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The Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Theology
at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) invites applications for a
Full Professor of Developmental Psychology and Educational Psychology (salary group W3)
at the Department of Psychology. This is a full-time and permanent position to be filled by September 1, 2024 at the earliest.
We seek to appoint a leading expert with an internationally visible profile in research and teaching. Applicants are expected to have a relevant, internationally visible research profile in the areas of developmental psychology and educational psychology. In teaching, the professor should represent both developmental psychology and educational psychology within the scope of the psychology degree programs and psychology within teacher training at FAU. The successful candidate will also participate in the teaching of developmental psychopathology in the master’s program in psychology specialization clinical psychology and psychotherapy. The applicant should also demonstrate outstanding, internationally visible publications, competitive third-party funding, and an international network and will be expected to link their research with the research priorities of FAU and the faculty and be willing to cooperate in shaping the profile of the department. Experience in interdisciplinary collaborative research is also desirable.
The Institute of Psychology values transparent and replicable research and supports these goals through open data, open material, and pre-registrations. Applicants for the professorship are therefore asked to state in their cover letter how they have already pursued these goals and want to pursue them in the future.
Successful candidates should demonstrate an excellent academic track record in research and teaching at the highest international standards. They should have substantial research experience abroad and/or international cooperations as well as experience in managing research projects and in raising third-party funding. A university degree and an outstanding doctoral degree as well as a passion for education and relevant teaching experience are prerequisites. Candidates who are able and willing to teach in both English and German are preferred. The position also requires additional postdoctoral qualifications. These should be in the form of a habilitation (postdoctoral thesis) or equivalent academic qualifications. These qualifications may also have been achieved in a non-university context or through a junior faculty position (for example as assistant professor).
The successful candidate should demonstrate academic leadership, the ability to support early career researchers and to drive FAU’s strategic agenda. FAU pursues a policy of intense student mentoring and therefore expects its teaching staff to be present during lecture periods.
FAU offers an outstandingly productive research environment as well as a passionate and multi-disciplinary scholarly community within a vibrant institutional network.
In its pursuit of academic excellence, FAU is committed to equality of opportunity and to a proactive and inclusive approach, which supports and encourages all under-represented groups, promotes an inclusive culture, and values diversity. FAU is a family-friendly employer and responsive to the needs of dual career couples.
Please submit your complete application documents (CV, list of publications, list of third-party funding, copies of certificates and degrees) online at https://berufungen.fau.de
by May 8, 2023
, addressed to the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Theology. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
with any questions.