Job Announcement: Assistant Professor of Modern Taiwan Studies at the University of Tübingen

Posted on Oct, 04 2017

The Faculty of Humanities at the University of Tübingen invites applications for the position of assistant (junior) (W 1, non-tenure track) professor of Modern Taiwan Studies. The selected candidate should specialize in social science-based research on contemporary Taiwan and cross-strait studies. The position is initially limited to four years, with the possibility of extension of two years. The University intends to fill the position by April 1st, 2018.

The selected candidate is expected to carry out research on modern and contemporary Taiwan and cross-strait relations independently. He/she will be requested to teach four to six hours per week (during the winter and summer terms). He/she will teach in German or English. The University of Tübingen expects that non-native applicants are willing to learn German during their time of employment.

Requirements for appointment are an excellent PhD dissertation in a relevant topic, international publications, evidence of third-party grants (fellowship/scholarship) and teaching experience.

Tübingen University is particularly interested in applications from female candidates for this position and therefore strongly encourages women to apply.

Applications from disabled candidates will be given preference if the qualifications of these candidates are identical to those of a non-disabled candidate.

Applications with the usual documents (Curriculum Vitae, references, list of publications and teaching experience) should be sent to: Dean of the Faculty of Humanities University of Tübingen, Keplerstr. 2, D-72074 Tübingen, Germany, or alternatively to

The closing date for applications is September 30th, 2017.


Job Announcement (PDF): Assistant (Junior) Professor of Modern Taiwan Studies in the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Tübingen