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Assistant Professorship Digital Humanities with a special focus on digital editions (W1), no tenure track (f/m/d)

The Human Resources Strategy for Researchers
25/01/2023

Job Information

Organisation/Company
University of Cologne
Research Field
Other
Researcher Profile
First Stage Researcher (R1)
Country
Germany
Application Deadline
Type of Contract
To be defined
Job Status
Negotiable
Offer Starting Date
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?
Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?
No

Offer Description

In cooperation between the University of Cologne and the North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences and Arts, an Academy Assistant Professorship (W1) Digital Humanities with special consideration of digital editions without tenure track is available at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Cologne as of 01.10.2023.

YOUR TASKS
The position holder develops the research field of digital editions in the context of the Digital Humanities at the University of Cologne in exchange with existing research focuses in the field of text editions as well as in close cooperation with the edition projects within the framework of the Academies‘ Programme. Requirements therefore include knowledge and expertise in text editing. Experience in working on international research projects is desirable. The professorship is also associated with the further development of the study programmes of the Institute for Digital Humanities (IDH) as well as collaboration within the Task Area Editions of the NFDI. Active participation in current debates and research initiatives in the sense of the public humanities is expected. Collaboration within the Cologne Center for eHumanities of the Faculty of Humanities is a prerequisite, and the conception of relevant research projects is expected.
The systematic expansion of national and international scientific cooperation and researchbased collaboration with international partners is desirable.

YOUR PROFILE
We are looking for a person with experience and excellent expertise in the field of text editions and especially digital editions. A broad profile of methods and models is desirable, as well as a willingness to engage with new research questions and problems (such as large text corpora, non-Latin script, etc.). We are looking for a personality who can build a bridge in research and teaching between the already existing research foci and new questions, both theoretically-conceptually and practically-applied. ration in the areaof digital editions are desirable.

Experience in the area of thirdparty funding acquisition and successful cooperation in the area of digital editions are desirable.

WE OFFER YOU

  • an international working environment supporting the career development of scholars
  • a diverse and fair working environment
  • support in reconciling work and family life
  • flexible working time models, full-time positions suitable for job sharing
  • extensive advanced training opportunities
  • occupational health management offers
  • local transport ticket at a discount for UoC employees

The position (of a Juniorprofessorin / Juniorprofessor) is available as of 01.10.2023. Formal requirements are detailed in Section 36 of the Higher Education Act of North
Rhine-Westphalia (Hochschulgesetz – HG NRW). The teaching load comprises 2-3 semester hours per week.

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) by 15.02.2023. Your application should be addressed to the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities. Additionally submit five writings relevant to the professorship, including your qualification thesis(es).

Requirements

Research Field
Other
Education Level
Master Degree or equivalent

Additional Information

Work Location(s)

Number of offers available
1
Company/Institute
University of Cologne
Country
Germany
Geofield

Contact

State/Province
NRW
City
Köln
Street
Albertus-Magnus-Platz
Postal Code
50923
E-Mail
philfak-berufungen@uni-koeln.de