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Professorship (W1) in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy
Published(181 days ago)
Deadline for applications(140 days ago)
Johann Wolfgang Goethe University FrankfurtFrankfurt am Main
The Faculty for Psychology and Sports Sciences at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Germany invites applications for
the following position, which is funded by the Tenure Track Programme of the German Federal Government and the Federal States (BLP-TT), starting in
2020 (summer semester):
Professorship (W1, tenure track) in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy
The initial tenure track appointment as Assistant Professor (civil servant or public employee) is for six years according to § 64 of the Higher Education Act of the State of Hessen (HHG).
Upon positive evaluation, the incumbent will be promoted to a permanent position at a higher level (W2). The invitation to apply aims to reach early-stage researchers. According to
§ 64 (3) HHG, candidates should not have obtained their PhD at Goethe University Frankfurt or should have worked as a researcher at an external institution for at least two years
after their PhD. The doctorate should not date back to more than four years.
The position requires teaching Clinical Psychology at the undergraduate and graduate level (Bachelor and Master in Psychology). The successful candidate is expected to conduct research in child and adolescent psychotherapy. The qualifications of the applicant are demonstrated by pertinent publications relating to this area, and the license of child and youth psychotherapist, or psychological psychotherapist with additional qualification in child and adolescent psychotherapy, with specialization in behaviour therapy. Also, successful applicants should have demonstrated in-depth experience in treatment of children and adolescents and in clinical training of child and adolescent psychotherapists. In addition, the applicant is expected to become the director of the clinical training program in child and adolescent psychotherapy and of the affiliated outpatient clinic.
Conditions of employment are an excellent PhD in Psychology or a related field, excellent didactic competence, an individual research profile, and relevant publications in international journals. Experience in acquiring external funding is of advantage.
The designated salary for the position is based on the German university pay scale or equivalent. Goethe University is committed to increasing the proportion of female faculty and therefore especially encourages women to apply. Applications of scientists from abroad are explicitly requested. Severely disabled applicants with equal qualification and aptitude will be given preferential consideration. For further information regarding the general conditions for professorship appointments and the BLP-TT, please see:
Highly qualified academics are invited to submit their complete application with usual documentation (curriculum vitae, copy of transcripts for all degrees completed, publication list, records of teaching experience, acquired third-party-funds) and outlines for teaching and research (max. 1 page each) via e-mail (in a single PDF) until 30 April 2019 to the Dean of the Faculty of Psychology and Sport Sciences:
For further information, please contact the Dean of the Faculty of Psychology and Sport Sciences, Prof. Dr. Sonja Rohrmann,