Professor Lejla Demiri, Chair of Islamic Doctrine at the Center for Islamic Theology, University of Tübingen, invites applications for a two-year position as a Post-Doctoral Research Assistant
Salary and social benefits are according to scale E 13 of the German Civil Service Regulations with a regular weekly working time of 39.5 hours. Applicants should have an excellent Ph.D. degree in Islamic Theology, Islamic or Arabic Studies, Oriental or Religious Studies, or in related disciplines. Excellent knowledge of Arabic and English is required. Other qualifications comprise experience in working with Arabic manuscripts, publication, teaching, organizing conferences and preparation of grant applications. The main tasks include supporting research projects of the Chair of Islamic Doctrine and a teaching contribution to the Center. The University of Tübingen is an equal opportunity employer. Handicapped applicants will be given preference over other equally qualified applicants. The University intends to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching, and therefore asks suitably qualified female scientists to apply. There is the option of job-sharing.
Please send your application with your CV, covering letter, an outline of your research projects, and the contact information of two referees to the Center for Islamic Theology, Prof. Dr. Lejla Demiri, Rümelinstr. 27, 72070 Tübingen, Germany. The closing date for accepting applications is 15 August 2016. The appointment is facilitated by the central administration.