The University of Kassel is a modern and growing University with round about 25.000 students. She has an extraordinary wide section with expertise of nature, technique, culture and society.
In the Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of History, the following position is available in connection with the Academy project ‚Burchard's Dekret Digital‘ (Decretum Burchardi Digitalized) as of the next possible date:
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The University of Kassel is seeking to appoint a University Professor (W 3 salary level, Academy Professorship) in the Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of History, in connection with the Academy project ‘Burchards Dekret Digital’ (Decretum Burchardi Digitalized). The Professorship in an appointment initiated jointly by the University of Kassel and The Academy of Sciences and Literature, Mainz, with the intention of contributing to a higher level of networking between the two institutions.
We are seeking a person with an outstanding research record, who will represent the field of ”Medieval History” in teaching and in research in its full scope and in all courses of study. Candidates for this post will be expected to demonstrate that they have undertaken excellent research in the context of at least two epochal focal points of the History of the Middle Ages, which is demonstrated by relevant publications. We should like to invide candidates to apply whose research has an emphasis on cultural history. We would furthermore welcome applications from candidates with experience or interest in the field of digital historical studies. The applicant needs to demonstrate a willingness to make a substantial contribution to the Academy´s project ‘Burchards Dekret Digital’ (Decretum Burchardi Digitalized). The appointee´s willingness to initiate in the future further joint projects between the University of Kassel and the Academy of Sciences and Literature, Mainz, is desired.
A further prerequisite is a wellingness to actively participate in the research foci and initiatives of the Faculty, especially in the field of History, as well as the ability to engage in interdisciplinary and internationally recognized research. Candidates will be expected to show experience in the acquisition and implementation of third-party funded projects. The appointee will be required to supervise and promote the work of junior researchers, especially in the area of our structured PhD training. Part of the official duties comprises a participation in academic self-governance.
The requirements of §§ 61 and 62 of the HHG (Hessisches Hochschulgesetz) apply.
The ability to do scientific work, usually proven by a habilitation or habilitation-equivalent achievements as well as pedagogical aptitude is required.
If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Prof. Dr. Anne-Charlott Trepp, Tel.: +49 561 804-3171, E-Mail: anne-charlott.trepp(at)uni-kassel.de
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The University of Kassel is very interested in the professional satisfaction of its employees. It is distinguished as a family-friendly university and, in the interests of equal opportunities, strives to offer everyone the same opportunities for development and to counteract existing disadvantages. It promotes the Family Welcome Service and also the Dual Career Service for positions that are scientifically and academically filled. One of the strategic goals of the University of Kassel is to significantly increase the proportion of women in research and teaching. Applications from women are therefore particularly welcome. Seriously handicapped and equivalent applicants are given preference if they have the same suitability, qualifications and professional performance. Full-time positions are generally divisible (except when filling civil servant positions).