CfA: Full Professorship (W 3) for Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Freiburg (deadline: 2021-09-30)


The Faculty of Humanities of the University of Freiburg invites applications for a Full Professorship (W 3) for Social and Cultural Anthropology in the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology.

  • Application deadline: 30.09.2021
  • Publication date: 02.08.2021
  • Start-date: 01.10.2022
  • Fulltime position
  • Id no.: 00001727


This professorship is also suitable for highly qualified early career researchers.

Applicants for the professorship should be able to broadly represent the discipline in teaching and research. Experience in long-term ethnographic fieldwork, a clear interest in anthropological theory and a regional focus that complements the regional experience of existing faculty are indispensable. A regional specialization on Asia/South-East Asia would be an asset. We look for applicants who have developed their own, internationally visible research profile, and who are willing and capable to contribute to interdisciplinary collaborative research projectsand study programmes (for example Gender Studies). We expect enthusiasm for and experience in teaching on undergraduate and graduate levels, including the supervision of students in empirical research projects, and a willingness to contribute to interdisciplinary B.A. and M.A. programmes.

Prerequisites for the employment of Professors are a university degree, an outstanding dissertation and an excellent publication record. Substantial achievements and experience in academic research and teaching, at the level of a Habilitation according to the German academic system, are expected.

The following application documents are to be submitted:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Certificates of degrees and academic qualifications
  • Complete list of papers and invited lectures specifying the five most important publications

We are particularly pleased to receive applications from women for the position advertised here.


Please send your application including supporting documents mentioned above and the application form citing the reference number 00001727, by 30.09.2021 at the latest. Please send your application to the following address in written or electronic form:

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Dekanat der Philosophischen Fakultät
Werthmannstraße 8
79098 Freiburg

For further information, please contact Frau Bettina Ragen on the phone number +49 761 203-3371 or E-Mail Further information on the appointment procedure can be found in the Code for Practice for professorial appointments.