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Professorship (W1, tenure track) of Social & Cultural Anthropology (Ethnologie)The initial tenure track appointment as Assistant Professor is for six years (§ 64 of the Higher Education Act of the State of Hessen (HHG)) with a midterm evaluation. Upon positive tenure track evaluation, the incumbent will be promoted to a permanent position at a higher level (W2). The teaching load of the professorship (W1) is reduced to four hours per week in order to promote the candidate’s further qualification, after conversion into a professorship (W2) eight teaching hours per week. For applications to be considered, candidates are expected to cover the main areas of Social & Cultural Anthropology in teaching and to have relevant research experience in at least one of these areas. Further expected is regional expertise based on fieldwork in Africa; experience in teaching and in procuring third-party funds; excellent publications; international visibility; the willingness to participate in the Institute’s research activities and its academic self-administration; and the ability to work in a team.
A further requirement for application is a dissertation in Cultural & Social Anthroplogy (Ethnologie). According to § 64 HHG persons that obtained their PhD at Goethe University Frankfurt are not eligible to the position. The doctorate should not date back to more than four years and should be complemented by further scientific achievements. The initial designated salary for the position is based on "W1" on the German university scale or equivalent.
Goethe University is an equal opportunities employer, which implies that applications from women are specifically encouraged.
For further information regarding the general conditions for professorship appointments, please see: www.vakante-professuren.uni-frankfurt.de Highly qualified academics matching the profile of requirement are invited to submit their complete application with usual documentation (curriculum vitae covering academic and professional career experience; copies of all relevant diplomas and certificates; a full list of publications (writings on request only); previous and projected research projects (max. 3 pages); an overview of courses taught, including, if possible, teaching evaluations; specifications about fieldwork experience abroad and procurement of third-party funds
Applications are to be submitted by e-mail (in one single PDF) within four weeks after release of the advertisement (deadline: 2017-04-06) to the Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy and History, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.