Junior Professor for the History and Culture of Islam in the Eastern Mediterranean
About The Event
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany
Call for Applications
Application Deadline: December 27, 2018
The junior professor should represent the entire field in research and teaching.
Knowledge of Arabic is required, that of Ottoman Turkish is also desirable. The candidate should either possess or be willing to develop a research focus on gender relations and roles from a historical perspective. Competencies in the field of visual and material culture are preferable.
The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the conception and development of a planned major, “History and Culture of the Near East”. Furthermore, cooperation is expected in teaching the courses of study of the Historical Seminar, in their further development, and in academic self-governance. Applicants should be willing to assume responsibility in line with Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz leadership guidelines and to further develop their leadership skills accordingly.
The state of Rhineland-Palatinate and the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz promote the intensive mentorship of students and thus expect a frequent campus presence by the university faculty.
The junior professorship has been advertised in the context of the Female Junior Professor Program of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate and supports women in science.
Source: European Commision
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Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz