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Professor for “Didactics of German Literature” (W3, “full professor”)

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The Faculty of Language, Literature and Humanities

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The Faculty of Language, Literature and Humanities of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin seeks to appoint a

Professor for “Didactics of German Literature” (W3, “full professor”)

in the Department of Languages and Literature by 1 April 2023.


The professorship is supposed to represent the subject of didactics of German literature in research and teaching (in Bachelor and Master courses). Applicants are expected to be active in relevant research areas (e.g. literary learning, reading cultures, history of literary didactics, media didactics). It is desirable that their profile includes research in literary theory and/or literary history.

Applicants are expected to cooperate with the professor for didactics of the German language. It is desirable that they participate in the further development of the academic teaching and research profile of the institute, cooperate with the other subjects of the linguistic and literary science faculty, and contribute actively to academic self-administration.

The applicant must meet the legal requirements for professorial appointments in accordance with § 100 of the ’Berliner Hochschulgesetz’. In this case, this implies also at least three years‘ teaching practice at schools.

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The Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin is seeking to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching, and specifically encourages qualified female scholars to apply. International applicants are welcome. Severely disabled applicants with equivalent qualifications will be given preferential consideration. People with an immigration background are specifically encouraged to apply.

Please send your application (including a curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and documents, a detailed description of your teaching experience), and quoting the reference number  to: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Dean of Faculty of Language, Literature and Humanities, Prof. Stefan Kipf, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin, Germany or preferably in electronic form in a single pdf file to Since we will not return your documents, please submit copies only.

Please visit our website, which gives you access to the legally binding German version.