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Junior Professorship (W2) for "Digital Media and Computation" at Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Musicology and Media Studies
Published(411 days ago)
Deadline for applications(383 days ago)
Humboldt-Universität zu BerlinBerlin
The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Musicology and Media Studies, invites applications for a
Junior Professorship for
„Digital Media and Computation“
from 01.04.2019. This is a W2 tenure track position. In order to verify whether the individual performance meets the requirements of a permanent employment, an evaluation process will be opened not later than after five years of service. The professorship will be funded by the „Bund-Länder-Programm zur Förderung des wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchses.“ The aim of the programme is to pave the way for a secure career in academia for early stage researchers. Tenure track professors at the HU Berlin are expected to carry out research and teach, as well as be active on various university committees and acquire leadership and management skills. The concrete requirements out of the framework catalogue [https://hu.berlin/tenuretrack_katalog] will be specified in the course of the appointment process.
The research focus of this position will be the epistemological and technical analysis of digital media, with a particular focus on "computing" as a model structure of contemporary and future media cultures. Applicants should demonstrate excellent research expertise in at least one of the fields of physical computation, critical code studies, media archaeology, software studies and/or Internet studies. In accordance with the specific profile of the Department of Musicology and Media Studies at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, the successful candidate will be expected to conduct innovative research at the intersection of digital media studies and sound studies and to contribute to the further development of the department‘s practice-based institutions for teaching and research (Media Archaeological Fund, Signals Laboratory) in the realm of digital media.
The applicants must meet the legal requirements for professorial appointments in accordance with § 102a of the "Berliner Hochschulgesetz".
HU is seeking to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching, and specifically encourages qualified female scholars to apply. Researchers from abroad are welcome to apply. Severely disabled applicants with equivalent qualifications will be given preferential consideration. People with an immigration background are specifically encouraged to apply.
Please send your application (including a publication list, a complete list of taught courses, information on both past and current research projects, and a 2-page synopsis of the research profile) by 27.09.2018, quoting the reference number JP/017/18 to: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Prof. Kassung, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin or preferably in electronic form in one pdf file to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Since we will not return your documents, please submit copies in the application only.
Please visit our website www.hu-berlin.de/stellenangebote, which gives you access to the legally binding German version.