The Faculty of History, Art and Area Studies of Leipzig University advertises the following (full, tenured) professorship with a starting date of October 1, 2022:
Professor of Japanese Studies (W3)
We seek an excellent scholar of Japanese Studies with extensive research and teaching experience and an expertise in the study of modern Japan from cultural as well as interdisciplinary and comparative perspectives, proven by an international publication record. The successful candidate is expected to be able to connect with the existing research profiles of Japanese Studies in Leipzig and fit into the strategic research fields of Leipzig University. He/she also must demonstrate willingness to actively participate in interdisciplinary research and teaching at the Institute of East Asian Studies and in the relevant research areas of the Research Centre Global Dynamics.
The job holder’s rights and obligations are regulated by the Saxon Freedom of Higher Education Act (SächsHSFG) and the Saxon Service Regulations for Higher Education Institutions (DAVOHS). Applicants must meet the requirements of Sect. 58 SächsHSFG.
Leipzig University is committed to gender equality. Severely disabled persons are encouraged to apply and will be given preference in the case of equal suitability.
Please prepare your applications with the usual documents (detailed CV, list of publications and of classes taught including available teaching evaluations, a certified copy of the certificate of the highest acquired academic degree) as well as two article-length sample publications, and a research and teaching agenda related to your work at Leipzig University (3 pages). Documents should be sent in electronic format (as a single, merged PDF document) before 21 November 2021 to:
Dekanin der Fakultät für Geschichte, Kunst- und Regionalwissenschaften
Frau Prof. Dr. Rose Marie Beck
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Faculty of History, Arts and Area Studies
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Any data you provide us with in connection with your application will be processed only for the purposes of this selection process and, where appropriate, in preparation for your employment. The legal basis of the processing of your personal data for appointing civil servants/for employment-related purposes is Art. 6(1) Sentence 1(e) in conjunction with (3), Art. 88 GDPR in conjunction with Sect. 111(6) of the Saxon Civil Servants Act (SächsBG) in conjunction with Sect. 4(1) Sentence 1 of the Saxon Data Protection Act (SächsDSG), and Sect. 26 of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG). Insofar as you provide special categories of personal data during the application procedure within the meaning of Art. 9(1) GDPR (e.g. data concerning health, such as severely disabled status), that data will be processed so that you can exercise your rights in the field of employment and social security and social protection law and so that the controllers can carry out their obligations in this regard under employment and social welfare law (Art. 9(2)(b) GDPR).
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Your application documents will be made available to the members of the appointment committee, which is composed of representatives of Leipzig University, the participating Equal Opportunity Commissioner, the Disability Officer if involved, the appointment officer, external assessors, the Rectorate, the Faculty Council, the Faculty and University administration and the Saxon State Ministry of Science and the Arts (SMWK).
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If your application is successful, your documents will be added to your personnel file.
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- Right of access (Art. 15 GDPR)
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- Right to data portability (Art. 20 GDPR)
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- Right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority (Saxon Commissioner for Data Protection, Bernhard-von-Lindenau-Platz 5, 01067 Dresden) (Art. 77 GDPR).
Obligation to provide data:
The provision of personal data is necessary to ensure the legality of the planned selection process. Failure to include relevant personal data in the application documents may result in your application not being considered for the post. Leipzig University’s legal requirements during the selection process result in particular from Art. 33(2) of the Basic Law (GG), the Constitution of the Free State of Saxony (SächsVerf), the General Act on Equal Treatment (AGG), the Saxon Freedom of Higher Education Act (SächsHSFG), and budgetary law.