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Professorship (W2) of Pedagogy in Social Work
Published(144 days ago)
Deadline for applications(116 days ago)
Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied SciencesMagdeburg
Reference No.: 36/2019
With around 5,800 students and over 500 employees, Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences is a medium-sized university at the heart of Saxony-Anhalt. Our locations in Magdeburg, once an imperial residence and nowadays the state capital, as well as in the Altmark town of Stendal, the Brick Gothic capital and birthplace of Winckelmann, have long been known for their creative spheres, and today also offer excellent studying, working and living conditions. In an interdisciplinary environment of engineering, business, health and humanities subjects, we provide modern and innovative programmes of study and embody a culture of high quality, which is anchored in our mission statement.
Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences is seeking to fill, at the earliest opportunity, the following post in the Department of Social Work, Health and Media:
of Pedagogy in Social Work (m/f/o)
The future post holder will take responsibility for the teaching, teaching research and research aspects of pedagogy, predominantly on the Bachelor‘s programme in Social Work. He or she shall be responsible for organising and coordinating teaching in the modules assigned to the chair.
In addition to suitability demonstrated by a relevant doctorate in the area of the appointment, we also expect in-depth practical and methodological expertise in a social work field. Furthermore, a successfully completed undergraduate programme of study in the field of social work / social pedagogy is desirable.
The role includes active involvement in the development of the subject, in the internationalisation of the department, and involvement in academic self-governance at the university.
In keeping with the orientation of the department, the post holder will be expected to engage in cooperation with welfare and health care institutions in the region on teaching-related projects and in research.
Over and above this, a commitment to the acquisition and supervision of third-party funded projects is desirable. A readiness and ability to conduct classes in English is required.
General Conditions of Emplayment:
The conditions of employment for professors are contained in § 35 of the Higher Education Act of Saxony-Anhalt (HSG LSA) dated 05.05.2004 and most recently amended by the Act Amending the Provisions of Higher Education Act dated 26.07.2010 (official gazette 19/2010) as amended, and the Guidelines on the Procedures for Appointing Professors at Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences dated 13/06/2018 (BerufungsRL) as amended.
The ability to conduct scientific work must have been demonstrated by the conferral of a doctorate. In particular, for professors in universities of applied sciences, it is the case that in accordance with § 35 para. 2 no. 4b (HSG LSA), specific achievements in the application or development of scientific knowledge and methods must have been demonstrated in professional practice of several years‘ duration, of which at least three years must have been outside the higher education sphere. Remuneration is in accordance with W2 of Remuneration Order W from the Act Reforming Remuneration Law in the State of Saxony-Anhalt (BesNeuRG LSA, official gazette 04/2011) as amended.
A further requirement is that professors should be prepared to take on teaching responsibilities in their subject area on other courses at the university. A commitment to technology and knowledge transfer and university self-governance is expected. Professors should be prepared to reside within the university‘s catchment area.
Subject to fulfilment of the requirements, the successful candidate would be appointed to the rank of civil servant with unlimited tenure or alternatively to an unlimited employment relationship under private law, in accordance with § 38 para. 1 sentence 9 HSG LSA.
Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences is seeking to increase the proportion of women among its scientific personnel and therefore expressly encourages qualified women to apply. In the event of equal professional suitability and achievements, severely disabled persons take precedence over applicants who are not granted preferential status by law.
Should you have any questions regarding the advertised post, please contact Professor Dr. Sascha Weber (tel.: +49 (0)391/886-4115 or by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Please send your application quoting the reference number, and including your curriculum vitae and a description of your professional and academic development including teaching activities and list of publications by no later than 25.04.2019 to:
Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences
Department of Human Resources
39011 Magdeburg, Germany