Category Jobs/Fellowships

Job opportunity (via SHARP News): W2 Professorship in Media Change with a focus on Book Culture and Digital Publications, University of Leipzig

Please note that the W2 professorship in Media Change with a focus on Book Culture and Digital Publications is still open and the faculty has extended the deadline for applications. The full text of the advertisement can be found here (via SHARP News).

Job opportunity: Research associate (65% TV-L EG 13), WWU Muenster, SFB 1385 Law and Literature

Through its involvement in the DFG-funded SFB 1385 Law and Literature, the Chair of Book Studies at WWU Muenster is seeking applicants for a research associate position. The position is located within the project “Literature and the Market” (A02), co-led by Prof. Corinna Norrick-Rühl (Book Studies), Dr. Caroline Koegler (British Studies), Prof. Petra Pohlmann (Law), […]

Job opportunity: grant-funded graduate assistantship (part time 65%, TV-L 13) at Gutenberg-Intitut for Worldliterature and Written Media / Book Studies at JGU Mainz

Ute Schneider, a member of our network, is announcing a new job opportunity at JGU Mainz, Germany. In the context of the SFB 1472 “Transformations of the Popular” (University of Siegen, the co-principal investigator Ute Schneider is offering this position within the sub-project “Science in the paperback series of the German Federal Republic 1955-1980.” […]

Job opening: Assistant professor (W1) for Book Studies, JGU Mainz

The Gutenberg Institute for World Literature and Written Media with its research area Book Studies is seeking to appoint an assistant professor (W1) for Book Studies as soon as possible. More information on Book Studies at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz can be found on the research area’s website, and the job advertisement can be found […]

Job opportunity: research associate (T-VL EG13) for FID (Fachinformationsdienst Buch-, Bibliotheks- und Informationswissenschaft), Herzog August Bibliothek, Wolfenbüttel

The Fachinformationsdienst Buch-, Bibliotheks- und Informationswissenschaft (FID), led and located at Herzog August Bibliothek in cooperation with Leipzig University Library, is seeking a full-time research associate. All the necessary information can be found here.

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.