Gerda Henkel Visiting Professorship 2013-2014: Call for Applications
The Department of German Studies at Stanford University is pleased to announce the Gerda Henkel Visiting Professorship for 2013-2014 and to request applications, due by December 15, 2012.
The Gerda Henkel Visiting Professorship is open to professors and Privatdozenten at German universities with distinguished scholarly accomplishments in a historical humanities discipline—History, Religious Studies, Art History or Music History—with a specific focus on any area within German Studies. Applicants should have a strong record of teaching.
The Gerda Henkel Visiting Professor at Stanford University will normally be on research leave from his or her home university and will be appointed at Stanford for one academic quarter (three months) to be scheduled at mutual convenience. A stipend is available to help defray costs of the visit. The Visiting Professor will be expected to offer one course, typically in seminar format. The visitor will be fully integrated into the academic and intellectual life of the department, including participation in colloquia. In addition, the Visiting Professor will deliver one formal lecture, advertised to the university community and open to the public.
The academic terms for 2013-2014 are Autumn: September 23-December 12; Winter: January 6-March 21; and Spring: March 31-June 11.
Applications should include a statement of interest, a full C.V. and bibliography, a selection of proposed courses, a description of teaching experience, and the preferred term for residence at Stanford. Inquiries and applications should be sent electronically (with attachments) to Ms. Charo Robinson at email@example.com.