Chair (W3) of History of Saxony TU Dresden, Institute of History, Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Science

At the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Science in the Institute of History the position


Chair (W3) of History of Saxony


is to be filled as soon as possible.


The applicant should represent the field in research and teaching within the Faculty of Arts,
Humanities and Social Sciences (Philosophische Fakultät) and is obliged to participate in the
self-administration of the university. A willingness and ability to conduct classes in English is
expected. Candidates are expected to adress history of Saxony in comparative regional perspective,
and preferably with a focus on early modern and modern history. The participation
in interdisciplinary research groups of TU Dresden, and the cooperation with partners of
DRESDEN-concept (e.g. Militärhistorisches Museum Dresden, Deutsches HygieneMuseum,
Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden) as well as with other partners in the field
is expected. Applicants must be prepared to act as one of the directors of the Institute of
Saxon History and Ethnography (Institut für Sächsische Geschichte und Volkskunde e.V.) and
should, therefore, have sufficient experience in scientific management.


Experience in acquiring third party funding is presupposed. A focus on current history, culture,
language, and/or social scientific theories and issues (e.g. violence and emotion analysis
or gender research) is highly desired, as well as the willingness for interdisciplinary cooperation.
Applicants must fulfil the employment qualification requirements of § 58 of the Act
Governing Academic Freedom in Higher Education in the Free State of Saxony (Saxon Academic
Free-dom in Higher Education Act – SächsHSFG).


The TU Dresden seeks to employ more female professors. Hence we particularly encourage
women to apply. Applications from disabled candidates or those with additional support
needs are also very welcome. The University is a certified family-friendly university and offers
a Dual Career Service. If you have any questions about these topics, please contact the
Equal Opportunities Representative of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Science
(Mr. Hermann Diebel Fischer, +49 351 463-36389) or the Representative of Employees with
Disabilities (Mrs. Birgit Kliemann, Tel.: +49 351 463-33175).


Please send your application together with a curriculum vitae, a description of your scientific
career, a list of publications, a list of external funding received, and information about your
teaching experiences and evaluations, as well as one notarized copy of the highest academic
degree as one hard copy and electronically (CD) by 21.09.2017 (stamped arrival date of the
university central mail service) to: TU Dresden, Philosophische Fakultät, Dekan, Herrn
Prof. Dr. Lutz M. Hagen, 01062 Dresden.

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