the current financing situation


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)