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Professorship (W1/W2) for digital anthropology (Tenure-Track)
Published(40 days ago)
Deadline for applications(4 days ago)
Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) is one of the leading research universities in Germany. As a reform-oriented campus university, it houses the full breadth and width of expertise in the main branches of science and research under one roof. Working in an environment that promotes a dynamic exchange between individual academic disciplines and their cultures, researchers and students alike benefit from the opportunities of interdisciplinary collaboration.
W1 (W2) TENURE-TRACK PROFESSORSHIP FOR DIGITAL ANTHROPOLOGY
After its application to the federal-state programme for the promotion of early career researchers has been accepted, RUB is currently implementing 18 new tenure-track professorships. Following a successful tenure evaluation, the respective tenure-track professor will subsequently be awarded permanent tenure.
The Catholic Faculty of Theology at Ruhr-Universität Bochum will be awarding a
W1 (W2) tenure-track professorship for Digital Anthropology
anticipated start date: October 1st, 2019.
The future tenure-track professor will be representing the field of digital anthropology in education and research. She/he will investigate the individual and social processes of digital transformations from a philosophical and theological perspective, taking into account their anthropological dimension in close interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary exchange. She/he is to work under the aspect of digitization on building a network with other professors within and outside the faculty and is expected to develop and apply for innovative third-party funded research projects. In teaching, she/he is expected to cover the whole range of topics related to digital anthropology and to communicate the challenges and possibilities of digitization to the students of the faculty and the university alike.
The appointment requirements in accordance with § 36 ff. of the Higher Education Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (Hochschulgesetz NW; www.rub.de/appointments) must be met.
Other mandatory requirements include:
A degree in Catholic theology and a Ph.D. in Catholic theology;
Qualification for and deep commitment to academic teaching;
Willingness to engage with interdisciplinary research and collaboration;
Some experience with securing projects with third-party funding;
Readiness to participate in academic administration.
Ruhr-Universität Bochum is an equal opportunity employer.
Applications and all relevant documents (cover letter, academic CV, list of publications, certificates, list of acquired third-party funding, list of lectures and seminars) are to be submitted by December 15th, 2018 to the Dean of the Catholic Faculty of Theology at Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Prof. Dr. Thomas Söding, 44780 Bochum, Germany. Please send your application in a digital form in one .pdf data file via eMail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional informations about our faculty and criteria of evaluation are available on our homepage at http://www.kath.ruhr-uni-bochum.de