ORGANISATION/COMPANYGoethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main
RESEARCH FIELDReligious sciences › Theology
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE14/04/2019 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
LOCATIONGermany › Frankfurt am Main
TYPE OF CONTRACTPermanent
The Faculty of Catholic Theology at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Germany invites applications for the following position, which is funded by the Tenure Track Programme of the German Federal Government and the Federal States (BLP-TT), starting at the earliest possible date:
Professorship (W1, tenure track) in Theology facing contemporary global challenges
The initial tenure track appointment as Assistant Professor (civil servant or public employee) is for six years according to § 64 of the Higher Education Act of the State of Hessen (HHG). Upon positive evaluation, the incumbent will be promoted to a permanent position at a higher level (W2). The invitation to apply aims to reach early-stage researchers. According to § 64 (3) HHG candidates should not have obtained their PhD at Goethe University Frankfurt or should have worked as a researcher at an external institution for at least two years after their PhD. The doctorate should not date back to more than four years.
The department welcomes the application of international early career researchers with an outstanding doctorate in Catholic theology, in a subject of systematic or practical theology, who have innovative research achievements or research projects of theological reflection in relation to significant contemporary phenomena of plural and globalized societies. A scientific profile that pays particular attention to the contemporary challenges for the form of theological theory is desired.
Applicants are expected to have adequate experiences in research-oriented teaching. The position includes teaching in the courses offered in the bachelor's, master's and teacher training programs. The successful candidate will also be involved in teacher-training. Experience in teaching at school and novel ideas regarding this topic would be welcome.
The designated salary for the position is based on the German university pay scale or equivalent. Goethe University is committed to increasing the proportion of female faculty and therefore especially encourages women to apply. Applications of scientists from abroad are explicitly requested. Severely disabled applicants with equal qualification and aptitude will be given preferential consideration. For further information regarding the general conditions for professorship appointments and the BLP-TT, please see: www.vakante-professuren.uni-frankfurt.de.
Qualified researchers are invited to submit their application in English or German (including CV, copy of transcripts for all degrees completed, records of publications, teaching and research experience, and extramural funding) via e-mail until 14 April 2019 to the Dean of the Department of Catholic Theology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt/Main, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
EURAXESS offer ID: 381649
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