The University of Bayreuth is a research-oriented university with internationally competitive, interdisciplinary focus areas in research and teaching. The Faculty of Biology, Chemistry & Earth Sciences at the University of Bayreuth is currently seeking to appoint a
Full Professor of
Didactics of Chemistry
at pay grade W 3 (minimum salary per month: 7,217 euros) to commence as soon as possible. This is a permanent civil service position.
Applicants are expected to have experience in teaching a methodically oriented didactics of chemistry, excellent achievements in a current field of educational research for the subject chemistry, preferably in modern forms of teaching, such as digitalization, to be proven through national and international publications, experience in acquiring third-party funding as well as experience in interdisciplinary cooperation with other natural science subjects or didactics.
Close cooperation with the specialist groups of the Chemistry Department, the focus areas Polymer & Colloid Science, Advanced Materials, Energy Research & Energy Technology, and the Center for Mathematics & Science Education (Z-MNU) and the University of Bayreuth’s Centre for Teacher Education (ZLB) is expected.
Applicants should carry out the didactic training in the chemistry-related teaching degree courses for secondary schools independently in research and teaching, including the supervision of practical school studies. The postholder will also be responsible for coordinating and organizing the teaching degree courses in chemistry as well as other tasks and activities in connection with the state examination. The ability to teach in German and English is expected.
The general administrative requirements for hiring professors at universities in Bavaria apply. A complete description of the vacancy can be found at www.uni-bayreuth.de/en.
Applications (CV, outlining education and academic career, list of publications, list of courses taught, experience obtaining external funding, as well as copies of all diplomas and certificates) are to be submitted electronically to the Dean of the Faculty of Biology, Chemistry & Earth Sciences, Prof. Dr. Matthias Breuning, via https://uni-bayreuth.berufungsportal.de by May 31, 2021. Applicants are welcome to direct questions and requests for further information to the Dean at firstname.lastname@example.org. Application documents will be deleted in accordance with data protection law following the conclusion of the appointment process.