Ausschreibung: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow (DIJ Tokyo)

Bewerbungsschluss: 15. Januar 2019

The German Institute for Japanese Studies (DIJ) in Tokyo, which is part of the Max Weber Foundation (MWS) – German Humanities Institutes Abroad, is seeking applicants to fill a project position planned to start on 1 March 2019 (subject to approval of the project and its corresponding budget) for a

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

We invite applications from researchers studying historical or contemporary issues in the Pacific region with a focus on Japan. Applicants should hold a completed Ph.D. degree at the time of the application. They must be fluent in Japanese and English and either have Japanese nationality or otherwise be in possession of Japanese working visa.

The position will form part of the project “Streams of Knowledge: Processes of Entanglement and Disentanglement in the Pacific Area.” This is a joint project carried out in cooperation with the German Historical Institutes in Moscow and Washington, their branch offices in Vladivostok and Berkeley, and the MWS Research Group at the National University of Singapore.

The position is planned for the 3-year period of the project, from 1 March 2019 to 28 February 2022.

The DIJ offers competitive salaries and a generous benefits package, is an equal opportunity employer and a family-friendly workplace.

Individuals interested in this position are invited to send their cover letter and CV in English to director(at), together with a short description of their envisioned project no later than January 15, 2019.

Director Prof. Dr. Franz Waldenberger
Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien
German Institute for Japanese Studies