Chair (W3) of History of Saxony

Dresden (DE)
23 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
21 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

At the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Science in the Institute of History the position of 

Chair (W3) of History of Saxony

is to be filled as soon as possible.

The applicant should represent the field in research and teaching within the Faculty of Arts, Hu-manities and Social Sciences (Philosophische Fakultät) and  is obliged to participate in the self-administration of the university. A willingness and ability to conduct classes in English is ex-pected. Candidates are expected to adress history of Saxony in comparative regional perspec-tive, and preferably with a focus on early modern and modern history. The participation in inter-disciplinary research groups of TU Dresden, and the cooperation with partners of DRESDEN-concept (e.g. Militärhistorisches Museum Dresden, Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden) as well as with other partners in the field is expected. Applicants must be prepared to act as one of the directors of the Institute of Saxon History and Ethnography (Institut für Sächsische Geschichte und Volkskunde e.V.) and should, therefore, have sufficient experience in scientific management.

Experience in acquiring third party funding is presupposed. A focus on current history, culture, language, and/or social scientific theories and issues (e.g. violence and emotion analysis or gen-der research) is highly desired, as well as the willingness for interdisciplinary cooperation. Ap-plicants must fulfil the employment qualification requirements of § 58 of the Act Governing Ac-ademic Freedom in Higher Education in the Free State of Saxony (Saxon Academic Free-dom in Higher Education Act – SächsHSFG). 

The TU Dresden seeks to employ more female professors. Hence we particularly encourage women to apply. Applications from disabled candidates or those with additional support needs are also very welcome.

The University is a certified family-friendly university and offers a Dual Career Service. If you have any questions about these topics, please contact the Equal Opportu-nities Representative of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Science (Mr. Hermann Diebel Fischer, +49 351 463-36389) or the Representative of Employees with Disabilities (Mrs. Birgit Kliemann, Tel.: +49 351 463-33175).

Please send your application together with a curriculum vitae, a description of your scientific career, a list of publications, a list of external funding received, and information about your teaching experiences and evaluations, as well as one notarized copy of the highest academic degree as one hard copy and electronically (CD) by 21.09.2017 (stamped arrival date of the uni-versity central mail service) to: TU Dresden, Philosophische Fakultät, Dekan, Herrn Prof. Dr. Lutz M. Hagen, 01062 Dresden.

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