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Professorship (W2, tenure track) of Education, Area of Specialization: Gender Studies and Qualitative Research
Published(827 days ago)
Deadline for applications(799 days ago)
Goethe-University FrankfurtFrankfurt am Main
The Faculty of Education at Goethe-University Frankfurt,
Institute of General Education, invites applications for the following
position starting October 1st, 2018:
Professorship (W2, tenure track) of Education,
Area of Specialization: Gender Studies
and Qualitative Research
The initial tenure track appointment is for six years (§ 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 (W3).
The successful applicant is expected to research and teach in
the areas of gender and gender studies in the context of education
and the educational system from both a theoretical as well as an
empirical perspective. The excellent research record (proven by
publications and empirical research projects) should demonstrate
expertise in the following expected thematic areas:
Theories of gender, gender studies and intersectional theory:
Traditions and developments in theories of gender and sexual
difference, especially in the context of educational studies;
(Re-)production of social order in the context of gender: Theoretical
and empirical research on the cultural and social production of
difference within educational institutions in (late) modern
Qualitative research methods, including methodology and
Research perspectives on gender connected to the production of
difference and reification through empirical research are strongly
desired. The successful candidate will cooperate with the other areas
of research in the Institute of General Education.
Teaching will focus on the Frankfurt BA and MA Programs of
Education as well as the teacher education programs. Since the
successful candidate will also be involved in teacher training,
relevant experiences are desired.
The successful applicant is expected to partake in the teaching of
research methods. An engagement in the program "Gender Studies"
(Cornelia Goethe Centrum) is welcome.
Applications from colleagues with proven excellence in research
and teaching, as well as with internationally visible research
achievements and the ability to represent the scientific discipline of
education in its entire breadth are invited. Moreover, academics with
relevant expertise from abroad are expressly encouraged to apply
for this position. Teaching is expected to take place in German. If the
required linguistic competence is not already fulfilled, then the
successful candidate would have two years to acquire the necessary
proficiency in German (written and oral).
The designated salary for the position is based on "W2/W3" on the
German university scale or equivalent. Goethe-University is an equal
opportunities employer, which implies that applications from women
are specifically encouraged. For further information regarding the
general conditions for professorship appointments, please see:
Please submit your application within 4 weeks of this announcement’s
publication in electronic form. The application should include
a curriculum vitae, official transcripts, list of publications, a record
of teaching activities, as well as a teaching concept. Please send
your application to the following address: Dekanin des Fachbereichs
Erziehungswissenschaften der Goethe-Universität,
Deadline: 2017-10-02. Applications and documents will not be
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