Technische Universität Dresden - Faculty of Linguistics, Literature, and Culture, Institute of English and American Studies
The TU Dresden is one of eleven German universities that were identified as an “excellence university”. TUD has about 36.500 students and almost 5319 employees, 507 professors among them, and, thus, is the largest university in Saxony, today.
Having been committed to sciences and the engineering before the reunification of Germany, TU Dresden now is a multi-discipline university, also offering humanities and social sciences as well as medicine.
Chair (W2) of North American Literature
The position is to be filled as soon as possible.
The future holder of the chair shall represent American Studies in research and teaching, with a focus on North American literature, including its historical perspectives. The successful candidate needs to have specialized in at least one of the following research areas:
Literature and media change,
Literary and cultural theory.
We prefer candidates with a Cultural Studies orientation who are familiar with interdisciplinary research contexts as well as with a track record in successful grant applications and experiences in international settings. The holder of the position will be expected to contribute to existing research networks and to provide impulses for new initiatives in the Research Priority Area “Culture and Societal Change.” We further expect a commitment to committee work and academic self-administration. Applicants must fulfil the employment qualification requirements of § 58 of the Act on the Autonomy of Institutions of Higher Education in the Free State of Saxony (Higher Education Act of the Free State of Saxony – SächsHSFG).
What we offer:
TU Dresden seeks to employ more female professors. Hence, we particularly encourage women to apply. Applications from disabled candidates or those with additional support needs are very welcome. The University is a certified family-friendly university and offers a Dual Career Service. If you have any questions about these topics, please contact the Equal Opportunities Officer of the Fakulty of Linguistics, Literature, and Culture (Robert Fischer, phone +49 351 463-36015) or the Representative of Employees with Disabilities (Birgit Kliemann, phone +49 351 463-33175).
How to apply:
Please send applications including CV with your academic background, list of publications, summary of teaching activities and evaluations (last three years) as electronic copy (CD, DVD, USB-stick) as well as a certified hard copy of your highest academic degree by 18.09.2018 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies) to: TU Dresden, Fakultät Sprach-, Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaften, Dekan, Herrn Prof. Dr. Christian Prunitsch, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden.
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Technische Universität Dresden, Fakultät Sprach-, Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaften, Dekan, Herrn Prof. Dr. Christian Prunitsch, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden
including CV with your academic background, list of publications, summary of teaching activities and evaluations (last three years) as electronic copy (CD, DVD, USB-stick) as well as a certified hard copy of your highest academic degree