Job opportunity: Acting professorship in Hamburg, summer 2022

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A job advertisement for an acting professorship at the Institute of German Sign Language and Communication of the Deaf (IDGS), University of Hamburg, from 01.04.2022 till 30.09.2022. 

Specific Duties

The successful candidate is expected to teach and conduct research in the field named above.

The teaching hours correspond to those required of the professorship to be temporarily filled, which is 9 teaching hours (LVS). Helpful are very good scientific skills and international competences, as well as excellent teaching experience. The acting professor will have access to staff and an existing material budget as well as ressources for tutorials after consultation.


Academic qualifications and additional requirements as specified in Section 15 of the Hamburg higher education act (Hamburgisches Hochschulgesetz, HmbHG) apply.

Additional criteria

The successful applicant is expected to have international research experience.The University places particular emphasis on the quality of teaching and therefore requests applicants to provide details of their teaching experience and objectives.

As a University of Excellence, Universität Hamburg is one of the strongest research universities in Germany. As a flagship university in the greater Hamburg region, it nurtures innovative, cooperative contacts to partners within and outside academia. It also provides and promotes sustainable education, knowledge, and knowledge exchange locally, nationally, and internationally.

In accordance with Section 14 subsection 3 sentence 3 HmbHG, Universität Hamburg seeks to increase the proportion of women in teaching and research and encourages female academics to apply.

Severely disabled and disabled applicants with the same status will receive preference over equally qualified non-disabled applicants.

The position confers employee status. For more information see This will also provide salary information.

Interviews are planned for 03.03.2022.

The deadline for applications is 15th of February 2022. 

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