14/02/2019

W1-Professor of Turkish Studies

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    The Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) is one of Germany’s leading research universities. The University draws its strengths from both the diversity and the proximity of scientific and engineering disciplines on a single, coherent campus. This highly dynamic setting enables students and researchers to work across traditional boundaries of academic subjects and faculties.
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Cultural studiesOriental studies
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    31/03/2019 23:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Germany › Bochum
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    41
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/10/2019

OFFER DESCRIPTION

The Institute for Oriental and Islamic Studies at the Faculty of Philology at Ruhr-Universität Bochum is inviting applications for the position of a

W1-Professor of Turkish Studies

starting 1 October 2019.

The successful candidate will teach and conduct research in the field of Turkish Studies; candidates with a focus in literary studies, combined with expertise in theory and methods of the social sciences and cultural studies methods are particularly invited to apply.

 

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Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

Competitive candidates will have a PhD dissertation demonstrating outstanding knowledge and expertise in Turkish Studies or related disciplines (e.g. Middle Eastern or Islamic Studies) as well as an excellent command of modern Turkish.

The Institute is interested in candidates with a strong record in research and teaching related to early modern and modern developments in the Ottoman Empire and/or Turkey. Knowledge of Ottoman Turkish, Arabic and Persian will be particularly welcome.

Specific Requirements

The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses and advise students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Teaching of 2 courses/seminars per semester in the first 3 years, and 2-3 courses in the remaining 3 years of the appointment (assuming a positive evaluation after 3 years) is required. Courses will be taught in the BA and MA programmes in Oriental and Islamic Studies.

Candidates are expected to carry out independent research and to participate in coordinated externally-funded research projects and in the acquisition of research funds.

Ruhr-Universität Bochum is an equal opportunities employer. We especially aim to support the careers of women in areas where they are underrepresented and therefore warmly welcome applications from women. We also warmly welcome applications from qualified applicants with disabilities.

Complete applications including CV, copies of academic certificates, lists of publications, funded projects and teaching record should be submitted by email (in one PDF-file) to the Dean of the Faculty of Philology at Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Prof. Dr. Manuel Baumbach, dekanat-philologie@rub.de, by March 31, 2019.

 

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
The Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB)
Germany
Northrhine-Westphalia
Bochum
44801
Universitätsstr. 150

EURAXESS offer ID: 380075

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