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Professorship (W2) in English Didactics
Published(238 days ago)
Deadline for applications(210 days ago)
Freie Universität BerlinBerlin
Department of Philosophy and Humanities - Institute
for English Language and Literature
Professorship in English Didactics
salary grade W 2
reference code: Didaktik Englisch
The successful applicant will cover the area named above in research and
Appointment requirements are governed by Article 100 of the Berlin Higher
Education Act (Berliner Hochschulgesetz, BerlHG).
The successful candidate will have a teaching degree in English Language and
Literature (Master of Education or equivalent degree). Additionally three years
of teaching experience at schools and/or a PhD with a focus on the didactics of
English as well as research in English didactics in connection or collaboration
with schools is required.
She or he will have a track record of excellent research focusing on English
Didactics, preferably internationally. The research focus and the research
activities will be in the area of evidence-based foreign language education.
The selectee will have experience in university teaching, also preferably
internationally, and will be able to teach seminars in both English and German.
Additionally, experience with externally funded research is required.
Apart from the official duties that the appointee has to fulfil in accordance with
Article 99 of the Berlin Higher Education Act in particular, the following activities
need to be fulfilled in addition:
The appointee will participate in the Dahlem School of Education (DSE) and
collaborate with all teacher training facilities of other departments of Freie
Universität Berlin. The professor will help foster the development and the
establishment of research alliances, and participate (possibly in an executive
role) in the qualification of career changers in the program Q-Master/k2teach.
Furthermore, she or he will collaborate with other disciplines of the English
department, other foreign language didactics as well as the didactics of German
Literature and Language. Gender and Diversity aspects need to be considered in
research and teaching.
Applications should include a CV, copies of all certificates of academic
qualification, if applicable the letter of appointment (all documents in German
or English; please add the translations if needed), a list of publications,
information on teaching experience in schools, a list of courses previously
taught at universities, and evidence of teaching competence. Furthermore,
please include information on involvement in ongoing and future research
endeavors, joint research projects and externally funded projects, and if
necessary language certificates.
All materials including a private postal and an email address must be received
preferably electronically in one PDF file (maximum 5 MB), quoting the reference
code no later than December 21st, 2017 at