The Cluster of Excellence 2020 "Temporal Communities: Doing Literature in a Global Perspective" aims to create a new theoretical and methodological take on literature in a global perspective. Introducing the notion of ‘temporal communities’, the Cluster investigates the ways in which literature reaches out through space and time, establishing complex temporalities and extensive transcultural and transtemporal networks as it interacts with other arts and media. The Cluster’s research is conducted within five Research Areas: 1. Competing Communities, 2. Travelling Matters, 3. Future Perfect, 4. Literary Currencies, 5. Building Digital Communities.
From 1 October 2023, 5 positions for research associates (50% part-time, limited to 3 years, pay group 13 TV-L FU) are available at the Cluster (www.temporal-communities.de ). The research associates will at the same time be members of the Friedrich Schlegel Graduate School for Literary Studies as doctoral students: They will complete its curriculum and have access to the mentoring and qualification offers. In case of thematic fit, an affiliation with the Graduate School of North American Studies is also possible. Doctoral students will have access to travel, conference, and workshop funds.
The position advertised here will be filled in the research project “Rest of Cast: Film Credits as Spatiotemporally Dynamic Assemblies” (project lead: Prof. Dr. Sabine Nessel) in Research Area 2 “Travelling Matters” of EXC 2020. The project “Rest of Cast” interrogates the colonial history of film credits in Classical Hollywood Cinema of the 1930s and 1940s, casting a critical light on participants in films that had remained uncredited in their opening and closing credits.For further information on the project, please refer to: www.temporal-communities.de/research/travelling-matters/projects/rest-of-cast .
- Conducting a three-year research project in the framework of the project “Rest of Cast: Film Credits as Spatiotemporally Dynamic Assemblies” in the EXC 2020 “Temporal Communities”; a short synopsis of 1-2 pages outlining possible lines of investigation for the research project must be included with the application.
- Completion of the curriculum of the Friedrich Schlegel Graduate School for Literary Studies with the aim of obtaining a doctoral degree
- Participating in regular working meetings and workshops of the Research Area 2 of the Cluster
- Participating in the organisation and implementation of interdisciplinary, international conferences and workshops and contributing to the resulting publications
- Contributing to the publication of the project's research results in the “Living Handbook ofTemporal Communities”
Competed MA-level university degree (Master, Magister, Diplom) in Humanities, preferably Film or Media studies
- Excellent academic track record
- Documented specialisation in Film Studies
- International academic experience
- Experience in organising academic meetings and conferences
- Very good knowledge of German and English (one of the two languages at least on level C1 CEFR, the other at least on level B2 CEFR)
For further information, please contact Mrs. Izabella Goikhman (email@example.com / +49 30 838 65648).
The application deadline is November 13th, 2022. There is an online portal through which submitted applications with informative documents are preferably accepted under the identification code. You can find information on this at: www.temporal-communities.de
or postal to
Freie Universität Berlin
Friedrich Schlegel Graduate School of Literary Studies
EXC 2020 Temporal Communities
Mrs. Izabella Goikhman
Habelschwerdter Allee 45
14195 Berlin (Dahlem)
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