Call for Applications: Join Our Publications Management Team

Call for Applications

The Käte Hamburger Kolleg/Centre for Global Cooperation Research (KHK/GCR21) invites applications for two Bachelor graduates to support the Publications Management team.


Your main tasks

  • Supporting the scientific editorial team for the Routledge Global Cooperation Series and other publications in coordination tasks, concept development and communication with cooperation partners

  • Support and collaboration in editing, language-editing and copy/proof-editing of usually English-language texts of the various publication formats of the KHK

  • Support in the maintenance of the literature management database (with Citavi)

  • Collaboration in the systematic collection, documentation and provision of the open access publications of the researchers at the Centre


Your profile

  • You have a Bachelor's degree with good or very good results or an equivalent degree from a university, preferably in the field of social sciences, humanities, cultural studies or communication sciences, and are enrolled in an advanced course of study at a German university.

  • You are interested in the topics and working methods of the international college.

  • You express yourself confidently in written and spoken German and also have an excellent command of English (at least level C1).

  • Relevant experience in editing English or German scientific texts is an advantage;

  • You are used to working systematically, precisely and independently, have organizational skills and are flexible and team-oriented.

  • You are familiar with common software applications (WinWord, Excel, PowerPoint) and willing to familiarize yourself with literature management programs, e.g. Citavi, if required.


Date of appointment: as soon as possible, by February 1, 2022 at the latest.
Contract duration: initially until September 30, 2022
Working hours: 12 hours per week

Application deadline: November 18, 2021

Please send your meaningful application with the usual documents to Ms. Patricia Rinck, University of Duisburg-Essen, Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research (KHK/GCR21), 47057 Duisburg, quoting reference number 870-21 and subject "WHF position Publication Management", exclusively in electronic form (pdf files or similar formats) and send it by e-mail to

Your application should include the following documents and materials: Cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample in English (e.g. thesis or selected term paper), transcript and certificate of bachelor's degree, proof of current enrollment and course of study in the MA program to date, proof of your English language proficiency, other relevant documents if applicable (e.g. work or internship references).

Please summarize your documents in one file!