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Assistant Professorship (W1, tenure track W2) of Cultural Media Studies with a focus on Game Studies and related fields
Published(360 days ago)
Deadline for applications(332 days ago)
The Faculty of Arts and Humanities of Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf invites applications for an
Assistant Professorship (W1, tenure track W2) of
Cultural Media Studies with a focus on Game Studies and related fields
to take up appointment on 01.10.2019. The position is funded by
the WISNA Bund-Länder-Programm.
We are seeking an exceptional individual who has the potential to
represent the field in all its depth in research and teaching.
The teaching responsibilities consist of contributions to the
curriculum of the bachelor’s and master’s degree of the Department
of Media and Cultural Studies.
Candidates (m/f) must have an internationally recognised research
profile as well as a proven track record in high-level publications and
in the acquisition of third-party funding. A strong commitment to
academic teaching as well as working in academic self-administration
Employment is initially for three years. Given a successful evaluation
in the third year, employment will be renewed for another three
years. Conditional on a positive (tenure) evaluation in the sixth year,
the position is transformed into a permanent position at associate
professorship level (German pay scale W2).
Applicants (m/f) will be hired in accordance with the general
prerequisites pertaining to service law of section 36 of the North
Rhine-Westphalia University Act (Hochschulgesetz NRW) which
require an aptitude for teaching, exceptional competence in
research, and additional scientific achievements.
Applications from women are expressly welcome. Women of equal
aptitude, ability and professional competence will receive particular
consideration unless there are compelling reasons for choosing
Applications from suitably qualified severely disabled persons or
disabled persons regarded as being of equal status according to
Book IX of the German Social Legal Code (SGB - Sozialgesetzbuch)
At Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, appointments may also be
part-time, provided there are no overriding administrative reasons in
individual cases for requiring full-time employment.
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf offers a Dual Career Service
and is a member of the Rhineland Dual Career Network (Dual Career
Netzwerk Rheinland). Further information can be obtained at www.dualcareer-rheinland.de.
Applicants (m/f) should submit (1) a personal statement, (2) a
curriculum vitae that includes lists of all scientific publications and
of competitively acquired third-party funding, and (3) a short
statement of research and teaching interests in
digital format. Applications should be sent, as a
single PDF file, citing reference number 18 B
18-3.1, to the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and
Humanities (firstname.lastname@example.org). The closing
date for applications is 20.09.2018.
Please do not submit application materials in folders and be sure to send copies only, as documents will not be returned (they will be destroyed after
the selection procedure has been completed).