Karl-Frazens University of Graz (Austria)
The Institute of English Studies at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities
is seeking to appoint a
Professor (f/m) of English Literary and Cultural Studies pursuant to §98 of the University Act (UG)
(40 hours per week; permanent employment according to the Austrian Law on Salaried Employment (AngG); expected starting date October 1st 2020)
The holder of the position will represent the field of English literary and cultural studies from the early modern period up to and including the 18th century in research and teaching, with a particular focus on Shakespearean drama. Teaching responsibilities concern the bachelor’s and master’s programmes in English and American studies, the English teacher training programme, and the doctoral programme. Research and teaching should focus on literary studies and philologically-oriented cultural studies. In addition, the holder of the position will seek points of contact with existing research collaborations at the institute and at the faculty. Applicants are expected to have a record of excellent research activities and teaching experience in the above-mentioned fields. The candidate is expected to have a habilitation or equivalent qualification in English Literature, excellent academic qualification in research and teaching for the relevant subject, and a very good command of German. In addition, we expect gender mainstreaming competence.
Please submit your applications stating the reference number BV/19/98 ex 2018/19 by March 27th 2019 at the latest.
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