W1 Professorship (m/f/o) for “Education with an emphasis on inclusion and school development”

Updated: 10 months ago
Location: Kassel, HESSEN
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 07 May 2020

The following vacancy is to be filled: W1 Professorship (m/f/o) for “Education with an emphasis on inclusion and school development”

Position Number: 33057

Faculty of Human Sciences at the University of Kassel as soon as possible

according to Section 64 (3) of the Higher Education Act of Hesse with a development commitment after a probationary period of 6 years to receive a permanent contract as a W 2 Professor.

The professorship is funded by the Tenure Track Programme of the German Federal Government and the Federal States.

The successful candidate will be expected to represent the field of school development with a focus on inclusive education in both research and teaching. His/her research shall cover design and quality of developmental processes connected to the implementation of inclusive education on different levels of the German educational system. The candidate contributes to teacher education (L1/L2/L3/L4, module: “Schule und Bildungsinstitutionen mitgestalten und mitentwickeln”). Course language is mainly German. The University of Kassel aims to implement inclusion in all fields of pre-service teacher training and the candidate has to support this approach. Furthermore, it is expected that the professor engages in developing the “Förderdiagnostische Werkstatt” of the Department of Education and to affiliate with research groups of the University of Kassel (e. g. ZELL, FOSS). With this announcement, the university aims to strengthen the field of empirical studies in education (quantitative and/or qualitative).

Cooperation in academic self-management is an obligatory integral part of the position to be filled. Applicants are expected to apply for external research funding. Scientific publications in the field of the announcement (in addition to the doctoral thesis) are advantageous.

The employment and performance requirements apply pursuant to §§ 61, 64 (3) of the Higher Education Act of Hessen. Candidates must hold a doctorate (min. “magna cum laude”) and prove their pedagogical qualifications through prior teaching experience. Candidates should also have three years of teaching experience in schools. The ability to teach in German is a prerequisite for a successful application.

Please send your application including CV, certificates, credentials, list of publications, presentation of research strategy, list of courses taught, statement of teaching strategy and, if applicable, course evaluations.

For additional information please contact Prof. Dr. Natalie Fischer (Tel.: 0561/804-3628, E-Mail: natalie.fischer@uni-kassel.de ).

Application deadline: 07.05.2020

The Universität Kassel is highly interested in its employees’ professional satisfaction. Therefore its Dual Career Service and its Family Welcome Service aim to promote the balance between partnerships, families and professional development. Among the strategic goals of the Universität Kassel is to considerably increase the proportion of women in research and teaching. Therefore, applications from women are especially desired. Applicants with disabilities, who are equally qualified and suitable, will receive preference. Applications can be sent, with reference number 33057, in electronic form to the President of the Universität Kassel, 34109 Kassel or to bewerbungen@uni-kassel.de . In the event of any differences between the German and English versions of this call for application, the German wording is legally binding.

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