Junior Professorship (W1) in "Social studies & general science and its didactics"
Published(38 days ago)
The „Philosophischen Fakultät III - Institut für Schulpädagogik und Grundschuldidaktik“
at the Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg conditionally upon the approval of the
competent authority invites applications for a tenured
in "Social studies & general science
and its didactics"
The holder of this position is required to represent research and lecturing in the field of social studies
& general science and its didactics. Disciplinary and educational courses shall be provided
for primary as well as special school teacher education programs. An expandable research
profile in one of the main fields of the professorship is mandatory.
The current profile of the scientific working group "Sachunterricht" is characterised by the
processing of inclusion didactic questions as well as the close integration of disciplinary and
With this call, Martin Luther University pursues the goal to give young academics with an excellent
perspective the possibility of individual and independent research at an early stage of their
career and to provide the opportunity of long-term career perspectives.
Requirements for application:
First and preferably Second State Examination for the teaching degree for social studies &
general science, or similar degrees
several years of practical experience in relevant working areas, preferably in school
relevant superior graduation
experience in academic teaching of social studies & general science
experience in procuring third-party funds welcome
The post holder is expected to participate actively in academic committees (§34 of the
"Hochschulgesetz des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt") and to cooperate with the "Zentrum für
Lehrer*innenbildung" (ZLB) of the Martin Luther University. A willingness to work with the "Zentrum
für Schul- und Bildungsforschung" (ZSB) is requested.
First, the post of a junior professorships will be filled for a period of three years. After positive
interim evaluation, a prolongation of up to additional three years is provided. Under the prerequisite
of positive final evaluation and the existence of other relevant requirements, a permanent
employment as university professor is intended.
The Martin Luther University is an equal opportunities employer. It is committed to raising the
proportion of women in academic positions and therefore particularly invites applications from
qualified women. It is equally committed to providing all staff with good opportunities to balance
work and family obligations. Applications from handicapped persons with equal qualifications
are preferentially considered.
Applications should include a curriculum vitae, an overview of one's scientific career and
teaching experience, a list of publications, copies of teaching certificates and the multi-year
practical experience, and a sketch of current and planned research projects. Applications in print
and digital form, indicating both a current private and office address should be sent within six
weeks after publication of this announcement to Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg,
Dekan der Philosophische Fakultät III, 06099 Halle or by e-mail (pdf/zip-document) to
Salary will be determined according to legal and budgetary regulations.
For more information, please contact Prof. Torsten Fritzlar,
phone: 0345 5523780, e-mail: email@example.com
Costs incurred in the application process cannot be refunded.