The Cluster of Excellence 2060 “Religion and Politics. Dynamics of Tradition and Innovation”, at the University of Münster, Germany, wishes to appoint a

Student Assistant (SHB)

within the research project “The Other Within” under the direction of Débora Marques de Matos. This position will start as soon as possible and will run for six months. The weekly working time is four hours.

The Cluster is an interdisciplinary research association with a thematic focus on the dynamic power of religion as a driving force behind political and social changes. Disciplines involved include history, political science, sociology, Catholic and Protestant theology and law, Islamic studies and theology, Jewish studies, Egyptology, classical and early Christian archaeology, philosophy, philology, art history and ethnology. For more information on the structures and research outline of the Cluster, please refer to .

Standard duties:

  • Participation in the research project “The Other Within”
  • Digital annotation of images
  • Enrichment of the project’s database

Qualifications, knowledge and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Reasonable knowledge of Hebrew
  • Interest in Art History and Digital Humanities

The University of Münster is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the proportion of female academics. Consequently, we actively encourage applications by women. Female candidates with equivalent qualifications and academic achievements will be preferentially considered within the framework of the legal possibilities. We also welcome applications from candidates with severe disabilities. Disabled candidates with equivalent qualifications will be preferentially considered unless other candidate-related reasons prevail.

Applications should include a cover letter and CV within a single PDF document, and to be submitted by 15 November 2019 to:

Dr. Débora Marques de Matos
Institute for Jewish Studies
Johannisstrasse 1
48143 Münster

Inquiries regarding this position should be directed by email to