Postgraduate/Postdoctoral Research Assistant (part-time; 6 months)

You will participate in the research project "British Envoys to the Germany" which is preparing two final volumes (1871-1905) of an edition of nineteenth century diplomatic reports from the states of the German Confederation and the German Kaiserreich. You will be engaged in all aspects of the editorial process, including proofreading, archival research at the TNA, and contributing towards the commentaries and the annotated biographical index. You will have a postgraduate degree in History or a related subject. A research interest in 19th-century German history and proficiency in German would be advantageous.

The GHIL is committed to increasing the number of women in academic posts and would therefore particularly welcome applications from women. When there is a choice between equally qualified male and female applicants the female applicant will be chosen. This post will start as soon as possible and is fixed term for 6 months. Hours of work are part-time (50%). Informal enquiries about the post should be addressed to Dr Markus Mösslang (

Further information on the project can also be obtained from our website at Applications (including a CV and a letter of reference) should be sent by email to: The Director, German Historical Institute, 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ (

Deadline for applications is 19 May 2014.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 27 May 2014.

Published on: 
30 Apr 2014