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commencing at the earliest opportunity.
Practice-oriented positions come with a teaching duty of 18 weekly lecture hours.
The successful applicant is expected to be able to represent the department of
Therapeutic Science in research, teaching and continuing education. In particular,
he or she will have a thorough understanding not only of the theories and concepts
of therapeutic science, but also of the practice-relevant aspects. His or her
teaching activities should focus on the requirements of patient care as well as
on evidence-based findings of therapeutic science and related medical and social
The successful candidate’s duties will include providing innovative help in
developing the University’s focus on health sciences in general and contributing
to the advancement of the relevant Bachelor and Master courses in particular.
Likewise, the focus of the department of Therapeutic Science should be embodied
in the applican’s research activities and support of graduate and undergraduate
The Senftenberg Campus of the BTU provides state-of-the-art laboratories for
complex performance diagnostics and computer-aided medical training therapy in
the fields of orthopedic-neurological and cardiological rehabilitation. The
candidate’s research plans should take this infrastructure into account and
contribute to an internationally recognized advancement of the specific research
areas at the institute of health sciences. Furthermore, existing and future
cooperation with a range of health institutions (hospitals, physiotherapy practices,
rehabilitation centres) in the field of physiotherapy is expected.
All applicants must have:
passed the state examination in physiotherapy;
practical experience in physiotherapy;
a university degree, preferably in physiotherapy, health science, rehabilitation
science, medicine, medical education, or vocational education;
teaching and research experience in the field of physiotherapy;
relevant peer-reviewed publications;
experience supervising students (or, where applicable, apprentices)
knowledge and experience in university education;
It is preferred that applicants have experience establishing degree programs in
the field of physiotherapy.
For further information please contact Prof. Dr. Anja Walter, Tel. 03573 / 85734 /
Other duties result from the requirements set by § 42 Brandenburgisches Hochschulgesetz
(Higher Education Act of the State of Brandenburg - BbgHG) in
conjunction with § 3 BbgHG.
Please refer to §§ 41 paragraph 1 No 1 - 4b and 43 BbgHG for prerequisites and
conditions of employment.
Experience in the acquisition and realization of third-party funded projects is
expected. Fields of research should be relevant for DFG (German Research
Foundation) funding. Lectures are primarily to be held in German, fluency in
English is expected.
BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg strives to increase the proportion of women in
teaching and research and specifically encourages qualified female scientists
Qualified applicants with disabilities will be given priority.
As a family-oriented University, BTU offers a Dual Career Service.
The application, including academic certificates, curriculum vitae, a list of
publications and scientific papers, as well as proof of teaching experience,
should be sent by e-mail in a single pdf file with maximum size of 7 MB no later
than 17.08.2017 to:
E-Mail:firstname.lastname@example.org Dekan der Fakultät Soziale Arbeit, Gesundheit und Musik,
postal adress: BTU Cottbus - Senftenberg, Postfach 101344, 03013 Cottbus.