Category Jobs/Fellowships

Job opportunities: Buchwissenschaft, Erlangen-Nürnberg (1 PhD Position, 36 months, TV-L E13, 50%; 1 PhD Position, 12 months, TV-L E13, 50%)

Our network member Jun.-Prof. Dr. Daniel Bellingradt is currently advertising two positions at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg: Akademische/r Mitarbeiter/in (50 % E13 TV-L, Promotionsstelle): “Material City” Hamburg in der Frühen Neuzeit, Dauer: 3 Jahre  Akademische/r Mitarbeiter/in (50 % E13 TV-L, Promotionsstelle), Dauer: 1 Jahr Please direct any inquiries to Prof. Bellingradt directly: daniel.bellingradt[at]  

Job opportunity: Associate Professor (W2 salary scale) for “Book Studies,” WWU Münster

The English Department of the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany is looking for a full (W2) professor (tenured) in Anglophone Book Studies. The deadline for applications is 14 September 2018. For more information, please find the (German) job posting in the following link.

Job opening: W2 professorship “Buchwissenschaft” (engl. “Book Studies”), JGU Mainz

The Gutenberg Institute for World Literature and Written Media / Book Studies at Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz is looking to hire a full, tenured (W2) Professor. More information can be downloaded here. The deadline for applications is August 23, 2018.

Job Opening: 1 Wiss. Mitarb. “Digitale Geschichtswissenschaften” (ÖAW, Wien)

The Austrian Academy of Science (Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften)”, the largest institution of fundamental research outside of universities in Austria, has a position to fill in „Digital History“. The position is located at the „Institut für Neuzeit- und Zeitgeschichtsforschung (INZ)“, which has a focus on modern history, especially in the field of historical editions and […]


There will be 6 PhD Student Positions available at the DFG-Research Training Group “Globalization and Literature. Representations, Transformations, Interventions” established at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (Germany), starting October 1, 2016. More information (in English), requirements and the application platform can be found here.    

Fellowship opportunity: Postdoctoral Fellowship at Loughborough University, UK

This call for expressions of interest comes to us from our associated member Dr. Lise Jaillant: — Applications are invited for a 2-year postdoctoral fellowship to start in Autumn 2017. The project will be based in the School of the Arts, English and Drama at Loughborough University, UK. There is no age limit, but the […]

Job openings: 4 PhD positions (65% TV E13‐GU) and 1 Postdoc position (100% TV E13‐GU), Graduate School “Schreibszene Frankfurt. Poetik, Publizistik und Performanz von Gegenwartsliteratur”

There are 4 PhD positions and one postdoc position available in the Graduate School “Schreibszene Frankfurt. Poetik, Publizistik und Performanz von Gegenwartsliteratur”, funded by the VW Stiftung and located at the Goethe University in Frankfurt. More information (in German) can be found here: VWAusschreibung

Job opening W1 (assistant professor), Institute for Book Studies, JGU Mainz

The Institute for Book Studies at JGU Mainz is looking for an assistant professor (W1) with a PhD in Book Studies and a specialization in publishing history and international book industries. More information can be found here. The deadline for applications is September 15, 2015.

Jop opening: PhD position (EG13, part-time) in Book Studies, FAU Erlangen

The Institut für Buchwissenschaft at FAU Erlangen is looking for a PhD candidate/research associate. Please find more information in German here.

Job vacancy: W2 Professorship “Book Studies”, WWU Münster

The Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität in Münster has advertised a W2 professorship in the field of “Book Studies”, to begin on April 1, 2016. The deadline for applications is June 29, 2015. More information (in German) can be found here.