Junior Research Group Leader Position

The Centre of Advanced Humanities Studies ‘Words, Bones, Genes, Tools’ of the University of Tübingen seeks to fill a limited (4 years) position of a Junior Research Group Leader (E14 TV-L, 100%) with an excellent publication and third party funding track record. Areas of expertise include linguistics, evolutionary anthropology, archaeology or paleogenetics and related fields. The position should start at the earliest possible date and will be limited to 4 years, with the option for an extension of another 4 years, depending on performance. Salary will be according to the German Salary System TV 14, 100 %.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop his/her research program; to collaborate on existing projects of the Center; to contribute to the supervision of students; to participate and contribute to Center activities (conferences, colloquia, retreats). Requirements for the position include a Ph.D. in the above mentioned fields or equivalent, postdoctoral experience and an outstanding research record. The University of Tübingen wishes to enhance the share of employed women in research and teaching. Individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply and having the same occupational aptitude will be preferred.

Applications should be submitted electronically no later than June 1st, 2015. They should include a statement of research achievements and future directions with special emphasis on an interdisciplinary profile (not to exceed 3 pages), curriculum vitae, pdf files of up to 5 key publications, as well as the names and addresses of three referees.

Universität Tübingen, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät, Institut für Ur- und Frühgeschichte und Archäologie des Mittelalters, Paläoanthropologie, Prof. Dr. Katerina Harvati, Rümelinstr. 23, 72070 Tübingen
E-Mail: monika.doll@ifu.uni-tuebingen.de