Professor (m/f/d) of Educational Science with focus on education-related counseling within the life...

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Deadline: 31 May 2019

The Position is limited to a maximum of six years. The position is intended for a first period of three years, followed by an optional prolongation of three years at most.

The professorship will represent the field of „Educational science with focus on education-relatedcounseling within the life span“ both in research and teaching.

The professorship will be involved within the undergraduate programs (BA/MA) as well as within the Master of Education at the Heidelberg School of Education. In research the professorship participates in Field of Focus 4: Self-Regulation and Regulation: Individuals and Organizations as well as in research on teacher training within the heiEDUCATION-project.

The candidate should have extensive experience and expertise in at least two of the following fields of research: counselling processes in Adult Education/ Further Education, education-related counseling, counseling regarding life-long learning, adult learning ((non)formal, informal), professionalization in in Adult Education/ Further Education as well as research on processes and impacts.

The formal requirements for the appointment comprise completed university studies, a corresponding doctorate, a habilitation or equivalent scientific accomplishments, particularly a successfully evaluated junior professorship (§ 47, Abs. 2 LHG, Baden-Württemberg) in the field of Educational Science, Psychology, Educational Research or in a close disciplines. Other requirements are didactical pedagogical aptitude which is generally proven by experience in teaching or school practice (§ 47 Abs. 3 Satz 1), experience in soliciting third-party funds, excellent publication list and the proof of extensive (international related) empirical research. English-speaking applicants should be able to perform basic administrative tasks and to comment on student essays written in German.

Heidelberg University has a policy of equal opportunity excluding any form of discrimination. It hereby seeks to increase the number of female scientific faculty members and therefore strongly encourages qualified women to apply for the position.

Applications referring to “Professor for Educational science with focus on education-related counseling within the life span (W2)” with the usual data (application letter, CV, academic degrees, publication list, teaching experience, list of current and past research projects) are to be sent to: dekanat@verkult.uni-heidelberg.de (Dean of the Faculty of Behavioural and Cultural Studies, University of Heidelberg). The whole bundle of documents should be send as one PDF-document until May 31, 2019.


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