Scientific Coordinator — Goethe University Frankfurt am Main (Germany)

Posted: December 27, 2022
Deadline: January 15, 2023

The German Research Foundation (DFG) Research Training Group „Fixing Futures: Technologies of Anticipation in Contemporary Societies“ at the Goethe University Frankfurt am Main is inviting applications for the position of a

Scientific Coordinator (m/f/d) (E 13 TV-G-U, 50% part-time)

starting from 01.05.2023. The employment contract has an initial duration of five years, with the option of extension. The salary grade is based on the job characteristics of the collective agreement applicable to Goethe-University (TV-G-U).

Building on recent scholarship in science and technology studies (STS), the Research Training Group “Fixing Futures“ investigates how contemporary societies accommodate future developments and events. It explores “technologies of anticipation” focusing on economic practices, modes of government, and processes of life as the main research areas. The Research Training Group combines the disciplinary perspectives of cultural anthropology, human geography, sociology, and related social sciences. English is the language of instruction. Here you find more information on our research program– please read this document carefully before applying:

Your main task will be to ensure the successful communication between the Research Training Group, the administration of Goethe University, and the DFG. You will be responsible for the management of the funds provided by the GU and the DFG as well as for the preparation of proposals and reports. Further responsibilities include:

Your profile:

Please submit your application in English containing the usual documents (cover letter, CV, and copies of certificates) by email in a single PDF file by 15.01.2023 to the dean Prof. Dr. Christopher Daase, e-mail: using the subject line 43/2022.

The selection interviews are scheduled at Goethe University Frankfurt am Main for 16.02.2023 and 17.02.2023. Unfortunately, travel expenses can not be reimbursed. For further information please contact the speaker of the Research Training Group Prof. Thomas Lemke (


Published: 12/27/2022