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Research Fellow

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - Department of Education Studies

with 65% part-time-employment – E 13 TV-L HU (third party funding, short time for 3 years)

Job description:

Scientific contributions to the research project “Negotiating the Futures of Education”; qualitative research on the construction of narratives on the future(s) of education; communication of project results via joint publications, workshop and/or conference participation; collaboration with other researchers in the Cluster to relate results of the project to the broader research agenda of SCRIPTS; opportunity to work towards a doctorate


Excellent academic degree (M.A. or equivalent) in Education or related disciplines; familiarity with research in at least one of the following fields: international education policy, education for development, International Organizations; familiarity with one region of the Global South; experience in qualitative approaches, ideally ethnography and/or discourse analysis; very good English (spoken and written)

In the project “Negotiating the Futures of Education”, we want to analyse how visions of the future of education are negotiated and contested, looking at how narratives about the future of education are constructed by UNESCO and OECD in two currently running projects, Futures of education (UNESCO) and Future of education and skills 2030 (OECD).

Please visit the following homepage for further information: or contact Prof. Florian Waldow (, Prof. Marcelo Caruso ( or Prof. Tobias Berger (

Please send your application by  23.09.2020, and quoting the reference number DR/148/20, to Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Education Studies, Prof. Florian Waldow, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin, Germany or preferably in electronic form as one PDF file to

HU 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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Location: Berlin - Germany
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 3rd September 2020
Expires: 2nd November 2020
Job Ref: DR/148/20
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