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Universität Leipzig. Leipzig, Deutschland, 05.12.2013
At the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science the following Junior Professorship has to be filled as soon as possible:
(Position will be offered for 3 years and is extendable another 3 years after successful evaluation.)
The University of Leipzig seeks a candidate to work with the Humboldt Chair of Digital Humanities, collaborating both in the development of an English curriculum and in research associated with the Open Philology Project as described at
The candidate must have a PhD in Computer Science with a strength in text processing and in general software development but also be prepared to work on more general digital humanities projects. The candidate should be prepared to develop a teaching program in digital philology that challenges computer scientists but also includes a track accessible to ambitious humanists. We particularly welcome candidates with a demonstrated commitment to humanities research, experience with historical languages such as Ancient Greek, Latin, and Classical Arabic and a research program relevant to tracing the influence of historical sources across time and space. Experience developing grant proposals, supervising project teams of humanists and computer scientists alike, and developing outreach programs would be of great interest.
Rights and obligations of the jobholder are within the Saxonian university law (Sächsisches Hochschulfreiheitsgesetz, SächsHSFG) §§ 63, 64, 70 and the Saxonian public service task regulation (Sächsische Dienstaufgabenverordnung, DAVOHS). Applicants must meet the requirements of § 63 SächsHSFG.
The University of Leipzig emphasizes the equality of women and men.
Handicapped applicants are encouraged to apply and given preference if equally qualified.
Applications with the usual documents, enclosing detailed CV, a list of the scientific work and academic teaching including available records of teaching evaluations and a certified copy of the certificate of the highest acquired academic degree should be sent before the 17. January 2014 to: Universität Leipzig, Dekan der Fakultät für Mathematik und Informatik, Herrn Prof. Dr. Hans-Bert Rademacher, Augustusplatz 10, 04109 Leipzig, Deutschland