The Faculty of Humanities at the University of Tübingen invites applications for a position of a Professor of the History of the Medieval Middle East and the Mediterranean — LIMITE : 29/06/2020
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, Cop-tic, etc.). The holder of this position will be in a position to develop core research areas from both be-fore 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.
Detailed information on the criteria underlying the interim evaluation and promotion to the tenured po-sition may be found in our guidelines for tenure review under the following link: https://uni-tuebingen.de/de/12131. There you can also find information on this employment category.
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, bewerbungen[at]philosophie.uni-tuebingen.de.
Enquiries may also be sent to this address.
Deadline: June 29, 2020