Research Associate / Postdoc - School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Dresden, Sachsen (DE)
29 Nov 2019
End of advertisement period
06 Jan 2020
Academic Discipline
Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

At TU Dresden, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, the GenderConceptGroup offers, subject to resources being available, a project position as

Research Associate / Postdoc

(Subject to personal qualification employees are remunerated according to salary group E 13 TV-L)

as part of the research project Digital Gender, starting 01.02.2020, limited until 31.01.2022. The period of employment is governed by the Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz - WissZeitVG).

Tasks: Completion of a research project on fictional representations of the digitisation process from a cultural, literary and/or media studies and gender theoretical perspective; conception, organisation and realisation of scientific events; participation in the development of advanced training modules and teaching material on gender and digitisation as well as in projects and publications of the GenderConceptGroup within the framework of the research project Digital Gender.

Requirements: very good university degree (MA or equivalent) and qualified PhD / doctoral degree in gender studies or in cultural studies, literature and/or media studies (preferably comparative literature, English/American studies, German studies, Romance studies) with a focus on gender; interest in technology research (human-machine interaction, digitisation) and cultural theory; very good knowledge of German and English; commitment and ability to work in a team. Experience in the conception and organisation of scientific events and the acquisition of third-party funding is desired.

Applications from women are particularly welcome. The same applies to people with disabilities.

Please submit your comprehensive application including the usual documents (letter of motivation, CV, copies of certificates, list of publications and further evidence of relevant qualifications, if applicable) by 06.01.2020 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies) preferably via the TU Dresden SecureMail Portal by sending it as a single pdf-document to or by mail to TU Dresden, Bereich Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften, Philosophische Fakultät, Dekanin, Frau Prof. Dr. Susanne Schötz, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden. Please submit copies only as your application will not be returned to you. Expenses incurred in attending interviews cannot be reimbursed.

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