University Professorship for the Arts and Visual Cultures of Africa
Freie Universität, Berlin, Germany Deadline: 03 February 2022
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Department of History and Cultural Studies at Art History Institute at Freie Universität Berlin is employing a University professor for the arts and visual cultures of Africa (Salary group: W 3 or comparable employment relationship)
excellent knowledge of the arts and visual culture of Africa
Examination of current cultural-scientific discourses and questions of method
international university teaching experience and excellent research activities
Experience in the acquisition and implementation of third-party funded projects
Experience with interdisciplinary work contexts
Ability to conduct courses in German or English
Expectations for future work:
In addition to the official tasks resulting in particular from Section 99 BerlHG, the appointed person is also expected to perform the activities listed below:
Cooperation with the other regional focal points at the Art History Institute as well as the local collections, museums and scientific institutions (e.g. Berlin State Museums etc.)
Participation in internal university research initiatives in the humanities
Participation in existing or planned regional and supra-regional collaborative research projects
Willingness to acquire any lack of knowledge of German or English within three years
Treatment of gender and diversity approaches relevant to the discipline in research, administration and teaching.
Your application should contain the following documents: curriculum vitae, certificates and certificates / if necessary also certificates of appointment in German or English (if necessary, attach translations), list of publications, if necessary information on school practice, list of courses carried out including evidence of pedagogical suitability, information on current ones or planned research projects, research collaborations and third-party funded projects, language certificates if applicable, and – if applicable for the respective subject – information on industrial collaborations, inventions, patents, spin-offs, etc.
Please submit your application documents electronically as a PDF file (maximum 5 MB) by 02/03/2022. Also add a private postal and e-mail address and refer to the identifier of the advertisement. Send your application to the e-mail address given below, using the following postal address for the formal addressing of your documents:
Free University of Berlin
Department of History and Cultural Studies
Application documents will be deleted after the statutory retention period has expired.
The legal provisions of the Berlin University Act (Sections 99, 100, 101, 102 a, 102 c BerlHG) that are particularly relevant for filling professorships can be found here: https://www.fu-berlin.de/sites/berufungen.
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