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Professorship (W2) of Social Work Law
Published(143 days ago)
Deadline for applications(115 days ago)
Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied SciencesMagdeburg
Reference No.: 35/2019
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 Social Work Law (m/f/o)
The Department of Social Work, Health and Media has an interdisciplinary focus and offers basic and advanced BA and MA degree programmes in different disciplines.
The holder of the advertised post will take responsibility for teaching and research primarily on the BA programme in Social Work. The law professorship concerns the aspects of social law pertinent to social work and the relevant areas of public law. Experience in practical application is desirable.
Teaching and research should both reflect upon gender and diversity constructs as well as life course-related aspects. In keeping with the orientation of the department, the post holder will be expected to engage in cooperation with welfare, legal and health care institutions in the region on teaching-related projects and in research, and, over and above this, to take an active interest in academic self-governance.
The international orientation of the department and the option of providing foreign-language classes mean that an excellent knowledge of English is desirable.
Your profile will include:
a university degree in a subject relevant to the area of the appointment.
particular aptitude for scientific work, which is evidenced by the quality of your doctorate in a subject relevant to the area of appointment.
thematically relevant research and publication experience and the readiness to critically reflect upon these in your teaching.
General Conditions of Employment:
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: