Junior Professorship (W1) for the History of Violence in Modern Europe

Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum

The Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) is one of Germany’s leading research universities. The University draws its strengths from both the diversity and the proximity of scientific and engineering disciplines on a single, coherent campus. This highly dynamic setting enables students and researchers to work across traditional boundaries of academic subjects and faculties.

The Ruhr-Universität Bochum - Faculty of History - invites applications for a

Junior Professorship (W1) for the History of Violence in Modern Europe

to start on 01 April 2017.

Applicants should be able to cover the history of violence in Europe in both research and teaching and have shown an interest in new approaches with regard to both subjects and methodology. They should be prepared to conduct interdisciplinary and comparative research into the phenomena of violence in Europe as well as to contribute to furthering the methodology of research into the history of violence.

The successful candidate will be expected to work within the History Institute’s focus on the History of Violence and to contribute to its efforts to acquire third party funding.

Requirements for the position include an excellent PhD/Dissertation and evidence of special aptitude for academic teaching as well as the willingness to participate in the self-governing bodies of the RUB. In addition, applicants are required to be enthusiastic about teaching, to contribute to the relevant research projects and to work within an interdisciplinary and international context. A further requirement is the willingness and ability to acquire third party funding and to supervise PhD candidates.

The Ruhr-Universität Bochum is an equal opportunities employer.

Applications including a covering letter, information on your academic career to date, lists of publications and third party funding as well as academic certificates should be sent by email to the Dean of the Faculty of History of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, email: dekan-gw@rub.de, no later than 03 November 2016.

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