Job advertisement: Japan on the Jesuit Stage

The Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Neo-Latin Studies (LBI–NL) in Innsbruck is a research institute, which investigates the significance of Neo-Latin literature with regard to the development of early modern Europe. More information about the institute and its research programme can be found at For a joint project financed by the Austrian Science Foundation (FWF) and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) on 'Japan on the Jesuit Stage' we seek to appoint


1 predoc research fellow (for 24 months)


- Edition of the drama Sanctus Franciscus Xaverius Indiae et Iaponiae apostolus

- Organization of an international conference on the topic of Japan on the Jesuit Stage



- MA or equivalent degree

- Focus on Neo-Latin research for the duration of the appointment


Preference will be given to candidates who offer:

- experience with Neo-Latin research, esp. Jesuit theater


The successful candidate will be based at the LBI-NL in Innsbruck. A short research trip to Japan will be part of the job. According to the guidelines of the FWF, the monthly salary will be € 2.045,10 gross.

The LBI–NL is an equal opportunities employer and especially welcomes applications from women and minorities.

Applications should include a CV, transcripts, a list of publications and projects, and a writing sample (paper or chapter). Candidates should also state their earliest possible starting date. Applications must be submitted by email to no later than 26 April 2017.

If you have any further questions do not hesitate to contact us at

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