The Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research in Braunschweig, Germany, invites applications for the 2018/2019
Georg Arnhold Visiting Research Professorship in Education for Sustainable Peace
The Visiting Research Professorship aims to promote research on education for sustainable peace. Its focus lies on educational media and curricula at secondary school level in postconflict or transitional societies. The appointment for a three- to six-month research stay in Braunschweig offers distinguished scholars from the humanities, political and social sciences, education sciences or law the opportunity to conduct research projects or to complete major publications without teaching or administrative obligations. The professorship is endowed with a monthly stipend of up to 6,500 euro and a round-trip airfare to Germany as well as administrative assistance in Braunschweig.
Applicants must demonstrate outstanding professional achievement in their field, should hold a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline and have excellent knowledge of English. Individuals with equivalent expertise, such as from extensive high-level international experience in government or non-governmental organizations or in international organizations may also be eligible. In exceptional cases, applications may be considered from practitioners who do not hold a Ph.D. but with at least five years of advanced professional experience in the area of peace education and who can demonstrate that their work and/or research has made an exceptional impact in the field of peace education.
A detailed description and information about the program and the application process are available from our website: http://bit.ly/ArnholdProfessorship.
Each application should include a cover letter providing evidence of the quality of the candidate’s scholarship and expertise, a description of the research project or book the candidate wishes to develop in Braunschweig, a full CV, a sample of the applicant’s current scholarly writing (a book chapter or article) and a completed application form (available from our website).
Please send all application documents in a single PDF with the file name “Last name, First name_Application Arnhold” to firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information, please contact the program coordinator Katharina Baier (email@example.com, Tel.: +49  531-59099-226).
The application deadline is October 1, 2017.
The Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research, Member of the Leibniz Association, located in Braunschweig, Germany, is an academic center of excellence that conducts research on educational media in their political, social, and educational contexts. Its library holds an outstanding collection of international school textbooks in history, geography, social sciences, and religious education. The Institute also acts in an advisory and mediatory capacity regarding textbook-related issues.