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{{Quote| ''[Minerva McGonagall] '' sent an owl to Hogwarts, asking whether she might be considered for a teaching post. The owl returned within hours, offering her a job in the Transfiguration department, under Head of Department, Albus Dumbledore.|Description|Pottermore}}
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{{Quote|''[Minerva McGonagall]'' sent an owl to Hogwarts, asking whether she might be considered for a teaching post. The owl returned within hours, offering her a job in the Transfiguration department, under Head of Department, Albus Dumbledore.|Description|Pottermore}}
The '''Transfiguration department''' is a department at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]], made up of [[professor]]s who teach [[Transfiguration (class)|Transfiguration]]. The Head of Department was [[Albus Dumbledore]] during the [[1950s]]. By [[1950s|1956]], there was a vacancy in the department, so Dumbledore gave [[Minerva McGonagall]], who had applied for a job at the school, the position.<ref name="Pottermore"/>
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The '''Transfiguration department''' is a department at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]], made up of [[professor]]s who teach [[Transfiguration (class)|Transfiguration]]. The Head of Department was [[Albus Dumbledore]] during the [[1950s]]. By [[1950s|1956]], there was a vacancy in the department, so Dumbledore gave [[Minerva McGonagall]], who had applied for a job at the school, the position. <ref name="Pottermore"/>
After Professor Dumbledore became [[Headmaster]], following the departure of [[Armando Dippet]], Professor McGonagall became Head of Department.<ref name="Pottermore">[http://forums.darklordpotter.net/showpost.php?s=4a2e751bddc00f9618a0b1bb6d9ce6fc&p=481284&postcount=443 Transcription] of [[Minerva McGonagall]] 's [[Pottermore]] biography.</ref>
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After Professor Dumbledore became [[Headmaster]], following the departure of [[Armando Dippet]], Professor McGonagall became Head of Department. <ref name="Pottermore">[http://forums.darklordpotter.net/showpost.php?s=4a2e751bddc00f9618a0b1bb6d9ce6fc&p=481284&postcount=443 Transcription] of [[Minerva McGonagall]] 's [[Pottermore]] biography.</ref>
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==Department members==
 
==Department members==
 
*[[Albus Dumbledore]] (head; c. [[1940s]] - [[1950s|1955]])
 
*[[Albus Dumbledore]] (head; c. [[1940s]] - [[1950s|1955]])
 
*[[Minerva McGonagall]] (head; [[1950s|1955]] - [[1998]])
 
*[[Minerva McGonagall]] (head; [[1950s|1955]] - [[1998]])
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==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
 
*''[[Pottermore]]''
 
*''[[Pottermore]]''
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==Notes and references==
 
==Notes and references==
 
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Revision as of 20:40, November 2, 2012

"'[Minerva McGonagall] sent an owl to Hogwarts, asking whether she might be considered for a teaching post. The owl returned within hours, offering her a job in the Transfiguration department, under Head of Department, Albus Dumbledore."
—Description[src]

The Transfiguration department is a department at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, made up of professors who teach Transfiguration. The Head of Department was Albus Dumbledore during the 1950s. By 1956, there was a vacancy in the department, so Dumbledore gave Minerva McGonagall, who had applied for a job at the school, the position. [1] After Professor Dumbledore became Headmaster, following the departure of Armando Dippet, Professor McGonagall became Head of Department. [1]

Department members

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