Assistant Professor in Transcultural East Central European Studies at University of Tübingen, Deadline October 1

The following job announcement comes to CEERES from the University of Tübingen:

The Slavic Department of the University of Tübingen is announcing the availability  of an Assistant Professor (Juniorprofessor, W1) position in Transcultural East Central European Studies (literary and cultural studies)

The position is available starting 1 April 2011.

We are seeking a scholar with expertise in an East Slavic and a West Slavic (preferably Czech) literature and an additional thematic focus in cultural studies, including the entangled histories of Slavic (and non-Slavic) cultures in East Central Europe.

The successful candidate is expected to contribute to all relevant study programmes of the Department and participate in establishing postgraduate programmes. The workload will consist of 4 hours of teaching a week, and 6 hours after evaluation.

We are seeking scholars with a distinguished doctoral dissertation on a relevant subject, other internationally recognized publications and extensive teaching experience.

As a Juniorprofessor (W1) you will be expected to conduct research and fulfil teaching duties independently. You will be appointed for 4 years. After a positive evaluation this time will be extended by another 2 years.

The University of Tübingen aims at increasing the share of female professors. Women with appropriate qualifications are thus encouraged to apply. People with disabilities will be given priority if equally qualified.

Please include the following documents and information in your application: curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, lists of publications, courses taught, third-party funds acquired and existing cooperations as well as a research and teaching plan. The application should be submitted by 1 October 2010 to the Dean of the Neo philological Faculty of Tübingen University, Wilhelm str. 50, 72074 Tübingen, Germany.

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