Full Professorship (W3) for the Old Testament II (Theology of the Old Testament)
Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)
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The Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Theology at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) invites applications for a
Full Professorship (W3) for the Old Testament II
(Theology of the Old Testament)
The professorship is a full-time and permanent position to be filled by 1 April 2024.
We seek to appoint a leading expert with an internationally visible research and teaching profile. The professor’s research and teaching will cover all areas of the Old Testament, focusing in particular on the theology of the Old Testament.
Successful candidates show an excellent academic track record in research and teaching at the highest international standards. You have substantial research experience abroad and/or in international cooperations as well as experience in managing research projects and in raising third-party funding. A university degree in Protestant Theology and an outstanding doctoral degree as well as a passion for education and pertinent teaching experience are prerequisites. Candidates who are able and willing to teach in both English and German are desired. The position also requires additional postdoctoral qualifications. These should be in the form of a habilitation (postdoctoral thesis) or equivalent academic qualifications. You may also have acquired these necessary qualifications in a non-university context or through a junior faculty position (for example as W1 Professor or Assistant Professor).
FAU expects applicants to demonstrate academic leadership, engage in early career development, and to drive FAU’s strategic agenda. FAU pursues a policy of intense student mentoring and therefore expects its teaching staff to be present during lecture periods.
FAU offers an outstandingly productive research environment as well as a passionate and multi-disciplinary scholarly community within a vibrant institutional network.
In its pursuit of academic excellence, FAU is committed to equality of opportunity and to a proactive and inclusive approach, which supports and encourages all under-represented groups, promotes an inclusive culture, and values diversity. FAU is a family-friendly employer and is also responsive to the needs of dual career couples.
Please submit your complete application documents (CV, list of publications, list of lectures and courses taught, copies of certificates and degrees, list of third-party funding) online at https://berufungen.fau.de by 1 June 2022, addressed to the Speaker of the School of Theology, Prof. Dr. Andreas Nehring. Please contact email@example.com with any questions.