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Assistant professorship (W2) for Digital Philology - Modern German Literature (Tenure Track)
Published(221 days ago)
Deadline for applications(189 days ago)
Technische Universität DarmstadtDarmstadt
The Department of History and Social Sciences (Institute for Linguistics
and Literature) at the Technische Universität Darmstadt offers a
vacant position as an
Assistant professorship (W2, Tenure Track)
for Digital Philology –
Modern German Literature(Code. No. 523)
The position is open beginning from the earliest date possible and
is initially limited to six years. The candidate should support the
Institute's and the Department's established research emphasis on
Digital Humanities, specifically on Digital Philology. The candidates
should have a research profile focused on computer-based, interdisciplinary literary studies.
The professorship will take responsibility for teaching in all degree
programmes in German Studies and Digital Philology. Furthermore,
interdisciplinary cooperation within the department and beyond (e.g.
with Computer Science and the Centre for Cognitive Science) as well
as the commitment to active participation in the faculty and university
self-government, and experience in third-party funding acquisition are
expected. We especially welcome impulses that include the reflection
of cultural change through digitization, construction and development
of interdisciplinary relevant corpora, and analytical methods. In
addition to an excellent dissertation, further professionally relevant
and notable achievements along with considerable experience in
teaching are mandatory.
The professorship is financed by funds from the "Bund-Länder-Programm
zur Förderung des wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchses".
Regulations on the maximum period of scientific activities after the
acquisition of the PhD degree as well as all additional requirements for
employment are subject to § 64 section 3 HHG in the respective current
versions. The assistant professorship is designed as qualification
professorship as per § 64 HHG. For the position the option for a
tenured full professorship after a successful tenure procedure is given.
The position is initially limited to six years. Remuneration follows the
German W-Besoldung at level W2 Hessisches Besoldungsgesetz.
The Technische Universität Darmstadt intends to increase the number
of female employees and encourages female candidates to apply. In
case of equal qualifications applicants with a degree of disability of at
least 50 or equal will be given preference. Part-time employment is
The Technische Universität Darmstadt is certified as a family-friendly
university and offers a dual career program.
Qualified applicants are invited to submit a letter of application,
indicating the code number, and accompanied by the usual documents,
to the following address: Dean of the Department of History and
Social Sciences, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Dolivostraße 15,
64293 Darmstadt, Germany.