Stellenangebot Technische Universität Dresden

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

Im Bereich Kulturwissenschaften, Anglistik, Amerikanistik, Cultural Studies, American Studies, Future Studies



TV-L 13 (50%)

Faculty of Linguistics, Literature and Cultural Studies At the Institute of English and American Studies the Junior Professorship in North American Literature with a Focus on Future Studies offers a position as Research Associate / PhD Student (Subject to personal qualification employees are remunerated according to salary group E 13 TV-L) starting October 1, 2021. The position is initially limited for three years with 50% of the fulltime weekly hours. The period of employment is governed by the Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz-WissZeitVG). The position offers the chance to obtain further academic qualification (e.g. PhD). Tasks: The main task of the prospective position holder is to contribute to the research and teaching activities at the Chair of North American Literature with a Focus on Future Studies. The teaching requirement is one undergraduate seminar in North American Literature per semester and includes the administration of exams and the consultation of BA students. Aside from collaboration in the research activities of the chair, the position holder is expected to work independently on a PhD project in the field of North American Literature and preferably related to the focus areas of the junior professorship (for more information, see https://tu- studies ). Requirements: a university degree (M.A. or equivalent) with a focus on North American literature or culture; pedagogical aptitude; an innovative PhD project on North American literature/culture preferably related to the focus areas of the junior professorship (Speculative Fiction, Environmental Humanities, Energy Humanities, Literature and Science, Critical Future Studies and Social Justice, etc.). Experience in interdisciplinary research contexts, excellent communication skills (English and German) and conference experience are advantageous. Applications from women are particularly welcome. The same applies to people with disabilities. Please submit your comprehensive application (incl. Cover Letter, Degree Certificates, Curriculum Vitae, list of publications (if applicable), list of courses held (if applicable), 5-page proposal of PhD project) by July 22, 2021 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies) via the TU Dresden SecureMail Portal by sending it as a single pdf- document to [E-Mail-Adresse] , or by mail to: TU Dresden, Fakultät Sprach-, Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaften, Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik, Juniorprofessur für Literatur Nordamerikas mit dem Schwerpunkt Future Studies, Herrn Jun.-Prof. Dr. Moritz Ingwersen, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden. Please submit copies only, as your documents will not be returned to you. Expenses incurred in attending interviews cannot be reimbursed. Reference to data protection: Your data protection rights, the purpose for which your data will be processed, as well as further information about data protection is available to you on the website:

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