Associate Professor in Brazilian Studies 965105

University of Aarhus - Department of Global Studies

The School of Culture and Society, Department of Global Studies at Aarhus University invites applications for a position as associate professor in Brazilian Studies with a special focus on the history of Brazil in a regional and in a global context.

The associate professorship is a permanent position available from 1 August 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Place of employment: Jens Chr. Skous Vej 3-7, 8000 Aarhus C

The position
The successful applicant must have strong academic competences with regard to Brazil in a global history and regional context. The department is especially interested in a research profile within environmental humanities, the history of knowledge and science, or historical relations and exchange between Brazil and Europe/Asia/USA in areas such as culture, science and knowledge exchange. Applicants must be willing to participate in consolidating and expanding the field in terms of both teaching and research. We expect a high level of language proficiency in Portuguese sufficient to work in a language-based area programme.

The Department of Global Studies has a strong focus on regional and trans-regional research, and aims to provide a distinct approach to and understanding of the conditions of our contemporary globality. By combining cutting-edge area studies with history and the social sciences, the Department of Global Studies offers education and research, which combine distinct knowledge about certain areas, their languages and cultures with state-of-the-art academic research in the emergent field of global studies. Please see

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