RESEARCH FIELDLanguage sciences › Philology
RESEARCHER PROFILEEstablished Researcher (R3)Leading Researcher (R4)
APPLICATION DEADLINE10/10/2021 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
LOCATIONGermany › Leipzig
TYPE OF CONTRACTPermanent
HOURS PER WEEK40
OFFER STARTING DATE01/04/2022
The Faculty of Philology seeks to fill the following professorship from 1 April 2022
Professorship in Classical Studies with a Focus on Ancient Greek Studies (W3)
The successful candidate will be expected to cover the whole field of Ancient Greek studies in research and teaching, with an interest in central texts of pre-Hellenistic (archaic or classical) Greek literature. A research focus in the area of acculturation processes in antiquity is desired, as is the competence to contribute to new research projects in the area of digital humanities / digital classics. Candidates are expected to have experience of acquiring external funding and of interdisciplinary collaborative research, and to participate in current and planned research priorities at Leipzig University. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in and contribute to the development of all courses in Greek philology and classics. Appropriate pedagogical aptitude is assumed. The Faculty of Philology at Leipzig University has drawn up a concept for the future of Greek studies, which will be sent to applicants invited for interviews and on which they will be asked to take a stance in a statement of no more than three pages.
The job holder’s rights and obligations are regulated by the Saxon Freedom of Higher Education Act (SächsHSFG) and the Saxon Service Regulations for Higher Education Institutions (DAVOHS). Applicants must meet the requirements of Sect. 58 SächsHSFG.
Leipzig University is committed to gender equality.
Severely disabled persons are encouraged to apply and will be given preference in the case of equal suitability.
Please apply by 10 October 2021 with the usual documents exclusively via Leipzig University’s recruitment portal: www.uni-leipzig.de/berufungen.
Dean of the Faculty of Philology
Professor Beat Siebenhaar
EURAXESS offer ID: 675042
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