[WebCultures] Open postdoc position in Siegen @ Media of Cooperation

Sebastian Gießmann sebastian.giessmann at uni-siegen.de
Thu Feb 18 09:08:43 CET 2021

Hello fellow travellers in Web History,

this postdoc position might be of interest to you. Feel free to
circulate it! Application ist still open until March 2, 2021.

All the best,
Sebastian Gießmann

*Postdoc Media of Cooperation (University of Siegen)*

*We are looking for:*

In Faculty I – Faculty of Philosophy, Media Studies, the German Research
Foundation (DFG) Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) „Media of
Cooperation“ is looking for a postdoc at the earliest possible date
under the following conditions:
    •    100% = 39,83 hours
    •    Salary category 13 TV-L
    •    fixed-term period until 31.12.2023

*CRC 1187 “Media of Cooperation”:*

The CRC is an interdisciplinary research association consisting of 15
projects and more than 60 researchers from the fields of media studies,
science and technology studies, anthropology, sociology, German language
and literature studies, computer sciences, and medicine, as well as
history, education, and engineering. It is receiving funding from the
German Research Foundation (DFG) since 2016.

Within the subproject A01 „Digital Network Technologies between
Specialization and Generalization
<https://www.mediacoop.uni-siegen.de/en/projects/a01/>“, we jointly
investigate histories of digital media since 1989. We aim for a theory
of digitality that encompasses practices, infrastructures, and publics.

*Your tasks:*

  * Cutting-edge research in media history and theory
  * Further qualification with a /second book/ or Habilitation
  * Organizing international conferences and publications along with
    other subprojects of the CRC
  * Developing new ideas for grant extension
  * Participating in the general program of the CRC (research forum,
    workshops, conferences)
  * Contributing to the core topics of the CRC (infrastructures,
    publics, praxeology)

*Your profile:*

  * Excellent PhD in Media Studies, Cultural Studies, Science and
    Technology Studies or History
  * Experience in microhistory and openness towards digital methods
  * An international and interdisciplinary research profile
  * Excellent proficiency in English, further languages are highly welcome

*Our offer:*

  * This position aims to promote the candidate’s scientific
    qualification (according to the Act of Academic Fixed-Term
    Contracts; Wissenschaftszeitvertrags­gesetz), for which the ongoing
    media research in Siegen offers a supportive environment (Habilitation)
  * Responsibility for a field with great creative potential
  * An agile environment that supports engagement with innovative
    educational work
  * The opportunity to make a visible contribution towards modern
    accounts of leadership, cooperation and diversity culture
  * Numerous offers such as flexible working hours, company pension
    scheme, dual career service, coaching/mentoring and a comprehensive
    personnel development program

We look forward to receiving your application by 02.03.2021.

Please apply exclusively via our application portal
(https://jobs.uni-siegen.de <https://jobs.uni-siegen.de>or
https://u-si.de/WhZUm <https://u-si.de/WhZUm>respectively).
Unfortunately, we cannot consider applications in paper form or by email.


Dr. Sebastian Gießmann
0271 / 740 – 2586
sebastian.giessmann at uni-siegen.de 

The University of Siegen is an equal opportunity employer. The call for
applications is explicitly aimed at people of all genders (m/f/d);
applications from women are given preference in accordance with the
North Rhine-Westphalian Equal Opportunities Act
(Landesgleichstellungsgesetz). We also welcome applications from people
with different personal, social and cultural backgrounds, people with
severe disabilities and people of equal status.


Dr. Sebastian Gießmann
Philosophische Fakultät
Medienwissenschaftliches Seminar
Universität Siegen

ZOOM-Sprechstunde DI 16.15 Uhr: https://u-si.de/PDqYj


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