Technische Universität Dresden - Faculty of Linguistics, Literature and Cultural Studies, Institute of English and American Studies
The TU Dresden is one of eleven German universities that were identified as an “excellence university”. TUD has about 36.500 students and almost 5319 employees, 507 professors among them, and, thus, is the largest university in Saxony, today.
Having been committed to sciences and the engineering before the reunification of Germany, TU Dresden now is a multi-discipline university, also offering humanities and social sciences as well as medicine.
Junior Professorship (W1) in North American Literature with a Focus on Future Studies (with tenure track to W2)
As part of the Tenure Track Programme of the German Federal Government and the Federal States, the Faculty of Linguistics, Literature and Cultural Studies, Institute of English and American Studies invites applications for the Junior Professorship (W1) in North American Literature with a Focus on Future Studies (with tenure track to W2)
with a four year contract as a temporary public official, to be filled not later than October 1st 2020. After a positive interim evaluation, the employment will be extended to a total of 6 years. In the fifth year, a faculty-wide and school-wide commission will evaluate the achievements of the candidate in terms of a tenure evaluation. Following a positive evaluation, a permanent Chair (W2) of North American Literature with a Focus on Future Studies will be granted without a renewed selection process. Evaluation criteria, mutually agreed upon when the position is accepted, will form the basis of the evaluation procedures.