Application Due Date: October 11, 2019

The Deutsches Museum in Munich has a number of appealing scholarships to provide research study scholars thinking about working for 6 or 12 months on jobs including the museum’ s huge and heterogeneous collections. The scholarship program is global and interdisciplinary in scope.

There are myriad chances at the Deutsches Museum for ingenious research study into clinical procedures and the altering cultures of innovation. Established in 1903, the museum’s holdings make up some 100,000 items; an archive of 4,500 rack metres consisting of a comprehensive collection of clinical photos, technical illustrations, trade literature and personal documents; and a professional research study library with 875,000 volumes, 5,000 journals, and a comprehensive collection of uncommon books on te history of science and innovation.

The museum’s collections have actually developed for many years, taking in the instruments, books and archives of private researchers and engineers along with of business and clinical organizations, and show bygone speculative systems and cultures of development. The distinct structure of this collection makes it possible for scholars to establish ingenious cross-disciplinary techniques of research study on the basis of texts, images and artefacts readily available on website and to participate in both the historic and historical expedition of science and innovation.

Candidates are welcomed to base their jobs on the collections of the Deutsches Museum and to comply carefully with museum personnel on website when developing their research study propositions. Tasks including ingenious methods to artefact-oriented research study are specifically welcome.

Throughout their stay, checking out scholars will have day-to-day contact with the.
museum ´ s managers, archivists and curators (approx. 50 employee).
along with members of the Münchner Zentrum für Wissenschafts- und Technikgeschichte(Munich Center for the History of Science and Innovation; approx. 50 employee).

Scholarship holders will have their own office with a desktop.
computer system and telephone, and the chance to live briefly in.
subsidized houses of the museum complex insofar as these are.
readily available. They will provide their research study jobs to associates at.
the start of their stay and will be anticipated to get involved.
routinely in the museum’s and the Munich Centre’s Monday colloquium.
series and workshops.

Pre-doctoral stipends: EUR 7,500(6.
months)/ EUR 15,000(complete year). Post-doctoral stipends: EUR 15,000(6.
months)/ EUR 30,000(complete year). Scholars at any level of seniority are.
qualified to use, supplied they have at least one university degree.
( Master or PhD). Bachelor’s Degree is not adequate. There are no limitations.
concerning citizenship. All scholars are asked for to make their own.
arrangements for medical insurance.

The capability to check out German is a requirement for the application (passive language abilities).

Please send out applications, consisting of:

  • finished application ( pdf-file, 20 kB or rtf-file60 kB)
  • curriculum vitae
  • job description (3 to 5 pages)
  • 2 private recommendations (can be sent out straight by the referees)


to the following address:

Andrea Walther
Organizer of the Research Study Institute
Deutsches Museum
80306 Munich
Tel.: 00 49 (0) 89 2179-280
Fax: 00 49 (0) 89 2179-239
Email: a.waltherdeutsches-museum. de

In-depth info readily available upon demand:
Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Vaupel

For More Details:

Check Out the Authorities Website of the Deutsches Museum Scholar-in-Residence Program 2019

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