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Postdoctoral Scholar in Medieval History

The History Department of the University of Zurich (Switzerland) invites applications for a

Postdoctoral Scholar in Medieval History

attached to the Chair for Medieval History of Prof. Dr. Simon Teuscher. The History Department of the University of Zurich is one of the biggest and most multifarious institutes of history in the Germanspeaking area. About 130 employees teach and conduct research here, and towards 2’000 students are enrolled in bachelor's and master's as well as in doctorat’s study programs.

Your responsibilities:
• Conducting a postdoctoral research-project
• Teaching 2 classes per year
• Participation in the activities of the chair of Simon Teuscher

We expect:
• PhD with an outstanding thesis
• Short project outline for the proposed or current postdoctoral project
• Teaching experience
• Teamwork skills

Your application should include the following documents:
• Cover letter, curriculum vitae, publication list, certificate copies
• Proposed project outline (2–3 pages)
• Indication of references, please arrange for two academic referees

Please direct academic enquiries to:
• Prof. Dr. Simon Teuscher,, +41 44 634 38 55

Please email the complete application documents (PDF file) by 30 June 2019 to:
Stefania Pedrozzi, email:


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University of Zurich
Employment percentage: 
50%, temporary 3 to 6 years
Place of work: 
Application deadline: 
30. June 2019