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CfA: Full Professorship (W3) for Jewish Religion and Philosophy (Universität Potsdam)

Application deadline: December 31, 2021

News vom 30.11.2021

The University of Potsdam, Faculty of Arts, School of Jewish Theology, invites applications for the following position to be filled by spring 2022:

Full Professorship (W3) for Jewish Religion and Philosophy

The future holder of the post will represent the full disciplinary breadth of the research and teaching of Jewish religious thought with a systematic theological focus. In order to promote interreligious competence among students, profound knowledge of Islamic philosophy in research and teaching would be an additional asset. The successful candidate is expected to cooperate with the Department of Jewish Studies and Religious Studies and the Department of Life Orientation – Ethics – Religion (L-E-R). Close cooperation with the Abraham Geiger College (AGK) and the Zacharias Frankel College would be particularly welcome.

The duties of the professorship include teaching in the degree programs of the School of Jewish Theology as well as supervising doctoral and post-doctoral theses. The position requires special familiarity with internal Jewish perspectives and orientations. Applicants must be members of a Jewish congregation.
A habilitation or habilitation equivalent in Jewish religious philosophy and intellectual history, Jewish or Judaic studies is expected. Non-German speakers are expected to acquire a working knowledge of German within the first two years of their appointment.

For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Walter Homolka (walter.homolka@uni-potsdam.de).

The hiring process is subject to the requirements set forth in Section 41 subsection 1 no. 1 - 3, 4a and 4c of the Brandenburg Higher Education Act (BbgHG). The appointment procedure is conducted in accordance with Section 40 BbgHG.

The University of Potsdam aims to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore expressly invites qualified female candidates to apply. The University of Potsdam values the diversity of its members and pursues the goals of equal opportunities regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, disability, age, sexual orientation or identity. In the case of equal qualification, women and people with a severe disability will be given preferential consideration in accordance with Section 7 (4) BbgHG. We explicitly welcome applications from abroad and from individuals who will enrich the diversity of our university and represent a variety of individual backgrounds and experiences.

The University of Potsdam offers dual career support and coaching for newly-appointed professors: www.uni-potsdam.de/arbeiten-an-der-up/appointments

Please submit your application (including a presentation of your research interests, curriculum vitae, copies of academic certificates and documents, list of publications, list of courses taught, teaching evaluations, list of externally funded projects) via e-mail to ausschreibungen@uni-potsdam.de (in a single PDF file) by December 31, 2021.

Forschung & Lehre: 30.11.2021
ZEIT: 02.12.2021

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