Professeur-e ordinaire in Modern English Literature (18th-21st century), University of Fribourg


The Faculty of Humanities at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) invites applications for the position of

Professeur-e ordinaire in Modern English Literature (18th-21st century)

The successful candidate will possess a doctorate in English. He or she will be expected to teach courses in the entire field of English literature from 1780 to the present at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and will supervise BA, MA and doctoral theses.

Candidates should have a proven record of scholarship and publication in the field at an international level and experience in university teaching and administration. They will demonstrate their ability and willingness to integrate themselves into the department and faculty, to take on administrative tasks, to direct research projects and to acquire external research funding.

Teaching in the department is conducted exclusively in English. The University of Fribourg is a bilingual (French / German) university. Fluent knowledge of one official language and passive knowledge of the other are required.

Starting date is August 1, 2020.

Please submit letters of interest along with CV, a list of publications, a statement of research projects and teaching experience, along with four publications in pdf format, either one monograph and three articles or two monographs and two articles. All application materials should be sent electronically by September 30, 2019, to the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities,

The University of Fribourg and the search committee actively encourage applications by female candidates.

For additional information please contact Prof. Thomas Austenfeld, Department of English, Université de Fribourg, Av. de l'Europe 20, 1700 Fribourg (Suisse). E-mail :

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Literatur aus Großbritannien und Irland, Literatur des 18. Jahrhunderts, Literatur des 19. Jahrhunderts, Literatur des 20. Jahrhunderts, Literatur des 21. Jahrhunderts




Universität Freiburg (Schweiz) / Université de Fribourg
Department of English


Av. de l'Europe 20
1700 Fribourg
Datum der Veröffentlichung: 19.08.2019
Letzte Änderung: 19.08.2019