Faculty of Humanities

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W3-Professorships, Tenure Track-Professorships, Associate/Assistant Professorships

W 3 Professor of Archaeometry (f/m/d)

Deadline June 07, 2020

The Faculty of Humanities at the University of Tübingen invites applications for a position as a

W 3 Professor of Archaeometry.

to commence immediately.

The successful candidate will conduct research and teaching right across the field of Archaeometry. He/ she will be expected to carry out outstanding, internationally visible research activities as well as taking on co-responsibility for a new interfaculty center of archaeometry, which is currently in development, along with partners both within the University and outside it, such as the Curt-Engelhorn-Zentrum Archäometrie gGmbH. The holder of this position must be expressly willing and able to carry out close interdisciplinary collaboration with all the University’s archaeology subjects.

Required qualifications include a PhD or equivalent international degree and postdoctoral qualifications equivalent to the requirements for tenure. This includes evidence of teaching effectiveness. Furthermore the holder of this position must have international experience and experience in successfully applying for and executing national and international third-party- funded projects.

The University of Tübingen is particularly interested in increasing the number of women in research and teaching and therefore strongly encourages women candidates to apply. In line with its internationalization agenda, the university welcomes applications from researchers outside Germany. Applications from equally qualified candidates with disabilities will be given preference.

Send your application together with the required documents (curriculum vitae and outline of academic career, scanned copies of certificates and degrees, publications list, list of teaching experience) along with up to 5 publications are to be sent in electronic form to the Dean of the Faculty of the Humanities (bewerbungenspam prevention@philosophie.uni-tuebingen.de) by June 07, 2020. Enquiries may also be sent to this address.

W1-Professor (with tenure track) of the History of the Medieval Middle East and the Mediterranean (f/m/d)

Deadline: June 29, 2020

The Faculty of Humanities at the University of Tübingen invites applications for a position in the Department of History, Medieval History section, as a

Professor (W1, tenure track) of the History of the Medieval Middle East and the Mediterranean

to commence as soon as possible.

The holder of this professorship will represent the History of the Medieval Middle East and the Mediterranean from the 7th to the 15th century.

The successful candidate will have a completed doctorate in the area within the advertised professorship which demonstrates potential for outstanding publications in leading international journals. He or she will be able to demonstrate teaching experience. Applicants will be expected to be able to read historical sources in at least two different languages in the area (Greek, Arabic, Syrian, Persian, Coptic, etc.). The holder of this position will be in a position to develop core research areas from both before and after the turn of the first millennium CE.

The successful candidate will be willing and able to collaborate on a broad thematic basis within the Faculty’s research centers and networks and in all study programs of the History Department.

This is a tenure-track position and is subject to an interim evaluation after four years and a final evaluation after six years. If the final evaluation is positive, the post will be upgraded to a full (W3) professorship after six years with no re-advertising of the position. The position has a teaching load of four hours per week prior to interim evaluation, and six hours thereafter.

Here you can find the evaluation criteria for the transition to this professorship and our quality assurance plan.

Applicants for a tenure-track professorship with a PhD from Tübingen must have changed universities after completing their doctorates or have worked in academia for at least two years somewhere other than the University of Tübingen. Applications from candidates who have completed a habilitation will not be considered.

The University of Tübingen is particularly interested in increasing the share of women in research and teaching and therefore strongly encourages women candidates to apply. In line with its internationalization agenda, the university welcomes applications from researchers outside Germany. Candidates who do not speak German must be willing to learn it. Applications from equally qualified candidates with disabilities will be given preference.

Applications should be sent, together with the required documents (curriculum vitae and outline of academic career, copies of certificates and degrees, publications list, list of teaching experience, overview of core research areas) in electronic form to the Dean of the Faculty of the Humanities at the University of Tübingen, bewerbungenspam prevention@philosophie.uni-tuebingen.de.

Enquiries may also be sent to this address.

Preliminaries

Here you can find the general quality assurance plan for assistant professorships with tenure track of the University of Tübingen.

The individual evaluation criteria for each of the positions can be found right after the respective tender offer.

As of spring 2018, the new Baden-Württemberg State Higher Education Act will include the category of Tenure Track Professorship in § 51b. Until then, the term used is "assistant professor with tenure track." Therefore it is possible for people who hold such a W1 positions to call themselves and be called tenure-track professors. The calls for applications published on this part of the website are to fill such Tenure Track Professorships. It is possible to receive supplements to the basic salary for W1 positions and, thus, also for Tenure Track professors.


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