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Assistant professorship (W2) for School Pedagogics (Tenure Track)
Published(217 days ago)
Deadline for applications(185 days ago)
Technische Universität DarmstadtDarmstadt
In the Department of Human Sciences at Technische Universität
Darmstadt, Institute of General and Vocational Education, an
Assistant professorship (W2, Tenure Track)
for School Pedagogics
(Code. No. 527)
is to be filled as soon as possible.
The Institute of General and Vocational Education focusses on topics of
future relevance like education, work, professionalisation and digitalisation.
It pursues challenges for pedagogical theory and practice resulting
from fundamental social change.
We are looking for a qualified junior scientist with a research profile
in the field of school pedagogics compatible with the focus of the
institute. The professor must have a solid track record in school pedagogics
both in research and teaching. We are looking for applicants
analysing educational processes in their social context while incorporating
the heterogeneous student body in our schools and focussing on
teacher education, professionalization and curriculum development.
Furthermore, the applicant should contribute to the specific profile of
Technische Universität Darmstadt, including its ’MINTplus’ project
(Mathematics, Computer Science, Natural Sciences, Technology) and
the federal quality campaign for improving teacher training.
Commitment to interdisciplinary and international research cooperation
and active participation in the development of teacher training
courses in co-operation with the Centre for Teacher Training and
various fields of subject-matter education at Technische Universität
Darmstadt are expected of the successful applicant.
Teaching responsibilities will be mainly in teacher training courses (for
secondary school and vocational school branches) as well as in the
Applicants are expected to have an excellent doctoral degree in
education as well as pedagogical qualifications. Previous professional
practice in schools is expected as per § 62 Abs. 4 Hessisches
The professorship is financed by funds from the "Bund-Länder-Programm
zur Förderung des wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchses".
Regulations on the maximum period of scientific activities after the
acquisition of the PhD degree as well as all additional requirements for
employment are subject to § 64 section 3 HHG in the respective current
versions. The assistant professorship is designed as qualification
professorship as per § 64 HHG. For the position the option for a
tenured full professorship after a successful tenure procedure is given.
The position is initially limited to six years. Remuneration follows the
German W-Besoldung at level W2 Hessisches Besoldungsgesetz.
The Technische Universität Darmstadt intends to increase the number
of female employees and encourages female candidates to apply. In
case of equal qualifications applicants with a degree of disability of at
least 50 or equal will be given preference. Part-time employment is
The Technische Universität Darmstadt is certified as a family-friendly
university and offers a dual career program.
Applications should include a cover letter indicating the position
code number and be accompanied by the usual documents (CV,
copies of diplomas, descriptions of activities in teaching and research),
all in a single pdf document to be sent to the Dean of the
Department of Human Sciences: Prof. Dr. Petra Grell, Alexanderstr. 10,
D-64283 Darmstadt (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Application deadline: January 15, 2018