Postdoc / Habilitation Scholarship, Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Germany

Postdoc in Germany

Postdoc / Habilitation Scholarship: Leuphana University of Lüneburg invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship at the DFG graduate school “Cultures of Criticism. Forms, Media, Effects” at the Institute for Philosophy and Art Studies within the Faculty of Cultural Studies. The focus of the fellowship is on questions of the mediality of criticism. The scholarship duration is 6 months, with a monthly stipend of €2,000 plus a child allowance if necessary. The successful candidate will develop or continue a habilitation project, participate in the qualification program, and contribute to teaching.

Designation: Postdoctoral Fellow / Habilitation Scholar

Research Area: Critical Cultural Studies, Media, Art, Social Criticism

Location: Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Germany


  • Ph.D. in a relevant field or equivalent qualification.
  • Interdisciplinary dissertation with above-average qualifications.
  • Broad historical, theoretical, and systematic knowledge in the field of criticism.
  • High theoretical-methodological interests and skills.
  • Cultural studies orientation.
  • Experience with the structures of a graduate school is desired.
  • Proficiency in German and English.

Job Description: The successful candidate will:

  • Develop or continue a habilitation project within the specified subject area.
  • Actively participate in the “Cultures of Criticism” graduate school’s qualification program.
  • Contribute to teaching activities.
  • Explore the connection between criticism and culture in the history of modernity.

How to Apply: Interested candidates can submit their applications via email as a PDF document (one file including attachments) to The application should include an informal cover letter, CV, proof of a doctorate, confirmation of the opening of the promotion process (if applicable), study certificates, relevant references, and a description of the planned habilitation project.

Last Date for Apply: 22 December 2023

Disclaimer: This job post is extracted from a reliable source. Applicants are advised to verify details and check for any updates or changes on the official Leuphana University of Lüneburg website for the most accurate and up-to-date information.



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