Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Postdoctoral Research Assistant (m/f/d, E 13 TV-L, 100%)  
Faculty of Humanities, English Department  
Application deadline: 15.03.2024  

The English Department of the University of Tübingen, Germany, invites applications for a  Postdoc Position (m/f/d, E 13 TV-L, full time)  

The position is expected to be filled as of 01.10.2024 for a fixed period of 4 years. The teaching load  is 4 hours per week.  

The successful candidate is a literary scholar with a doctoral degree in English literature, preferably  with a specialization in Early Modern English literature (1500-1700). Fields of expertise should include  digital humanities methods, poetics/aesthetics, and/or religion and literature. The postdoc is expected  to have teaching experience in English literature, to participate in the research activities of the chair,  in particular in those research projects that are part of the Collaborative Research Centre “Different  Aesthetics” and the Research Unit “De/Sacralization of Texts”, and pursue a research project of their  own (second book or Habilitation). The successful candidate will also take on organizational and administrative tasks.  

The University of Tübingen is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. We invite qualified women  to apply. The University of Tübingen welcomes applications from outside Germany. Applications from  equally qualified candidates with disabilities will be given preference.  Applications, including a full curriculum vitae, list of publications, list of courses taught, concise de scription of the envisaged research project and the names and email addresses of at least two references, should be sent, preferably as one PDF document, by 15 March 2024, via e-mail, to: Prof. Dr.  Matthias Bauer,