CFA: W3-Professorship (permanent position) for East European History, The University of Konstanz (Deadline: October 1, 2016)

CFA: W3-Professorship (permanent position) for East European History (The University of Konstanz)
Deadline: October 1, 2016

JOB OFFER No. 2016/186

The University of Konstanz, with its “Institutional Strategy to promote Top-Level Research”, has been receiving continuous funding since 2007 within the framework of the Excellence Initiative by the German Federal and State Governments.

The Department of History and Sociology at the University of Konstanz invites applications for a W3-Professorship (permanent position) for East European History to be filled by 1 April 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The ideal candidate must represent the East European History in the fields of research and teaching in the MA-program East Europe: History-Media, in the BA/MA-program and BEdu-program History, and in interdisciplinary degree programs.

Requested is especially also a global history perspective.

Prerequisites for a successful application are an habilitation or equivalent scientific achievements in the subject History with a focus in East European History and also experiences with the application for third-party funds. The candidate must be willing and able to cooperate with professors for Slavic studies from the linguistic department and the department for literature to support the East European Studies at the University of Konstanz.

We are offering a research intensive and motivating surrounding in an interdisciplinary orientated department with excellent conditions to implement own ideas in the areas of research and teaching.

The University of Konstanz encourages applications from people with a disability. They will be given preference if appropriately qualified (contact +497531/88-4016 and 88-2834).

The University of Konstanz is an equal opportunity employer that tries to increase the number of women in research and teaching.

The University of Konstanz has been certified as a family-friendly institution by the Hertie Foundation and is committed to further the compatibility of work and family life.

The University of Konstanz offers a “Dual Career Couples Programme“. Information is available at:

Applications including a CV, a list of publications, a record of teaching experience, copies of academic degree certificates, a completed submission form (see pdf-link:, and reference to Job Offer No. 2016/186 are to be sent electronically no later than 1 October 2016 to the head of the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Konstanz, e-mail:

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