The Department of History at the University of Cologne (Germany) is seeking to appoint a W2-Professor (f/m/d) in Latin American History.
The position is to begin October 1st 2021.
The University invites applications from scholars with expertise in the field of Latin American history. Applicants should demonstrate outstanding nationally and internationally recognized scholarship in the field of Latin American history. They are expected to teach Latin American history in the context of the Latin American Studies Program of the University (BA and MA) as well as in other study programs of the Historical Institute, especially the Global History program (MA). They also should engage in the broader research projects of the faculty, especially in the Latin American Center (CLAC) and the Global South Studies Center (GSSC). Experiences in the acquisition of third party funding, participation in larger research projects and / or international cooperation are welcome.
Applicants will be hired in concordance with § 36 of the University Law of the State of NorthRhine Westphalia. As a rule, the teaching load comprises nine semester hours per week (i.e., two hours per week is one 90-minute course per semester).
The University of Cologne is committed to equal opportunities and diversity. Women are especially encouraged to apply and and will be considered preferentially in accordance with the Equal Opportunities Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (Landesgleichstellungsgesetz – LGG NRW). We also expressly welcome applications from people with disabilities / special needs or equal status.
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. Furthermore please also submit a copy of the dissertation and up to four relevant articles which you consider relevant to the professorship.
Please apply via the University’s Academic Job Portal (https://berufungen.uni-koeln.de) no later than June 10th, 2020.