The Zentrum fuer Zeithistorische Forschung (ZZF) in Potsdam, Germany, is pleased to invite applications for up to three Summer Fellowships in 2007 to study German and European History after 1945.
These two-month fellowships provide an opportunity to pursue individual research in the Berlin/Brandenburg area and to participate in the intellectual life of one of Germany's major research centers on History.
Founded in 1996, the ZZF has a broad interest in Contemporary European History with a special focus on the GDR and the Federal Republic, East-West German relations, and the Cold War in Europe. Its Library holds approx. 60,000 items and subscribes to more than 100 periodicals.
Applicants must have at least postdoctoral status and show an outstanding academic record. They are expected to pursue their own research, but preference will be given to those applicants whose interests relate to one of the major research groups at the ZZF and their individual projects.
Further information on the thematic clusters of the ZZF can be found at http://www.zzf-pdm.de. Recipients will be assigned to a research group and asked to present their current project in a seminar or colloquium.
Stipends vary between EUR 4,000 and EUR 10,000 for a two month grant period,depending on experience and scholarly eminence. The non-renewable funding issupposed to cover all expenses including travel, housing, and insurance.
Fellows are expected to reside in Berlin or Potsdam for two consecutive months between May and September 2007.The ZZF will provide office space,access to the Internet and other relevant facilities.The application deadline is January 4, 2007. Decisions will be announced notlater than February 15, 2007.
Clear priority will be given to Non-German applicants. Ph.D. by time of appointment is required. All applications must include:
1. A letter of interest;
2. A curriculum vitae (including a list of publications);
3. A project proposal not exceeding five pages (1,500 words);
4. Two letters of recommendation.
Applications should be sent to:
Summer Fellowship Zentrum fuer Zeithistorische Forschung Am Neuen Markt 114467 Potsdam Germany
No applications or recommendations by E-mail or fax will be accepted.Letters of recommendation may be send under separate cover.
For furtherinformation on the Zentrum fuer Zeithistorische Forschung,please refer to http://www.zzf-pdm.de.
Additional inquiries about the fellowship program should be directed via E-mail to Mr. Malte Zierenberg(firstname.lastname@example.org).