Full Professor for Contemporary and Modern History, University of Konstanz (Konstanz, Germany)

For more senior applicants eyeing a W-3 (Full Professor) position in German-speaking Europe, the University of Konstanz—home of this year’s Toynbee Prize recipient Jürgen Osterhammel—has announced a call for applications for a position in Contemporary and Modern History. The call for applications reads as follows:

W3-Professorship (permanent position) for Contemporary and Modern History with a focus on the 19th and 20th century

to be filled by 1 April 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The ideal candidate must represent the contemporary and modern history in the fields of research and teaching in the BA/MA-program and BEdu-program History, and in interdisciplinary degree programs. The candidat must be willing to take part in cooperativ projects in the field of research and teaching.

Requested is especially also a global history perspective.

Preconditions for a successful application are an habilitation or equivalent scientific achievements in the subject History with a focus on Global History and also experiences with the application for third-party funds.

We are offering a research intensive and motivating surrounding in an interdisciplinary orientated department with excellent conditions to implement own ideas in the areas of research and teaching.

The University of Konstanz is an equal opportunity employer that tries to increase the number of women in research and teaching.

The University of Konstanz has been certified as a family-friendly institution by the Hertie Foundation and is committed to further the compatibility of work and family life.

The University of Konstanz offers a “Dual Career Couples Programme“. Information is available at: http://www.familie.uni-konstanz.de/dual-career/ .

The University of Konstanz encourages applications from people with a disability. They will be given preference if appropriately qualified (contact +497531/88-4016 and 88-2834).

For more on the application process, read on:

Applications including a CV, a list of publications, a record of teaching experience, copies of academic degree certificates, a completed submission form (see link below), and reference to   Job Offer No. 2016/217 are to be sent electronically in a single pdf-document not later than 10th of November 2016 to the head of the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Konstanz,    e-mail: geist.sektion@uni-konstanz.de .

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