Professorship History Bochum

posted by Katalin Teller on 2010/03/06 18:41

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The Faculty of Historical Sciences at Bochum University is seeking to fill the position of a professor for the History of the Ottoman Empire and Turkish History in the Department of History (W2 on the German professorial scale) by October 1, 2010. Deadline for application: March 31, 2010.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate the ability to cover the field of the History of the Ottoman Empire and Turkish History within the department; a proven research record in the History of intercultural relations as well as those between different religions would be advantageous. He or she is expected to participate in the newly founded Centre for Mediterranean Studies as well as the research projects of Faculty and University. The ability to initiate research projects capable of generating third-party funding is essential.

Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant field as well as an excellent research profile, i. e. the equivalent of a German Habilitation, as well as a proven record in academic teaching.

Ruhr-University Bochum is an equal opportunities employer.

To apply please send a covering letter together with documentation of your career to date (no publications) to the following address: An den Dekan der Fakultaet für Geschichtswissenschaft der Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum, Postfach 10 21 48, 44780 Bochum, Germany.

The Ruhr-University Bochum is one of Germany’s leading research universities. The University draws its strengths from both the diversity and the proximity of scientific and engineering disciplines on a single, coherent campus. This highly dynamic setting enables students and researchers to work across traditional boundaries of academic subjects and faculties. Host to 32,600 students and 4,700 staff, the Ruhr University is a vital institution in the Ruhr area, which has been selected as European Capital of Culture for the year 2010.