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The Centre of Jewish Studies announces the
Kurt-David-Brühl-Guest Professorship for Jewish Studies (m/f/d)
6 hours a week
summer term of 2023 (01.03.2023-30.06.2023)
position to be filled as of 01.03.2023
The Kurt-David-Brühl Guest Professorship for Jewish Studies was initiated in the academic year 2001/02 with the purpose of teaching the foundations of Jewish History and Culture and approaching specific topics in specialized courses. The courses taught by the Kurt-David-Brühl Guest Professor are integral part of the Joint Master’s Programme „Jewish Studies – History of Jewish Cultures“ and also feed into other curricula of the School of Humanities at the University of Graz. The purpose of the guest professorship is to expand the number of courses offered in the field of Jewish Studies at the University of Graz. The teaching load is 6 hours per week, two of which are to be taught as a specialized lecture, the other 4 as seminars. One lecture has to be taught in English as part of the cooperation with the University of Bar Ilan. The Kurt-David-Brühl Guest Professorship for Jewish Studies is a position in the field of cultural studies and is thus open for applicants from a broad range of scholarly disciplines. A thematic focus is put on Jewish and non-Jewish, Jewish and Christian or Muslim relations/interactions during the 19th and 21st century.
The guest professor would be expected to be present in Graz during the semester.
- Teaching load of 6 hours per week (2 as a specialized lecture, 4 as seminars), one course in English as part of cooperation with University Bar Ilan
- PhD in a relevant academic discipline
- Excellent qualifications in teaching and research in a relevant academic field
- Pedagogical and didactic skills
- International teaching experience and intercultural awareness
- Gender mainstreaming competence
- Interest in further cooperation with the center for Jewish Studies (desirable)
- Applicants will have demonstrated excellence in scholarship and teaching in any area of Jewish Studies
Salary scheme of the Universitäten-KV (University Collective Agreement): B1
A salary in excess of the collective agreement minimum wage of EUR 3,612.86 gross per month is offered.
We offer you a job with a lot of responsibility and variety. You can expect an enjoyable work climate, flexible work hours and numerous possibilities for further education and personal development. Take advantage of the chance to enter into a challenging work environment full of team spirit and enthusiasm for your job.
Application deadline: 22.06.2022
The University of Graz strives to increase the proportion of women among its visiting professors and therefore encourages qualified women to apply.
Especially with regard to academic staff, we welcome applications from persons with disabilities who meet the requirements of the advertised position.
Please add a letter of motivation and submit a sample syllabi of the courses they are prepared to teach (2 seminars and 1 lecture) via the upload field in the application form.The concepts should provide information on the contents, methods and objectives of the respective course (max. 400 words per course).
Applicants with proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be given preference if equally qualified. For further information, please refer to our general application regulations .
Please note that in order to comply with the applicable data protection regulations, we can only accept applications via our web-based applicant tool for this vacant position.