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The Team

Dr. Stefanie Lerch-Pesendorfer

Stefanie Lerch-Pesendorfer studied Ancient History and History of Arts at the University of Graz and the Université de Montréal. Since Feburary 2014 she is co-responsible for the DocService, doctoral studies service center at the University of Graz, and since 2015 also co-responsible for the Doctoral Academy Graz.

Stefanie Lerch-Pesendorfer has co-realized the anthologies "Räume und Dinge. Kulturwissenschaftliche Perspektiven", transcript 2014, and "Wissenschaft Macht Nachwuchs", Universitätsverlag 2017, with Susanne Kink and Gerald Lind.

Level of employment: 25 hours per week

Dr. Gerald Lind

Gerald Lind studied History and German Linguistics and Literature at the University of Vienna and the University of Edinburgh. From 2006 to 2009 Lind was a member of the Doctoral College “Cultures of Difference” at the University of Vienna. Currently, Lind works as a lecturer in literary history, literary critic, fiction writer, and expert for doctoral studies. Gerald Lind is co-responsible for the doctoral studies center DocService and for the Doctoral Academy Graz at the University of Graz.

Lind has published and co-edited books, collections of essays, articles and reviews in the fields of cultural and literary studies as well as on the social dimension of academic life. Relevant book publications are the monograph "Das Gedächtnis des Mikrokosmos" (2011), the novels "Zerstörung" (2013) and "Lumbers Reise" (2016), and the collections "Ambivalenzraum Universität" (2016, co-edited with Doris Pany) and "Wissenschaft Macht Nachwuchs" (2017, co-edited with Stefanie Lerch and Susanne Kink).

Website: gerald-lind.at

Level of employment: 35 hours per week

Dr. Johanna Stadlbauer

Dr. Johanna Stadlbauer is part of the early career researcher development team since 2020, and coordinator of the postdoc office since September 2021. Studied cultural anthropology / European ethnology in Graz and Dunedin (New Zealand). 2012 to 2015 university assistant prae doc at the Institute for Cultural Anthropology and European Ethnology at the University of Graz. 2015 to 2016 Postdoc Assistant & Head of Study Program at the Institute for Cultural Analysis, University of Klagenfurt, and (Deputy) Chair of the Expert Commission for Gender Studies / Feminist Sciences. 2016 - 2020 work in research and adult education outside the university (Association for Men's and Gender Issues Styria; NGO JUKUS), here in particular in EU projects on gender-reflective violence prevention, diversity, equality. During this time, she also worked in equality offices at universities (Equal Opportunities Office, Leuphana University of Lüneburg, University Center for Women's and Gender Studies, University of Klagenfurt).

Level of employment: 40 hours per week


Dr. Corinne Von der Hellen

Corinne Von der Hellen studied Environmental System Sciences (ESS) at the University of Graz. In 2005 she joined the team of the ESS-Coordination Office as a coordinator of a new set of course options offered by a co-operation of several academic departments. From 2008 to 2011 she worked as a research associate and doctoral candidate at the Institute for Systems Science, Innovation and Sustainability Research at the University of Graz. In this context she held seminars for bachelor students in the field of sustainability management. In December 2011 she completed her doctoral studies in Geography at the University of Graz. Since September 2011 Corinne Von der Hellen is part of the team responsible for DocService and since 2019 also co-responsible for the Doctoral Academy Graz at the University of Graz.

Level of employment: 35 hours per week


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