Professorship for the field Law in Social Work with a special focus on Family Law, namely that of lived family constellations
Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences
“Opportunities through education” is the motto of the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences (Frankfurt UAS). Internationality, diversity and social responsibility are its values.
It sees itself as an institution of lifelong learning and as an innovative research and development partner for the region. Our more than 16,000 students and approximately 900 staff members - professors, researchers and administrators – shape our institution.
We are looking for persons with an above-average doctorate (or similar proof of qualification in the field of architecture) who are enthusiastic
about applying their extensive professional experience in teaching and research at our higher education institution. A practical approach, interdisciplinary training, international orientation and regional integration mark our profile. Excellent teaching and research quality is our aspiration.
Our Faculty 4: Health and Social Work
is looking for
or the following field:
Law in Social Work with a special focus on Family Law,
namely that of lived family constellations
reference number: P16/2021
beginning summer semester 2022.
The applicant shall:
teach the subject in the undergraduate and postgraduate programs
of the department of “Social Work” both in disciplinary and interdisciplinary settings;
contribute to the practice-area of “education and formation” (Bildung und Erziehung)
develop the subject area further through teaching and research
from the perspective of Social Work.
In addition, we expect
Expertise on one or more cross-cutting issues in Social Work such as disability,
gender, interculturality, age, sexual orientation etc.;
a job-related research and publication profile and
knowledge of international discourses and references regarding the subject area.
Your professional profile
Completed legal training (State examination
or comparable European qualifications in accordance with the annex to the EuRaG);
A qualified doctorate, if possible, with reference to the advertised subject area;
Proof of at least five years of professional experience, three years outside the university context or
additional academic achievements related to the advertised position.
Relevant additional qualification (specialist family lawyer, family mediation [BAMF], guardian ad litem [BVEB], psychosocial support in criminal trials etc.) can be an advantage.
We expect from our professors:
High presence at the institution of higher education and intensive care of our students;
participation in basic training i.e. the representation of the relevant field in an introductory form in all degree courses of the faculty;
qualification and aptitude to research and successful acquisition of third party funding;
gender and diversity competence;
participation in international activities of the institution of higher education,
including teaching in the English language;
participation in the interdisciplinary Studium generale;
contributions to offers in continuing education, life-long learning and eLearning;
taking on responsibility in the frame of academic self-administration;
continuing education in the technical discipline and higher education didactics;
willingness to cooperate cross-regionally with other institutions of higher education in the region;
dedication and initiative in the frame of a service-oriented salary.
The hiring conditions are in accordance with §§ 61 and 62 of the Hessian Higher Education Act. This is a permanent contract. The first appointment as a professor is
first as a public-service employee on probation or with an unlimited employment contract with a 3-year long probation period.
Further official duties and requirements are listed under §§ 61 - 63, 68 and 69 of the Hessian Higher Education Act from Dec 14, 2009 (Federal Law Gazette I p. 666),
last amended by law from Dec 18, 2017 (Federal Law Gazette I p. 221) – and can be viewed under
The Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences encourages applications from
women in order to elevate the employment share.
Persons with disabilities are given preference in the frame of currently valid regulations.
Applications with supporting documents including e-copies of the following:
A teaching and research concept for the subject area of the advertised position, in particular prior teaching experiences, personal approach to teaching, methodology and research including a list of teaching and training assignments, course evaluations,
and a list of research collaborations and third-party funding etc.;
Five recent publications that demonstrate suitability for the advertised position;
are requested via email until October 1, 2021 including the reference number to: firstname.lastname@example.orgPresident of the
Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences
Nibelungenplatz 1, D-60318 Frankfurt am Mainwww.frankfurt-university.de