Tenure Track Position in Medieval and Early Modern Global History, University of Tübingen

The Institute of Medieval History (Department of History, Faculty of Humanities) at the University of Tübingen is seeking, at the earliest possible date, a tenure-track faculty member at the initial rank of Associate Professor (W1) of Late Medieval and Early Modern Global History.

The successful applicant will represent the field of global history between the fourteenth and seventeenth centuries in both research and teaching. They will contribute to research centres and research clusters, and to all study programmes offered by the Department of History. The position will entail teaching obligations of four to six periods per week during term time. We expect the successful applicant to learn German within the first three years and to be able to teach in German after the first evaluation.

Required qualifications include an outstanding doctoral thesis in either Late Medieval or Early Modern Global History. Further requirements include a clear potential for future publications in renowned, internationally visible peer-reviewed journals, and suitability for the position in terms of teaching experience.

The University of Tübingen aims to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching, and therefore particularly welcomes applications from female candidates. International candidates are likewise explicitly invited to apply.

All qualifications being equal, severely disabled applicants will be given preference.

Applications including the necessary documents (curriculum vitae, outline of academic career, scans of relevant certificates and transcripts, a list of publications, proof of teaching experience) and all monographs authored by the applicant as well as up to five pertinent articles should be submitted to the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities via email (application[at]philosophie.uni-tuebingen.de) by April 27, 2018. Further enquiries may likewise be addressed to the Dean.

For further information on this position, please visit http://www.uni-tuebingen.de/en/faculties/faculty-of-humanities/faculty/ausschreibungenstellenangebote/professuren/tenure-track-professorships.html