Job Opening: Assistant/Associate Professor of Japanese Studies

Tenure Track Option in the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Tübingen

The Faculty of Humanities at the University of Tübingen invites applications for the position of assistant/associate professor (W 1) of Japanese Studies (Japanese Systems of Values). The position is initially limited to four years (tenure status), with the possibility of extension by a further two years. The appointed candidate has the option to pursue a tenure-track system at the level of assistant/associate professor (W1) with the option of being appointed to the position of full professor (W3). The position is due to commence on April 1, 2013.

The chosen candidate will be requested to teach four to six hours per week (during the winter and summer terms). He/she is expected to carry out research on Japanese Studies independently. Furthermore, the selected person should fulfil the research and teaching obligations required for appointment as full professor at a university or equivalent institution.

Requirements for appointment are an excellent PhD dissertation in a relevant topic, international publications, evidence of third-party grants (fellowship/scholarship) and teaching experience.

Tübingen University is particularly interested in applications from female candidates for this position and therefore strongly urges women to apply.

Applications from disabled candidates will be given preference if the qualifications of these candidates are identical to those of a non-disabled candidate.

Applications with the usual documents (Curriculum Vitae, references, list of publications and teaching experience) should be sent to: Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, University of Tübingen,Wilhelmstrasse 50, 72074 Tübingen, Germany, dekanat@philosophie.uni-tuebingen.de.

The closing date for applications is October 10, 2012.

For further information see our homepage http://www.uni-tuebingen.de/fakultaeten/philosophische-fakultaet/fakultaet/ausschreibungen/professuren.html

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Paula lives in the vortex of academic life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
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