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Full Professor (f/m) in English Literary Studies
Published(652 days ago)
Deadline for applications(624 days ago)
RWTH Aachen UniversityAachen
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Please send a cover letter stating
research aims and a CV to:
Dekanin der Philosophischen
Fakultät der RWTH Aachen,
Univ.- Prof. Dr. Christine Roll,
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The deadline for applications is 02.11.2017
This position is also available as
part-time employment per
RWTH Aachen University is certified as a family-friendly university
and offers a dual career program
for partner hiring. We particularly
welcome and encourage applications from women, disabled
people and ethnic minority
groups, recognizing they are underrepresented across RWTH
Aachen University. The principles
of fair and open competition
apply and appointments will be
made on merit.
Full Professor (W3) in English Literary Studies Faculty of Arts and Humanities
We are seeking qualified applicants for teaching and research
in the area of English literature studies. The starting date is
March 1, 2019. The candidate will have an international research
profile in reader-response studies, literary stylistics
and/or (other) empirically oriented approaches that is evidenced
by thematically relevant and internationally recognised publications.
In teaching, the candidate will be responsible for a broad
range of English language literature covering as many epochs
and literatures of the English-speaking world as possible. The
candidate will be responsible for teaching in the teacher training-
related B.A. and M.Ed.study program in the subject English
as well as in the B.A./M.A.study program "literature and
linguistics" in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.
A Ph.D. degree is required; additionally, Habilitation (post-doctoral
lecturing qualification), an exemplary record of research
achievement as an assistant / an associate / a junior professor
or university researcher and/or an outstanding career outside
academia are highly desirable. Ability in and commitment to teaching
are essential. The application should include supporting
documents regarding success in teaching. German is not necessary
to begin but will be expected as a teaching language
within the first 5 years.
Within the framework of its research strategy, English studies at
RWTH aims to establish a focus on empirical approaches in literary
studies. Methodically, an empirical orientation or willingness
to advance the profile of the department with respect to
empirical approaches to literary studies is assumed. Experience
in the acquisition of third-party funds as well as experience in
collaboration with disciplines in science and engineering particularly
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