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Professorship (W1, tenure track) in Theology facing contemporary global challenges
Published(335 days ago)
Deadline for applications(287 days ago)
Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am MainFrankfurt am Main
The Faculty of Catholic Theology at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe
University Frankfurt am Main, Germany invites applications for the
following position, which is funded by the Tenure Track Programme
of the German Federal Government and the Federal States (BLP-TT),
starting at the earliest possible date:
Professorship (W1, tenure track) in Theology
facing contemporary global challenges
The initial tenure track appointment as Assistant Professor (civil
servant or public employee) is for six years according to § 64 of the
Higher Education Act of the State of Hessen (HHG). Upon positive
evaluation, the incumbent will be promoted to a permanent
position at a higher level (W2). The invitation to apply aims to reach
early-stage researchers. According to § 64 (3) HHG candidates
should not have obtained their PhD at Goethe University Frankfurt
or should have worked as a researcher at an external institution for
at least two years after their PhD. The doctorate should not date
back to more than four years.
The department welcomes the application of international early
career researchers with an outstanding doctorate in Catholic
Theology, in a subject of systematic or practical theology, who have
innovative research achievements or research projects of theological
reflection in relation to significant contemporary phenomena of
plural and globalized societies. A scientific profile that pays particular
attention to the contemporary challenges for the form of theological
theory is desired.
Applicants are expected to have adequate experiences in
research-oriented teaching. The position includes teaching in the
courses offered in the bachelor`s, master`s and teacher training
programs. The successful candidate will also be involved in teachertraining.
Experience in teaching at school and novel ideas regarding
this topic would be welcome.
The designated salary for the position is based on the German
university pay scale or equivalent. Goethe University is committed
to increasing the proportion of female faculty and therefore
especially encourages women to apply. Applications of scientists
from abroad are explicitly requested. Severely disabled applicants
with equal qualification and aptitude will be given preferential
consideration. For further information regarding the general
conditions for professorship appointments and the BLP-TT, please
Qualified researchers are invited to submit their application in
English or German (including CV, copy of transcripts for all degrees
completed, records of publications, teaching and research experience,
and extramural funding) via email until 14 April 2019 to the Dean of
the Department of Catholic Theology, Johann Wolfgang
Goethe Universität Frankfurt/Main, email:firstname.lastname@example.org
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