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Newcastle Chair in German Studies advertised

One of the most attractive Chairs in German Studies in the UK has been advertised: join the lively School of Modern Languages at Newcastle University with a multitude of regional, national and international activities going on. The official blurb below; the following areas of research are named as “desirable”, all of them having strong cross-Faculty links and Centres attached to them (from the ‘Further particulars’ given below).

  • German translation/interpreting
  • Film studies
  • Linguistics
  • Cultural/historical studies

Closing date is the 15 October 2015. job number G665 on vacancies.ncl.ac.uk

The School of Modern Languages invites applications for the Chair of German from international scholars in the field of post-1800 German Studies.  You will be joining a School that is committed to achieving excellence in research and teaching, as evidenced by our strong performance in REF2014 and our high NSS scores. You will be expected to make an outstanding contribution to the research culture of the School by producing internationally excellent and world-leading publications, securing external research income, and demonstrating leadership within your research field.  You will also have the experience and qualities needed to deliver excellent teaching on our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, and make a dynamic contribution to academic leadership within the School.

Informal enquiries about the post can be made to Professor Nigel Harkness tel  +44 (0191) 208 3909.

Please click here for further details.

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About Henrike Lähnemann

Willkommen! I am a Germanist, medievalist and Chair of "Women in German Studies". I am based at Oxford in the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages and St Edmund Hall.

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