Vacancies

Short-Term Fellowships at the SFB 1287

Project MGK (Integrated Research Training Group) is offering several three- to four-month fellowships to PhD candidates from non-German universities who would like to carry out a collaborative research project within one of the projects of the SFB 1287. [Call-for-applications]

Requirements (for a more detailed list, see the call-for-applications):

  • Completed academic studies at an institute of higher learning (Master’s degree or equivalent)
  • Enrolment in a PhD program at a non-German university

Please send applications to the MGK coordinator, Raúl Bendezú, at mgk-sfb1287@uni-potsdam.de until September 30, 2022.


Position as a research assistant (f/m/d) in the central project of the SFB 1287

We are looking for a committed student or research assistant (f/m/d) (maximum BA degree) for the central project (Z) of the SFB 1287 as soon as possible. [Announcement]

Tasks:

  • General office work (e.g. writing payment orders)
  • Management support
  • Participation in the preparation and implementation of SFB events

Requirements:

  • Ideally already experience with office work
  • Very good knowledge of spoken and written German and English
  • Very good knowledge of common Office programs
  • Enjoy organizing and conducting events (conferences, workshops, etc.)
  • Independent work and organizational skills
  • Flexibility in working times

We are offering a position for an initial period of 6 months (an extension is planned).

Please send applications with a letter of motivation, which also shows your work experience, a short curriculum vitae and proof of performance from PULS (PDF). All documents should be submitted as a single PDF file to sfb1287@uni-potsdam.de

Deadline for applications: Open until the position can be filled.


Job advertisement for 1 research assistant in the SFB project C05 (m/f/d; with BA or MA degree)

The project C05 of the SFB 1287 (Project Description) is looking for a research assistant (m/f/d) to support research as of September 1st, 2022. [Announcement]

Tasks:

  • Help with the creation and implementation of experiments (create items/fillers, enter experiment into online tool)
  • Contact to informants of the project
  • Literature research

Requirements:

  • Interest in (formal) morphosyntax, non-Indo-European languages, interest in experimental work
  • Experience in creating and conducting (online) experiments
  • a plus (but not a must): mother tongue Hungarian, Polish, Turkish, Russian or English

The position is for 6 months (with an option to extend). The working time depends on the degree (WHK with BA degree: 8 hours/week, WHK with MA degree: 6 hours/week; possibly more in individual cases).

If you are interested, please send an application by email to the project manager Prof. Dr. Doreen Georgi (doreen.georgi@uni-potsdam.de). The email should contain a PDF in which the relevant knowledge, interests and motivation are described (approx. 1 page).

Deadline for applications: Open until the position can be filled.

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