Uni Cologne: Junior Professor (W1) in History and Historiography of Visual Media (non-tenure track)

23 October, 2015

The Institute of Media Culture and Theatre, University of Cologne, Germany, is seeking applications for the position of a

Junior Professor (W1) in History and Historiography of Visual Media (non-tenure track)

starting as soon as possible.

The scope of this professorship encompasses Visual Culture Studies, with a specific emphasis on history and historiography as well as on intermedial constellations.
Applicants should be willing to seek cooperation with partner disciplines such as History of Art and Musicology.

In the third year after the appointment there will be an interim evaluation. On the basis of this evaluation, the contract may be renewed for three more years. The teaching load is four semester hours in the first qualification phase and five semester hours in the second qualification phase.

Applicants will be hired in concordance with § 36 of the University Law of the State of North- Rhine Westphalia.

The University of Cologne particularly encourages applications from disabled persons. Disabled persons are given preference in case of equal qualification. Women are strongly encouraged to apply. Preferential treatment is given to women if their professional qualifications and abilities are equivalent to those of other applicants.

Applicants should submit their documents (CV, list of publications, list of taught courses, teaching evaluations if available, and copies of official certificates) to the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at the University of Cologne, Albertus-Magnus-Platz, 50923 Cologne, Germany by November, 27th 2015. Please do not send original certificates, as we are unable to return the documents. 

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