Postdoctoral Fellowship in Early Modern History

The Leibniz Institute of European History in Mainz, Germany, is offering two postdoctoral fellowships in early modern European religious history.

This would be a fantastic opportunity for a recent Ph.D. in early modern history!

Here is the position description from the Leibniz Institute of European History:

The Leibniz Institute of European History (IEG) in Mainz is a research institute within the Leibniz Association. It conducts and facilitates research on the historical foundations of Europe in the modern period and deals with current developments in the digital humanities (

The IEG invites applications for two full-time

postdoctoral positions (research associates) (f, m, d)

in Early Modern European Religious History

at the earliest possible date for the duration of five years.
The salary accords to German pay grade TV-L EG 13.

Job profile

Successful candidates pursue an individual research project in the field of European religious history of the early modern period. We particularly welcome comparative and cross-border perspectives on religion as a domain of knowledge and interaction, including its connections to the non-European world. The candidates’ research activities and publications are expected to contribute to the over-arching intellectual and methodological discussions of the IEG community and to broaden its evolving research profile. In addition, they act as mentors for international (doctoral) research fellows, organise academic events and work towards consolidating the IEG’s international network.

For more information, see the full position announcement on H-Net.

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