ORGANISATION/COMPANYUniversity of Cologne
RESEARCH FIELDReligious sciences › Other
RESEARCHER PROFILEEstablished Researcher (R3)Leading Researcher (R4)
APPLICATION DEADLINE22/04/2021 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
LOCATIONGermany › Köln
TYPE OF CONTRACTTo be defined
HOURS PER WEEK40
Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Professorship in Historical Theology (Catholic) (W2) (f/m/d)
The University of Cologne is one of the oldest and largest universities in Germany. With its six Faculties covering a broad spectrum of disciplines and its internationally outstanding research profile areas, it enjoys an excellent reputation for its academic achievements and high standards of undergraduate and graduate education.
The discipline of ‘Historical Theology’ is to be represented in its entire width in both research and teaching in all study programmes available at the Institute of Catholic Theology.
A special focus on the church history of modern times and contemporary church history is expected; a further focus on the cultural history of the church is desirable. Apart from outstanding achievements in research, you will have to have salient achievements in teaching as well.
We expect an international network of academic contacts, outstanding publications in high-ranked academic journals, collaboration with neighbouring disciplines within the Faculty of Arts and Humanities and with the Faculty of Catholic Theology at the University of Bonn. Experiences with raising third-party funds are desirable. A commitment to academic self-administration in all its facets and to the promotion of young scholars is an integral part of your professional duties.
The University of Cologne provides a stimulating academic environment with a wide range of career development opportunities as well as support services for dual career couples and family-friendly working conditions.
The position is available at the earliest possible date. Formal requirements are detailed in Section 36 of the Higher Education Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (Hochschulgesetz – HG NRW). As a rule, the teaching load comprises nine semester hours per week (i.e., two hours per week is one 90-minute course per semester).
The University of Cologne is committed to equal opportunities and diversity. Women are especially encouraged to apply and will be considered preferentially in accordance with the Equal Opportunities Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (Landesgleichstellungsgesetz – LGG NRW). We also expressly welcome applications from people with disabilities / special needs or of equal status.
Please submit your application via the University of Cologne’s Academic Job Portal (https://professorships.uni-koeln.de) no later than 22 April 2021. Your application should be addressed to the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities. It should include a CV including information on your academic career, a list of publications, a list of courses taught, an overview on your research profile, teaching quality assessments and certificates on the didactics of higher education, information on your acquisition of third-party funds and your official academic transcripts and certificates. Please submit five publications relevant to the chair‘s profile, including your qualifying thesis(es).
EURAXESS offer ID: 624854
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