Associate Professorship in the Study of Religion with a primary focus on Norse Religion

Updated: about 1 month ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 12 Jun 2024

The School of Culture and Society invites applications for an associate professorship in Norse Religion at the Department of The Study of Religion and Arabic and Islam studies. The associate professorship is a permanent position which begins on the 1. January 2025 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Place of employment: Aarhus University, Department of The Study of Religion and Arabic and Islam studies in Denmark.

In its pursuit of academic excellence, The Faculty of Arts is committed to creating an inclusive working environment and therefore encourages all qualified candidates to apply, regardless of personal background, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, ethnicity etc.

The position

We are seeking an innovative and dedicated candidate with a strong research profile and research-competences in Norse Religion, who will contribute to the development of the Department of The Study of Religion and Arabic and Islam studies and its core activities in the areas of research, education, talent development and knowledge exchange. The associate professor will be expected to develop collaborative research initiatives with other fields in the Study of Religion in its widest sense as well as other researchers focusing on Norse Religion at the School of Culture and Society and to develop projects with external financing. 

The Department of at Aarhus University offers a dynamic, collegial, and internationally orientated research and teaching environment with good possibilities for career development, project funding, and administrative support.

Research

The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to core activities at the School of Culture and Society and Aarhus University in general and to strengthen the Department of the Study of Religion and Arabic and Islam studies research activities and its output in particular. The applicant will be expected to take an interest in research collaboration within the Department of the Study of Religion and Arabic and Islam studies research program, the School of Culture and Society, the Faculty of Arts, and beyond.



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