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Funded DFG Doctoral Position

Application Deadline by 15 September 2023


The Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society (RCC) is looking for a doctoral candidate in environmental and North American history to work on a project about the history of Vanport, Oregon.

The position will start on 1 January 2024 and will run for 30 months. The dissertation project will be supervised by Prof. Dr. Uwe Lübken (

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To apply, please send your cover letter, CV (max. 4 pages), an academic-writing sample (max. 2 pages), and the contact information of two references in a single PDF document to by 15 September 2023. Interviews will take place in the second week of October, either in person or via Zoom.