University of Göttingen, Center of Modern India / Social Sciences Department
Professor in Society and Culture of Modern India (salary scale W3)
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15The Georg-August-University Göttingen (Germany)
invites applications for the position of a
– Professor in Society and Culture of Modern India (salary scale W3) –
at the Centre for Modern Indian Studies
Applications are invited from candidates working in any field of anthropology or cultural sociology who have a demonstrated regional specialization in India. This includes particularly candidates working on social change, with a special focus on social inequality, ethnic and religious diversity, or legal pluralism. Candidates must have an interest in, and strong commitment to, interdisciplinary and externally funded research cooperation with other social science professors in the newly created Centre for Modern Indian Studies.
Teaching responsibilities will particularly include contributions to, and further development of, a newly created Bachelor in Interdisciplinary Indian Studies as well as a Master in Modern Indian Studies. Participation in other teaching programmes in the Faculty of Social Sciences to which the professorship is affiliated, is encouraged and contribution to PhD training within the Göttingen Graduate School of Social Sciences is welcome. Further information on the chair can be found at the following link: www.sowi.uni-goettingen.de
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in anthropology or sociology, field experience on the Indian subcontinent, a pronounced international orientation and a recognized research reputation documented by high level publications in refereed journals. Preconditions for appointment are laid down in § 25 of the Higher Education Law of Lower Saxony of 26.02.2007 (Official Law Gazette of Lower Saxony, Nds. GVBl. 5/ 2007 p. 69). As a Public Law Foundation, the University of Göttingen holds the right of appointment. Further details will be explained on inquiry.
We explicitly welcome applications from abroad. Under certain circumstances part-time employment is possible. Disabled persons with corresponding aptitude for the position will be favoured. The University strives to increase its proportion of female staff and specifically encourages qualified women to apply.
Applications, including pertinent documentation (CV, list of publications, teaching and research track records etc.) are requested by October 15, 2010 and should be sent to the
Dekanin der Sozialwissenschaftlichen Fakultät der Georg-August-Universität Göttingen,
Platz der Göttinger Sieben 3,
37073 Göttingen, Germany),
For further information, please contact Dr. Holk Stobbe (firstname.lastname@example.org).
|Primary Category:||Social Sciences
|Secondary Categories:||Asian History / Studies