The Martin-Buber-Institute is looking for an outstanding academic
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Faculty of Philosophy
Professor of Modern Jewish Cultural and Social History
in their (trans-) European linkages (W3) (w/m/d)
The University of Cologne is one of the largest and strongest research universities in Germany, offering a wide range of subjects. With its six faculties and its interfaculty centers, it offers a broad spectrum of scientific disciplines and internationally outstanding profiles.
The Martin Buber Institute for Jewish Studies at the University of Cologne, founded in 1966, is to receive a stronger accentuation in the field of modern Judaism, especially since the 18th century, by filling this professorship. The professorship is linked to the management of the Institute and its cross-epochal, interdisciplinary, and integrated into the faculty. The aim is also to expand national and international academic contacts and cooperation.
Within the scope of the new profiling, the holder of the position is also responsible for the conception of the study program (including the MA program) as well as the development and implementation of events for the public (“Third Mission”). The cooperation in joint research projects of the faculty as well as the conception of relevant research projects are expected. A commitment in the area of academic self-administration is desired.
WE OFFER YOU
The University of Cologne offers you an excellent academic environment, a wide range of opportunities for professional human resources development, as well as support for dual career couples and for the compatibility of family and career.
The professorship is to be filled as soon as possible. The hiring requirements of § 36 of the Higher Education Act NRW apply. As a rule, the teaching load is nine semester hours per week.
The University of Cologne promotes equal opportunities and diversity. Female scholars are especially invited to apply and are given preferential consideration in accordance with the LGG NRW. Applications from scientists* with severe disabilities and their equals are also expressly welcome.
Please send your application with the usual documents (curriculum vitae, list of publications and courses, teaching evaluation results (if available), certificates of academic examinations and appointments) via the University of Cologne’s appointment portal (https://berufungen.uni-koeln.de) to the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities by November 19, 2020.
Please also submit your qualification paper as well as up to four papers that you consider meaningful for the professorship in individual PDF files. Furthermore, we request an integrated institute-,
Research and teaching concept for the future Martin Buber Institute.
We are looking for an internationally renowned scholar who can build a bridge between Jewish Studies and Jewish Studies. The research focus can be in the areas of modern Jewish history, literature and cultural studies, as well as philosophy. In addition to a cultural and social-historical profile, the work should clearly demonstrate an interdisciplinary orientation. Relevant experience in the area of academic institute management and the acquisition of third-party funding is expected, as is the ability to cover the history of modern Judaism in its breadth in academic teaching. Knowledge of German, English and Hebrew is required.
Type of employment: Full time
Period of employment: Permanent
Application deadline: Thursday, 19th of November 2020 – 11:59PM
Application link: https://berufungen.uni-koeln.de
Contact details: University of Cologne
Martin Buber Institute for Jewish Studies
50931 Cologne, Germany
Contact person: Ms Tina Karrasch
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