Freie Universität Berlin - Department of History and Cultural Studies Institute of Turkish Studies
Tenured Professorship in Turkish Studies
salary grade: W 3
reference code: W3Turkologie
The successful applicant will cover the field of Turkish Studies in research and teaching. The professorship will have its main chronological focus on the Ottoman Empire with an emphasis on cultural studies and history to complement the existing profile in Freie Universität Berlin’s areas studies.
Apart from the official duties in accordance with Article 99 of the Berlin Higher Education Act, we expect the appointee to engage in the following activities:
She or he will closely cooperate with existing and planned research networks, both within the framework of the Excellence Initiative and other initiatives (e.g. Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies, planed English Master program in History and Culture of the Middle East and the English Master program Global History). The appointee is expected to also address gender and diversity issues in research and teaching.
Appointment requirements are governed by Article 100 of the Berlin Higher Education Act (Berliner Hochschulgesetz).
The successful candidate is expected to have a research focus in the history and culture of the Ottoman Empire. She or he should have international teaching experience and an excellent track record of international research activities in Turkish Studies. Furthermore, applicants should have a solid knowledge of Turkish and Ottoman and ideally of another Turkic or of another language of the region. We are especially looking for a colleague who has international experience in academic collaborations, especially in Turkey. Additionally, the new professor is expected to have experience in acquiring and leading externally funded research projects and should be able to teach in German and English.
How to apply:
Applications should include a CV, copies of all certificates of academic qualification in German or English; if applicable the letter of appointment (please add translations if needed), a list of publications, a list of courses previously taught, and evidence of teaching competence. Furthermore, please include information on involvement in ongoing and future research endeavours, joint research projects and externally funded projects, and if necessary language certificates. If applicable for the respective content area, please give information on industrial cooperation, inventions/patents and spin-offs.
All materials including a private postal and an email address must be received preferably electronically in one PDF file (maximum 5 MB), quoting the reference code no later than November 14th, 2019 at
Freie Universität Berlin
Department of History and Cultural Studies
c/o Heike Willingham
Application guidelines, general information on the appointment procedure, appointment requirements for professorships at Freie Universität Berlin, and regulations of the Berlin Higher Education Act which are relevant for professorships (Articles 99, 100, 101, 102 a,102c BerlHG) can be found online: www.fu-berlin.de/praesidialamt.
Freie Universität Berlin is an equal opportunity employer.