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Professorship (W2) - Transnational and International Social Work
Published(329 days ago)
Deadline for applications(300 days ago)
Frankfurt University of Applied SciencesFrankfurt
Teaching and researching at a dynamic university of applied sciences!
We are looking for candidates who would like to get involved in
teaching and researching at our University of Applied Sciences on
basis of their above-average PhD and extensive practical professional
experience. Practical relevance, interdisciplinary education, international
orientation and regional integration shape our profile.
Our claim is excellent quality in teaching and research.
The Faculty of Health and Social Work is looking to fill a permanent
full-time position as:
Professor for Transnational and International Social Work
(Payment according to the pay scale W 2 HBesG) Job posting 90/2017
We seek a highly qualified person who combines outstanding scientific
and practical excellence in methods and concepts of transnational
social work as well as international experience and/or international
perspectives (EU and worldwide). The position requires teaching
primarily in the bachelor’s programs "Social Work: transnational"
and "Social Work" and includes the care and guidance of students
regarding their study-related stays abroad.
The candidate should:
- be internationally networked with organisations of social work
and/or with universities and professional societies of social work
and/or have an international perspective on fields of social work;
- have experience in culture-sensitive and intersectional methods
- have teaching experience in English; teaching experience in German
is not essential. A good command of another language is of advantage.
Non-German-speaking candidates are expected to have a basic
knowledge of the German language.
In addition to the usual application documents (see below), we invite
applicants to submit a teaching and research concept with regard to
the bachelor’s programme "Social Work: transnational"
We expect the following from our professors:
Strong presence at the University of Applied Sciences and intensive
support of students; participation in basic training, i.e. the representation
of the fields of study in an introductory form for all degree
courses of the Faculty; ability and tendency to conduct research;
procurement of external funding; gender and diversity competence;
participation in international activities of the institute, including
lectures held in the English language; participation in interdisciplinary
studies (Studium Generale); contributions to the offers in the frame of
continuing education, lifelong learning and eLearning; takeover of
responsibility in academic self-governance; continuing education
in the respective discipline and academic didactics; cooperativeness
with other institutes of higher education in the region; dedication
and initiative in the frame of a performance-oriented compensation.
The employment provision of §§ 61 and 62 of the Higher Education Act
of Hesse (HHG) apply. The vacancy is a permanent position. In a first
appointment to a professorship, it is at first an employment as a civil
servant on probation or a permanent position with a 3-year long
probationary period. Further official tasks and requirements result
from §§ 61-63, 68 and 69 of the Higher Education Act of Hesse (HHG).
The Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences is an equal opportunity
employer. As such, we explicitly encourage applications from women.
Preference will be given to applicants with disabilities in accordance
with the existing provisions.
Please send your application with the usual supporting documentation
(including a list of publications and projects, overview of previous
teaching and research activities), by mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
or via post mail to be received by 20.10.2017 at the latest.
Please indicate the job posting reference number.
President of the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences,
Human Resources and Organization,
Nibelungenplatz 1, 60318 Frankfurt.