We are seeking qualified applicants for a professorship in the area of Church History. The professorship is located within the Institute of
Catholic Theology at Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. The Institute is addressing societal challenges, which is why this professorship
should not only perform research within a traditional area of church history, but also provide broader expertise in religious history.
The applicant is expected to take on a religious-historical perspective of the political impact of religion on modern day societies. The applicant
will be expected to perform independent research and take on teaching responsibilities within the Bachelor and Master of Education in Catholic
Religious Education; the Bachelor of Arts in Humanities and Social Sciences; the Master of Arts in Theology and Global Development.
Additional experience in the area of digital learning strategies are particularly welcome.
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.
Please send a cover letter stating research aims and a CV to: Dekanin der Philosophischen Fakultät der RWTH Aachen University, Prof. Dr. Christine Roll, 52056 Aachen.
You can also send your application via email to Bewerbung_BV4@fb7.rwth-aachen.de. Please note, however, that communication
via unencrypted e-mail poses a threat to confidentiality as it is potentially vulnerable to unauthorized access by third parties.
The deadline for applications is 2019, October 31st.
This position is also available as part-time employment per request.
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 un-derrepresented across RWTH Aachen University.
The principles of fair and open competition apply and appointments will be made on merit.