[Humanist] 23.280 professorship at Darmstadt

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 23, No. 280.
         Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Tue, 08 Sep 2009 10:27:54 +0200
        From: Sabine Bartsch <bartsch at linglit.tu-darmstadt.de>
        Subject: Professorship in Humanities Computing (W3) at TU Darmstadt

The Department of German at the Institute of Linguistics and Literary
Studies at Technische Universität Darmstadt invites applications for a

Professorship in Humanities Computing (W3)
(ID-No. 295)

The prospective postholder is expected to teach courses in German
linguistics or literary studies as well as humanities computing at
undergraduate and graduate level (Bachelor/Master of Arts Germanistik,
Master of Arts Linguistic and Literary Computing, teaching degrees).

The postholder must have research interests and a proven track record of
excellent research in at least two of the following areas:
• Text technology
• History and theory of literature and media
• Text linguistics
• Media and communication (e.g. Conceptual History "Metaphern- und
• Digital editions

Formal requirements are the Habilitation ("Second book") or equivalent
qualification and an excellent record of teaching at university level.
Postholders are expected to actively engage in cooperative
interdisciplinary research within the faculty of History and Social
Science as well as the natural sciences and engineering disciplines.
They should have a record of attracting external research funding.

The position is tenured with a remuneration package commensurate with
experience and qualifications, following the German "W-Besoldung". The
regulations for employment are specified under §§ 70 and 71 HHG
(Hessisches Hochschulgesetz). Candidates who already hold a civil
servant status (Beamtenverhältnis) can be reappointed under the same
status. Nonpermanent contracts can be made permanent after positive

The Technische Univesität Darmstadt intends to increase the number of
female faculty members and encourages female candidates to apply. In
case of equal qualifications severely disabled applicants will be given

Applications referring to the Identification Number (ID-No. 295)
(including a CV, list of publications, copies of relevant diplomas, a
record of teaching activities and scientific accomplishments) are to be
sent to the
      Dean of the Faculty of History and Social Science,
      Prof. Dr. Rudi Schmiede,
      64293 Darmstadt.

Deadline for applications: October 8th, 2009

Official URLs of this text:
German:  http://www1.tu-darmstadt.de/pvw/dez_iii/stellen/295.tud
English: http://www1.tu-darmstadt.de/pvw/dez_iii/stellen/295englisch.tud

Dr. Sabine Bartsch
Technische Universität Darmstadt
Institut für Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft - Englische Linguistik
Hochschulstr. 1         64289 Darmstadt
Fon: +49-6151-16 4570   Fax: +49-6151-16 3694

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