Poste de chercheur associé pour l’exposition “Jews in Europe 1945 – 1950”

Le Musée juif de Francfort propose un poste de chercheur associé en charge de la préparation de l’exposition “Jews in Europe 1945 – 1950″, prévue pour 2018. Ce projet est mené par le musée en coopération avec l’Institut Simon Dubnow de Leipzig et la chercheur américaine Atina Grossmann.

Le contrat devra commencer au plus tard au 1er avril 2016 et ce pour une période de 18 mois.

Les candidatures sont à envoyer avant le 20 février 2016.

Voici, en anglais, plus de précisions sur le poste proposé et les compétences attendues :

The Jewish Museum Frankfurt is inviting applications for a Research Associate.

The position, which is limited to 18 months, is available from 1.4.2016 at the latest (salary scale EGr. 13 TVöD (pay grade II BAT)).

The Research Associate will be specifically responsible for preparing the “Jews in Europe 1945 – 1950” exhibition which the Jewish Museum Frankfurt is planning in cooperation with the Simon Dubnow Institute Leipzig and Professor Atina Grossmann, New York.

For this exhibition project, the German Federal Cultural Foundation is funding the position of a curator under its International Museum Fellowship program, which offers visiting curators and researchers from abroad an opportunity of working for 18 months at museums and public collections in Germany. The current program, which runs until 2017, is accompanied by the mobile academy Fellow Me! which serves as a network for the participating fellows and encourages museums to discuss the possibilities and challenges of museum work in the future.

The curator’s primary role will be to develop a detailed concept for the exhibition and catalogue, conduct the preparatory research, coordinate researchers in a number of countries, as well as organize and convene the preparatory conference. This is to provide the basis for realizing the exhibition scheduled for 2018/2019 in the Jewish Museum Frankfurt and in other European museums.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • A historian from outside Germany graduated in a relevant area, preferably history or Judaic / Jewish Studies;
  • Published on contemporary Jewish history, preferably integrating transnational issues;
  • Ability to coordinate an international research team;
  • Experience as a curator;
  • Knowledge of several European languages (German and English are required; it would also be desirable for applicants to speak        an eastern European language and Yiddish).

The Fellowship involves full-time work (100%) for a duration of 18 months, remuneration is based on ÖTVöD 13 and work will be based in Frankfurt.

Please send your application including all your details as a single document, maximum 5 MB with your name included in the heading (your name.pdf) before February, 20th , 2016 to :

For more details please contact Dr. Mirjam Wenzel, email: or Fritz Backhaus, e-mail:

Ci joint, l’annonce en format word :
Juden in Europa_ Fellow_Auschreibung_EN

Nous remercions M. Backhaus du Musée juif de Francfort pour la transmission de cette information.


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