13/02/2020

Research and teaching position in the medieval history of religions

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    University of Konstanz
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    HistoryMedieval history
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    15/06/2020 12:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Germany › Konstanz
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/10/2020

OFFER DESCRIPTION

      Job advertisement

The University of Konstanz has been successful in the German Excellence Initiative and Excellence Strategy since 2007.

 

The chair for the History of Religions (Prof. Dr. Daniel G. König) in the Department of History, Sociology, Empirical Educational Research and Sport Science advertises a

Research and teaching position in the medieval history of religions
(E13 TV-L, 1 x 100 % or 2 x 50 %)

The position is available for a period of three years. It can either be filled by one post-doctoral researcher (100%) or two doctoral researchers (50% each).

Responsibilities:

• Participation in the research activities of the chair for the medieval history of religions, whose particular focus lies in the field of Christian-Muslim relations and transmediterranean entanglement. The applicant is expected to contribute to the project of producing an anthology of primary sources on transmediterranean history.

• teaching of undergraduate courses, either 4 (100% employment) or 2 (50% employment) teaching units in the field of medieval history.

 

Persons with disabilities are explicitly encouraged to apply. They will be given preference if appropriately qualified (contact + 49 7531 88-4016). The University of Konstanz is committed to ensuring an environment that provides equal opportunities and promotes diversity as well as a good balance between university and family life. As an equal opportunity employer, we strive to increase the number of women working in research and teaching. We also support working couples through our dual career programme (https://www.uni-konstanz.de/en/equalopportunities/family/dual-career/).

More detailed information is available from Prof. Dr. Daniel G. König. We look forward to receiving your application with the usual documents (letter of motivation, CV, list of publications, list of courses taught, and copies of your respective academic degree[s]) in one single pdf-file until 15 June 2020 via E-mail to Mrs Heidi Engelmann, heidi.engelmann@uni-konstanz.de, and Professor König daniel.g.koenig@uni-konstanz.de.

More Information

Benefits

The position is available for a period of three years. It can either be filled by one post-doctoral researcher (100%) or two doctoral researchers (50% each).

Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    HistoryMedieval history
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    History: Master Degree or equivalent

Skills/Qualifications

• The 50%-position as doctoral researcher requires a Master degree in the field of history. Its holder should pursue the goal of writing a PhD-thesis.

• The 100%-position as post-doctoral researcher requires a PhD-degree and an appropriate number of academic publications depending on the candidate’s experience.

Specific Requirements

• Excellent reading skills in Latin and modern European languages, specifically English and Romance languages. Reading skills in Arabic, Hebrew or other languages are not obligatory, but highly welcome. German skills are not required but will facilitate communication in and outside the university.

• A general interest in wider questions of religious and social history, in particular the relations between Jews, Christians, and Muslims as well as the current repercussions of these historical relations.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
University of Konstanz
Germany
Baden-Wuerttemberg
Konstanz
78464
Universitätsstraße 10

EURAXESS offer ID: 492227

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