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University Professorship (W2/W3) Study of Religion with a focus on History of Christianity's Interrelations
Published(1046 days ago)
Deadline for applications(1017 days ago)
University of BremenBremen
The Institute of the Study of Religion and Related
Didactics in the department of Cultural Studies at the
University of Bremen invites applications for the position:
University Professor with Tenure
salary scale W2/W3
in the field
Study of Religion with a focus on
History of Christianity‘s Interrelations
The appointee will be responsible for research and teaching
in the field of Study of Religions and will be expected to
introduce the abovementioned focus into the Institute‘s
school-based and non-school-based Bachelor‘s and
Master‘s study programs.
He/she will introduce a research focus into the area History
of Interrelations of Christianity and a non-European religious
tradition (Buddhism, Hinduism, African religions, or similar).
In this respect the appointee will also bring into his/her
teaching both (1) history of Christianity as well as (2) history
of interrelations of religions in a global perspective (e.g.
colonial and missionary history, globalization, migration,
flight) and (3) historical method.
The appointee will be expected to proactively support the
Institute‘s internal networking and internationalization
activities as well as the further development of the subject
area as part of enhancing the University of Bremen‘s profile
in research and academic education. He/she will also be
expected to have gathered experience in applying for
third-party funding of research projects.
The appointee must be capable of addressing issues of
gender differences in the context of subject-specific research
and education with particular sensitivity.
The appointee should meet the following minimum
successful completion of a full course of university
education; a doctoral degree with excellent results;
postdoctoral experience of teaching and/or research in the
subject Studies of Religion or History, or possibly in a
neighbouring discipline, e.g. in connection with a junior
professorship or non-university occupation,
relevant experience of teaching and research,
suitable pedagogical aptitude.
Applications from abroad are especially welcome! There will
be possibilities for delivering courses in English, and this will
be desired for a non-school-based Master. Nevertheless,
after two years the appointee will be expected also to deliver
some courses in German.
The University of Bremen seeks to increase the proportion of
women involved in research and teaching and therefore
particularly welcomes female applicants. International
applications and applications from academics with a
migration background are explicitly welcome. Applicants with
severe disabilities with essentially equal qualifications and
personal aptitude will be prioritized.
Closing date for applications is 04.11.2016. Please send
your application by surface mail with mention of the above
reference number and together with the usual documents to
the following address or by email (a combined pdf): firstname.lastname@example.org Universität Bremen
Dekanin Fachbereich Kulturwissenschaften (FB 9)
Frau Prof. Dr. Dorle Dracklé
Postfach 33 04 40