The FG Technik- und Innovationssoziologie at the Technical University Berlin invites applications for the position of a Research Assistant (4 years, PhD-position, 65%, TU Berlin) in the project “Implications of restrictions of inclusions of GDR scientists”. The deadline for applications is Feb1st, 2019. More information can be found here.
The project consists of the following main steps:
- analysis of research conditions in the GDR, which hindered the integration of scientists into the international scientific communities
- analysis of the integration of GDR scientists into the international scientific communities
- analysis of the GDR scientists‘ career dynamics after unificiation
The taska include the conceptual preparation and the conduct of the proposed empirical investigations (archival studies of research conditions in the GDR, oral history interviews, research biographical interviews) in Germany. The empirical data of the project can be used to develop a PhD topic.