CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Tenure-Track-Professur (W2) | z. B. Faculty of Arts | Universität Potsdam | Deadline: 15.09.2018
The University of Potsdam (UP)’s tenure track model (www.uni-potsdam.de/tenure-track) demonstrates dedication to supporting the next generation of scientists. After an initial hiring period of up to five years, position holders will be evaluated on the basis of their research and teaching. During this phase, the positions will be funded via the Tenure Track Program of the German Federal Ministry of Education of Research (BMBF). Given a positive evaluation, position holders will then be promoted to associate professor with tenure. UP invites applications for the following positions, to be filled as soon as possible: Four Open Topic Associate Professorships W2 with Tenure Track The positions are meant exclusively for scientists at an early stage in their career; this must be the candidate’s first appointment under the definition provided in Section 43 subsection 1 sentence 3 of the Brandenburg Higher Education Act (BbgHG). Even though one position each will be assigned to the following four faculties, they are completely open with regard to discipline and research focus: - Faculty of Arts - Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences - Faculty of Human Sciences - Faculty of Science We encourage applications that demonstrate interdisciplinary potential and cooperation. Applicants should clearly indicate to which of the four faculties they apply for. They should also explicitly outline their possible interfaces with current UP activities in research and teaching. We expect: - a Ph.D. degree and at least one year of postdoc research - an excellent scientific record with peer reviewed publications - experience in the acquisition of research funds - an innovative project plan with which applicants can demonstrate their strategic fit with the Faculty to which they are applying - a creative teaching concept For more information, please see the Concept for the Procedure for Selecting and Hiring Open Topic Associate Professorships with Tenure Track (approved by the Senate). Applications with a presentation of your research interests, curriculum vitae, copies of academic certificates and documents, a list of publications, a list of conducted courses and a list of externally funded projects should be sent in a single PDF file to the University of Potsdam at firstname.lastname@example.org by September 15th, 2018.