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Hum­boldt-Uni­ver­si­tät zu Ber­lin - Centre for Brit­ish Stud­ies

W2 ten­ured pro­fess­or­ship in Brit­ish His­tory and Soci­ety

from 1 Octo­ber 2021

Work­ing field:

The Centre for Brit­ish Stud­ies is an inter­dis­cip­lin­ary research and teach­ing centre („Zen­t­ral­in­sti­tut“) at HU Ber­lin with fac­ulty status. It is seek­ing to fill a

W2 ten­ured pro­fess­or­ship in Brit­ish His­tory and Soci­ety
from 1 Octo­ber 2021.

More inform­a­tion about the Centre can be found at


The applic­ants must meet the legal require­ments for pro­fess­or­ial appoint­ments in accord­ance with § 100 of the Ber­liner Hoch­schul­ge­setz.

Successful can­did­ates will have a degree in either his­tory or soci­ology, and a proven track record and interest in the respect­ive other dis­cip­line. The pos­tholder is expec­ted to teach on the inter­na­tional, inter­dis­cip­lin­ary and Eng­lish-lan­guage only MA in Brit­ish Stud­ies course, to develop inter­dis­cip­lin­ary research pro­jects, to take a lead­ing role in the Gradu­ate School for Brit­ish Stud­ies and the Ber­lin Bri­tain Research Net­work, in the Centre’s high-level know­ledge trans­fer activ­it­ies, as well as seek­ing third-party fund­ing and devel­op­ing the Centre’s pub­lic pro­file in gen­eral. Suc­cess­ful can­did­ates should either have a work­ing know­ledge of Ger­man, or be will­ing to learn the lan­guage, in order to ful­fill their lead­er­ship and admin­is­trat­ive func­tions, and need to be able to speak and write Eng­lish to near-nat­ive level. They should fur­ther­more have an interest in devel­op­ing teach­ing formats for het­ero­gen­eous groups, have a proven track record of excel­lent teach­ing and research, and be will­ing and able to super­vise doc­toral stu­dents suc­cess­fully. Fur­ther­more, the suc­cess­ful applic­ant will be expec­ted to pro­mote the Oxford-Ber­lin part­ner­ship and intensify links between other research depart­ments and fac­ulties within the Ber­lin Uni­versity Alli­ance.

How to ap­ply:

Hum­boldt-Uni­versität is seek­ing to increase the pro­por­tion of women in research and teach­ing, and spe­cific­ally encour­ages qual­i­fied female schol­ars to apply. Research­ers from abroad are wel­come to apply. Severely dis­abled applic­ants with equi­val­ent qual­i­fic­a­tions will be given pref­er­en­tial con­sid­er­a­tion. People with an immig­ra­tion back­ground are spe­cific­ally encour­aged to apply.

Applic­a­tions must include the Ref­er­ence Num­ber PR/006/20 and should include a cov­er­ing let­ter addressed to Prof Dr. Ger­hard Dan­nemann, a full CV, a com­plete list of pub­lic­a­tions, a list of ongo­ing and com­pleted research pro­jects includ­ing third-party fund­ing track record, an up-to-date record of taught courses includ­ing teach­ing meth­ods and formats, a list of doc­toral can­did­ates and com­pleted super­vi­sions (where applic­able), a one-page list of pro­jects and ideas on how to take the Centre for Brit­ish Stud­ies into its next 25 years, and cop­ies of degree cer­ti­fic­ates. The applic­a­tion should be sent as a single-doc­u­ment PDF via email to The clos­ing date is 21 Septem­ber 2020.

Please visit our web­site, which gives you access to the author­it­at­ive Ger­man ver­sion of this advert­ise­ment.