Professorship in Modern English and American Literature

ArbeitsortGießen, Hessen, Deutschland



Faculty of Language, Literature and Culture
invites applications for a

W3 Professorship in Modern English and American Literature as of 1 October 2018.

Reference is made to § 61 Para. 7 Hessian Higher Education Act (HHG) and to conditions of . Proficient knowledge of German is expected. The successful candidate must be able to teach the full spectrum of Modern English and . One main focus is on the history of . Research foci should be in the field of English literary history from the Early Modern Period to the present day and in literary theory.
A focus on literature and culture pre-1800 and an interest in media-theoretical issues . The duties for which the professorship will be responsible will include teaching classes to . The successful applicant will demonstrate a willingness to become actively involved in the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture (GCSC) and in the International PhD . The successful candidate must have completed a first-rate doctoral degree and have proven . The incumbent should actively participate in pertinent international co-operations of the university and engage in enhancing the international profile of the university by means of . The incumbent is expected to have a third-party funding record (for his/her own individual research and for joint (consortium) projects) and to . Gender aspects are expected to be included in . Justus Liebig University Giessen (JLU) aims to employ more women in academic research. We therefore particularly encourage female candidates to apply. JLU also pursues the goal at faculty leadership level of increased competence in dealing with gender and family-related issues.
JLU is regarded as a family-friendly university. Applicants with children are very welcome. Applications from disabled people of equal aptitude will be given preference. Please send your letter of application (no e-mails, please) with the requisite documentation including credentials attesting your teaching aptitude to:

The President of Justus Liebig University Giessen, Erwin-Stein-Gebaeude, Goethestrasse 58, 35390 Giessen, .
Applications must be received by

June 20


, 2018
at the latest.
Candidates are strongly recommended to refer to our webpage on application procedures at ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> . Please only submit copies of your application documents as they cannot be returned after the application procedure has been completed.
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