Research Fellows in European Ethnology

Humboldt University of Berlin Faculty of Philosophy

Code number
DR / 116/21

Category (s)
Scientific staff

Number of digits

Place of use

Faculty of Philosophy – Department of European Ethnology

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Job description:

  • Scientific service in Research activities in the ERC-Project "Urban Vibrations"
  • Design and conduct of ethnographic research in project fields in two cities abroad
  • Individual and collaborative publication work
  • Collaboration with ERC team and chair
  • Academic event organisation and communication
  • Contribution to project administration


  • Completed university degree and PhD in social and cultural anthropology, science and technology studies, urban studies or other relevant fields
  • Experience in ethnographic research and/or qualitative methods
  • Desired is previous experience in collaborative team research, in the use of multimodal and visual research methods, as well as in project administration
  • Excellent English language skills (incl. academic writing) as well as oral proficiency in one of the following languages: Spanish, German or French (for conducting ethnographic research)
  • For more information on the project, please visit:

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Applications (with cover letter explaining interest in project topic (2-3 pages), CV, writing sample (max. 15 pages), as well as relevant certificates) should be sent including the reference number DR/116/21 to Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Philosophische Fakultät, Institut für Europäische Ethnologie, Prof. Dr. Ignacio Farías, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin or preferably via E-Mail in a single PDF file to

The Humboldt-Universität to Berlin is seeking to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching, and specifically encourages qualified female scholars to apply. Severely disabled applicants with equivalent qualifications will be given preferential consideration. People with an immigration background are specifically encouraged to apply. Since we will not return your documents, please submit copies in the application only.

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