Visiting Research Professorship in Education for Sustainable Peace

The Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research in Braunschweig, Germany, is pleased to announce the 2014/2015 call for applications. Deadline 4 October 2013.

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The Visiting Research Professorship aims to promote research into education for sustainable peace. Its focus lies particularly on educational media and curricula in post-conflict or transitional societies. The appointment is for a three- to six-month research stay in Braunschweig and offers distinguished scholars from the humanities, political and social sciences, education sciences or law the opportunity to conduct research projects or to finish major publications without teaching or administrative obligations. The professorship is endowed with a monthly stipend of up to 6,500 euro and round trip airfare to Germany as well as research and administrative assistance.

Applicants must demonstrate outstanding professional achievement in their fields, should hold a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline and have excellent knowledge of English. Individuals with extensive high-level international experience in government or non-governmental organizations or in international organizations may also apply.

The application must 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 work on, a full CV, and a completed application form. Program information and the application form are available at . For further information please contact Martina Schulze ( / Tel.: +49 (0)531-123 103-124).

The application deadline is October 4, 2013.

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 context. Its
library holds an outstanding collection of international school textbooks for history,
geography, social sciences, and religious education. The Institute acts as an advisor and
mediator on issues around textbooks.

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