A unique program in Jewish Theology
was created at the Faculty of Arts at
the University of Potsdam
in 2013. The School of Jewish Theology hereby
announces the following professorship to be filled at the next possible opportunity
Full Professorship (W 3)
for Jewish Religion and Philosophy
The successful candidate will be responsible for the full range of research and
teaching of classical rabbinic and philosophical texts with an emphasis on
systematic theology. Experience in the pedagogy of religion is desired, since part
of the responsibility includes the education of rabbis and cantors. The successful
candidate will collaborate with the Department of Jewish Studies and Religious
Studies, the Forum "Religions in Context" of the University of Potsdam, and the
Center for Jewish Studies Berlin-Brandenburg.
The professor‘s responsibilities will include, along with research, and participation
in the University‘s self-governing administrative bodies, teaching in the BA and
MA degree programs in the subjects of "Jewish Theology," "Jewish Studies,"
and "Religious Studies," as well as the supervision of doctoral dissertations and
habilitation theses. The position requires a special familiarity with perspectives
and stances within the Jewish world; applicants shall be members of a Jewish
Prerequisites for the application are a doctoral degree and a record of research
equivalent to the German "Habilitation" in Jewish philosophy of religion or
intellectual history or Jewish studies. Experience in the acquisition of third-party
project funding, and in the organization of academic conferences are expected.
Applicants from abroad are expected to master the German language at a
sufficient level after a transition period of two years.
The qualifications necessary for an appointment under Section 41 of the Brandenburg
Higher Education Act (Brandenburgisches Hochschulgesetz, BbgHG) apply.
Please submit your application and relevant documentation (presentation of
your research interests, CV, copies of academic certificates and credentials,
list of publications, list of courses taught, list of projects funded externally)
within 4 weeks of the publication of this job notice via email (in a single PDF
file) to email@example.com.
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