The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York

Job Opportunities

Call for Applications – Graduate Assistant, German Studies Review (due 3/1/22)

The German Studies Review seeks a graduate assistant for the two Book Review Editors (literature and culture; history and art) with a start date of May 1, 2022. The graduate assistant will work closely with the two Book Review Editors on all editorial and managerial work related to the book review section. This includes editing book reviews, managing spreadsheets (with book titles, author names, publication dates, publisher addresses, reviewer names) as well as acquiring copies from presses for reviewers and communicating with reviewers, presses, and the two Book Review Editors and Editor of the journal.

The successful applicant should be familiar with scholarship in German Studies and experience in editing would be an asset but is not required. Other qualifications include, but are not limited to, reading knowledge of German, excellent grammar and punctuation skills in English and German, knowledge of proper MLA citation formats, strong knowledge of Word and Excel, strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to get work done in a timely manner, willingness to communicate with reviewers and representatives of presses.

We welcome applications from advanced Ph.D. students, especially from groups who have traditionally been underrepresented in academia. The paid position requires approximately four hours of work per week and can be renewed on an annual basis. The position carries an annual stipend of $3,500. To apply, please send a CV and a letter explaining your interest and qualifications to Editor Katharina Gerstenberger ( and Book Review Editors Britta Kallin ( and Michael “Mac” Mackenzie ( by March 1, 2022. Please direct questions to Dr. Gerstenberger.