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Assistant Professorship (W1) for Psychology
Published(1081 days ago)
Deadline for applications(1031 days ago)
Goethe University Frankfurt / German Institute for International Educational Research (DIPF)Frankfurt am Main
The Goethe University Frankfurt, Faculty for Psychology and Sports
Sciences and the German Institute for International Educational
Research (DIPF), welcome applications for the following position to
be filled at the earliest possible date:
Assistant Professorship (W1)
for Psychology with a Focus on Fostering
The post of the assistant professor is part of the interdisciplinary
research center for „Research on Individual Development and Adaptive
Education of Children at Risk“ (IDeA, see www.idea-frankfurt.eu) in
which the DIPF and Goethe University collaborate closely. The position
is organizationally attached to the Department of Education and
Human Development (Director: Prof. Marcus Hasselhorn) at the DIPF
and the Department of Educational Psychology at the Faculty for
Psychology and Sports Sciences of Goethe University. The successful
candidate is expected to conduct independent research on enhancing
individual (cognitive, socio-emotional, self-regulatory) competencies
relevant to child development. Regarding teaching, contributions are
expected in the area of educational psychology and in teacher training
(2 hours per week per semester).
The successful candidate should have experience in developmental
and educational psychology and have conducted acknowledged
research on the modifiability of individual learning conditions.
Particularly desirable are innovative approaches (e. g., using modern
information technology) to improving learning processes. Research
experience in neuropsychological aspects of learning and the impact
of educational and social learning contexts are also beneficial. The
successful candidate will also be involved in teacher-training.
Experience in teaching at school and novel ideas regarding this topic
would be welcome.
Conditions of employment are an outstanding doctorate in psychology
relevant publications in international journals, and research interests
allowing good affiliation to the IDeA Center.
Goethe University and DIPF aim at increasing the percentage of
women in professor positions and strongly encourage qualified female
scientists to apply. The position is limited to six years and subject to
a midterm review. For further information regarding the general
conditions for professorship appointments, please see
Qualified academics are invited to submit their electronic applications
with the usual documents (curriculum vitae with publication list,
certificates, details of teaching experience and teaching evaluations,
research concept, and three relevant publications) to firstname.lastname@example.org(Deadline: 2016-10-21).