Call for Applications: Doctoral Positions, Max Planck Institute

January 31, 2022


Positions are open to applicants of all nationalities, however, candidates must have proficiency in English. A Master's degree (or equivalent) is required in the history and philosophy of science, technology, and medicine or a related field.


The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science invites applications for five doctoral positions at the program for Knowledge and Its Resources: Historical Reciprocities. It is a collaboration between the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science and Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, and Technische Universität Berlin. The School’s program entails one year of courses held in conjunction with the three Berlin universities involved in the program as well as mentored reading groups, workshops, training in digital humanities methods, a tailored coaching program, and language courses. Each position will run for 3.5 years, with the possibility of extending once by six months.


Please visit the application webpage for additional information. Please email Sophie Schwarzmaier at [email protected] with any questions.