W2 - University Lectureship for Historical transfer Competences: Exhibiting

(Fulltime, Salary level W 2)

Reference No. 2023/248. The Department of History, Sociology, Sports Science and Empirical Educational Research, Faculty 2, seeks to fill this at the earliest possible date.

The University of Konstanz is one of eleven Universities of Excellence in Germany. Since 2007 it has been successful in the German Excellence Initiative and its follow-up programme, the Excellence Strategy.

The post holder will be responsible for teaching and research in the area of "Historical transfer competence: exhibiting" as part of an inter-university cooperation between the departments of History and Computer and Information Science at the University of Konstanz and the departments of Architecture and Communication Design at the HTWG Konstanz, which began in 2013.

This includes participation in the scientific conception and practical implementation of exhibition projects in cooperation with museums and other institutions within the framework of project-oriented interdisciplinary courses (teaching load 12 LVS). Participation in the development of the newly emerging "Forum Konstanz" is planned. In addition, the acquisition of funds for the exhibition projects as well as the further development of the study focus "Exhibiting" are among the tasks of the future position holder ( https://mediale-ausstellungsgestaltung.de/ ).

A completed university degree, experience in teaching and a special aptitude for scientific work, which is usually demonstrated by the quality of a doctorate, are expected. Furthermore, additional academic or artistic achievements in research and teaching according to §51a LHG. In addition, the future post holder should have relevant experience in the development and implementation of (historical) exhibitions, in dealing with material culture and digital media as well as in the acquisition of research funds/sponsorship. A thematic focus in the area of material culture (with a focus on ancient studies) or digital history (across epochs) is desirable.

We offer you an interdisciplinary and motivating environment with excellent opportunities to realise your own ideas in the implementation of exhibition projects, teaching transfer and the further development of the study focus.

For further information on procedural matters, please contact Dr. Peter Krause, peter.krause@uni-konstanz.de (Tel.: 0049 7531 88-2499), on questions of content regarding the orientation of the professorship please contact Prof. Stefan R.Hauser, stefan.hauser@uni-konstanz.de (Tel.: 0049 7531 88-4193).

We look forward to receiving your application with the usual documents (curriculum vitae, publication list, concept for research and teaching for the next few years, copies of academic certificates, list of courses taught, results of teaching evaluations) as well as three relevant articles in journals until October 15th, 2023 via our Online Application Portal.

The University of Konstanz is committed to ensuring an environment that provides equal opportunities and promotes diversity as well as a goodbalance between university and family life. As an equal opportunity employer, we strive to increase the number of women working in research and teaching. We also support working couples through our dual career programme. Persons with disabilities are explicitly encouraged to apply. They will be given preference if appropriately qualified (contact sbv@uni-konstanz.de, + 49 7531 88-4016).



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