1. 10 Postdoc fellowships “Europe in the Middle East – The Middle East in Europe”, application deadline 10 Jan. 2012: http://hsozkult.geschichte.hu-berlin.de/chancen/id=6587&type=stipendien
The fellowships are intended primarily for scholars of art history, history, literature, museology, philology, political philosophy, political science, religion and sociology who want to carry out their research projects in connection with the Berlin project. Applicants should be at the postdoctoral level and should have obtained their doctorate within the last seven years. Fellows gain the opportunity to pursue research projects of their own choice within the framework of one of the above-mentioned research fields and in relation to the overall project ‘Europe in the Middle East – the Middle East in Europe’. Successful applicants will be fellows of EUME at the Forum Transregionale Studien, and associate members of one of the university or non-university research institutes listed below.
As a rule, the fellowships start on 1 October 2012 and will end on 31 July 2013. Postdoctoral fellows will receive a monthly stipend of 2.250 € plus supplement depending on their personal situation. Organisational support regarding visa, insurances, housing, etc. will be provided. Fellows are obliged to work in Berlin and to help shape the seminars and working discussions related to their research field. The working language of EUME is English.
2. 6 PhD Scholarships at the “Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures”, application deadline 31 December 2011: http://www.manuscript-cultures.uni-hamburg.de/Jobs_e.html
The CSMC is a unique research centre for the historical and comparative study of manuscript cultures in Asia, Africa, and Europe building on decades of manuscript studies at the University of Hamburg. It was recently established with a generous grant from the German Research Associa-tion (DFG) in order to develop a comprehensive approach to manuscript cultures including disciplines such as philology, palaeography, codicology, art history, and material analysis.
The CSMC is looking for highly qualified and highly motivated Ph.D. students with an M.A. or equivalent degree in all disciplines studying manuscript cultures regardless of region. Applications from candidates expecting to finish their degree before April 2012 are welcome. The scholarships amount to 1365 Euro/month plus additional support according to individual needs and will start 1 April 2012, for the duration of three years.
3. Professorship in Digital Humanities, Northeastern University, Boston, USA, https://h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=43629
and one more event that might attract someone:
5 December 2011, Heidelberg, the Opening Conference of the SFB (Collaborative research centre) 933 of Heidelberg University on “Papyrus, Parchment, Paper – on the Materiality of Writing Materials“: http://www.uni-heidelberg.de/md/zegk/fpi/programm_und_leitfragen_impulstagung_sfb933.pdf (while the application deadlines for the scholarships and fellowships in the research centre [http://www.materiale-textkulturen.de/mitteilung.php?n=2#Ausschreibung03] have unfortunately expired there might be some short-term fellowships for codicologists there, too).