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USA - Gastdozentur in Nordamerika - University of Washington, Seattle

German Studies

University of Washington, Seattle
Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies
https://jsis.washington.edu/ in Verbindung mit dem
Department of Political Science
www.polisci.washington.edu/

Fachliches Profil
Politikwissenschaft mit Schwerpunkt auf Fragen der politischen, geschichtlichen, kulturellen, gesellschaftlichen und wirtschaftlichen Entwicklung Deutschlands und Europas; interdisziplinäre Forschungs- und Lehrerfahrung

Aufgaben

Vier Kurse pro Jahr nach dem Quarter-System: drei im Undergraduate Bereich, einer im Graduiertenbereich, verteilt auf die Jackson School of International Studies und das Department of Political Science. Die inhaltliche Gestaltung hängt ab von
den wissenschaftlichen Schwerpunkten des/der Kandidaten/in.
Aktive Mitarbeit bei Planung und Organisation kulturpolitischer Aktivitäten der Gasthochschule zur Vermittlung eines zeitgemäßen Deutschlandbildes.

Voraussetzungen

  • Abgeschlossene Promotion
  • einschlägige wissenschaftliche Veröffentlichungen
  • mehrjährige Lehrerfahrung an einer deutschen Hochschule
  • sehr gute Englischkenntnisse
  • Staatsangehörigkeit eines EU-Mitgliedsstaats
  • Bewerber/innen sollen während der letzten beiden Jahre vor der Bewerbung ihren Lebensmittelpunkt in Deutschland gehabt haben

Beschreibung der Gasthochschule

Die Beschreibung der jeweiligen Position formuliert die Gasthochschule im DAAD Professorship Questionnaire wie folgt:
INFORMATION DESCRIBING THE POSITION AND FUNCTIONS OF THE DAAD PROFESSOR

a) Length of initial appointment, renewability:
The appointment will initially be for 2 years and is renewable to 5 years maximum.

b) Status of the appointee (assistant guest professor, associate guest professor, guest professor):
Visiting assistant or associate guest professor, depending on credentials of candidate.

c) Disciplinary field and areas of specialization and sub-specialization preferred:
The University of Washington’s European Studies Program encompasses a broad range of topics from German and European history, politics, society, economy, and culture. JSIS and the Department of Political Science seek a scholar with interest in contemporary German politics, Germany and the European Union or Germany/Europe in world politics.

d) Desired qualifications of the DAAD Professor:
PhD in Political Science with active research profile and teaching experience.

e) What is the regular course load the DAAD Professor will be expected to carry per academic year?
4 courses (including one graduate level course in the DAAD Professor’s discipline).

f) To what extent will research focus and academic specialization of the DAAD Professor be given weight in designing course topics? To what extent will the DAAD Professor be expected to teach within an established curriculum? What are likely course topics to be assigned to the DAAD Professor?
JSIS:
According to the broad range of topics within European Studies, we are interested in a wide variety of themes relating to current German and European affairs. The JSIS Senior Seminar and graduate courses, in particular, will serve as a conduit to highlight the DAAD Professor’s research focus.
Political Science:
Course assignments will be determined by the particular specialization of the candidate selected. Political Science has a number of existing courses in European politics, but will also add new courses or focus existing courses on the particular interests of the DAAD Professor.

g) Will courses taught by the DAAD Professor be eligible for cross-listing with other units of the host institution?
JSIS/European Studies:
Yes. JSIS/European Studies cross-lists a number of its courses with the following disciplines: History, Sociology, Germanics, Scandinavian Studies, Political Science, Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies, Public Affairs, the Law School.
Political Science:
Yes. Political Science cross-lists with the following: History, International Studies, Germanics, Communications, Comparative Law and Society, Public Affairs.

h) Ratio and level of graduate and undergraduate courses the DAAD Professor will be expected to teach:
We expect the DAAD Professor to teach three undergraduate courses and one graduate course per year.
JSIS/European Studies:
The Jackson School offers BA, MA, and PhD level courses. European Studies offers a BA; International Studies offers an MA and a PhD program. The DAAD Professor will be expected to teach advanced undergraduate and occasionally graduate courses.
Political Science:
The Political Science Department offers BA, MA, and PhD level courses. We expect the DAAD Professor to teach advanced undergraduate and graduate courses.

i) Estimated number of students expected to enroll in the courses taught by the DAAD Professor:
Depending on the courses, the number of students in all departments ranges from a seminar of 10 to a lecture class of 100 students. We will work with the DAAD Professor to ensure that his/her interests are being met.

j) Additional duties and activities expected of the DAAD Professor within and outside the university (e.g. local and regional outreach activities, fostering of a more productive relationship with German institutions and the German scholarly community):
The DAAD Professor is involved in all the activities listed above. He/she is expected to participate in outreach activities aimed at increasing the visibility of German and European affairs in the Pacific Northwest. Part of the mission of the Jackson School’s Title VI National Resource Center in West European Studies is outreach to schools and other communities in Seattle and Washington State. We work with the Chamber of Commerce, with Community Colleges, as well as with K-12 schools to increase the visibility of Western Europe. Frequently, we hold public events to discuss current affairs in Europe. We expect the DAAD Professor to become part of these outreach initiatives. On campus, he/she will advise students on study abroad opportunities and on degree completion projects related to Germany and Europe.
The DAAD Professor is encouraged to build relationships with German institutions and the German scholarly community across North America. We invite his/her engagement in the German Studies Association Conferences, the Council for European Studies Conferences, the European Studies Association Conferences, and the meetings of the American Political Science Association as well as the Midwest Political Science Association.

Beginn

September 2018

Dauer

Besetzung zunächst für die Dauer von zwei Jahren, mit Verlängerungsmöglichkeit

Ansprechpartner/in

DAAD, Referat ST23, Angela Schmilewski, Kennedyallee 50, 53175 Bonn
E-Mail: schmilewski@daad.de

Bewerbung

Die vollständigen Bewerbungsunterlagen müssen bis spätestens 7. November 2017 über das DAAD-Portal eingereicht worden sein.

Die Gutachten können bis 17. November 2017 nachgereicht werden. (per Post oder – in jedem Fall unterschrieben – als E-Mail Attachment)

Genaue Informationen zu den Gastdozenturen sowie Bewerbungsvoraussetzungen und -unterlagen finden Sie auf der Homepage des DAAD unter German Studies Dozenturen in Nordamerika.

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