Employment: Professur (assistant professor) of Old and Middle English Literature, University of Dusseldorf

Closing date 13th June 2013

W1/W3-Professur (assistant professor)  of Old and Middle English Literature (tenure track),
University of Dusseldorf.

UD are looking for applicants with proven research and teaching capabilities in both Old and Middle English Literature. Additional requirements include a good knowledge of Old and Middle English and the willingness to teach in the field of historical linguistics. The successful candidate will be expected to make significant contributions to theoretical and methodological inquiry within the Faculty of the Humanities.

Further qualifications include outstanding pedagogical skills and the readiness to engage in interdisciplinary research and academic administration, especially in the Research Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (FIMUR). The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching at both BA and the MA levels as well as willingness to pursue third party (external) research funding opportunities aggressively. International experience in both research and teaching is advantageous.

Employment prerequisites include (in addition to the regulations of § 36 of the University Governance Laws of North Rhine-Westphalia  [Gesetz über die Hochschulen des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen]) the proven ability to initiate and implement research as well as additional achievements.

HHU is an equal opportunities employer and participates in the Dual Career Network Rheinland (www.dualcareer-rheinland.de).

Candidates are requested to submit a curriculum vitae (including a record of teaching, funding received, and a list of
publications (not the publications themselves), citing Reference No 25 B 13-3.1. The closing date for applications is 13.06.2013.

Applications either in English or in German (preferably in digital form) are accepted and should be addressed to:
Dekan der Philosophischen Fakultät der Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf Universitätsstraße 1 40225 Düsseldorf
dekanat@phil.hhu.de

Please do not submit application materials in folders and be sure to send copies only, as documents will not be returned (they will be destroyed after the selection procedure has been completed). We also request that you additionally submit your application in digital format as a single file on a CD.

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