Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies / Turkology

University of Freiburg



This is a grade W1-professorship to which performance payments can be offered.

This professorship is suitable for highly qualified early career researchers.

The successful candidate has a research profile that combines approaches from Islamic Studies and the social sciences and focusses on 20th- and 21st-century Turkey. An additional focus on Turkic societies in Central Asia and/or the Caucasus is an asset.

Prerequisites for the employment are a university degree, an outstanding dissertation and an excellent publication record.

The following application documents are to be submitted: Curriculum vitae, certificates of degrees and academic qualifications, complete list of papers and talks with specification of the three most important publications.

This position is a fixed term of four years. After a successful interim evaluation, it can be extendet by two years.
Please send in a complete and convincing application and a print version of application form with the above-mentioned supporting documents including the reference number 00000643, by date 04.10.2019 at the latest. Please send your application to the following address in written or electronic form:

University of Freiburg 
Dean Prof. Dr. med. Dietmar Neutatz 
Dean of the Philosophical Faculty 
Werthmannstraße 8 
D - 79098 Freiburg 

by E-mail:

For further information, please contact Bettina Ragen on the phone number +49 761 203-3371 or E-Mail Further information on the appointment procedure can be found in the Code for Practice for professorial appointments.

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