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Professorship (W2) «Literacy Acquisition under theterms of Heterogeneity»
Published(220 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
"Literacy Acquisition under the
terms of Heterogeneity"
The post holder will need to represent the full scope of research and lecturing in the field of
didactics of literacy acquisition focussing on different learning conditions. The professorship
is concerned with various conditions of the literacy acquisition and conditions specific to its
addressees and their learning dispositions. This approach is based on a broadened concept of
literacy (transition from orality/oral expression to literality/written expression from a medial and
conceptual perspective) as well as changing writing-related circumstances of socialization.
The teaching and lecturing is related mainly to the elementary German didactics.
The applicants are expected to have theoretical and empirical experiences. The post holders are
required to identify with the faculty's research program and participate in research collaborations
within the interdisciplinary context.
Requirements for application:
First and second state examination for teaching or comparable qualifications
Multiannual practical experience in relevant field of work, preferably school context
Outstanding and relevant PhD
Habilitation or other equivalent postdoctoral qualification
Experience in teaching/lecturing on an academic level in the field of Elementary Didactics
(German) / Literacy Acquisition
Experience in raising external funds
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, especially in consideration of the
aspect of inclusive education. A willingness to work with the "Zentrum für Schul- und Bildungsforschung"
(ZSB) is requested.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Costs incurred in the application process cannot be refunded.