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Professorship (W3) in Special education of people with intellectual disabilities and people in the autistic spectrum
The „Institut für Rehabilitationspädagogik“ at the „Philosophische Fakultät
III“ at the Martin-Luther- University of Halle-Wittenberg invites applications for a tenured
W3-Professorship in Special education of people with intellectual disabilities and special education and supports of people in the autistic spectrum
The position is preferably to be filled from April 1st 2019.
Prospective candidates should represent the full scope of research and lecturing in the field of special education and
social work of people with intellectual disabilities as well as of people in the autistic spectrum based on inclusion and
participation in the society. The candidate is expected to demonstrate experience in quantitative or qualitative research.
It is expected that the candidate contributes to increasing the research profile of the department of special education as
well as of the faculty of educational science (Philosophischen Fakultät III) and cooperates with interdisciplinary
research centers of the University.
Requirements for application
First state examination (1. Staatsprüfung) for the teaching profession in special education (ID/ DD) or comparable school related degree or MA in educational sciences or social work in the above-mentioned fields
Second state examination for the teaching profession in special education (ID/DD) (2. Staatsprüfung) is desirable
Three-year practical experiences in the above-mentioned fields, preferably in school related areas is desirable
Ph.D. in educational sciences and further scholarly work that best matches the focus of the call (Habilitation or equivalent work)
Experiences in the acquisition of third-party research funds
The tasks of lecturing includes the field of special education of people with intellectual disabilities as well as of people in the
autistic spectrum in the domain of teacher training and BA and MA educational science programmes.
It is expected that the post holder actively cooperates with the Center for School and Educational Research (ZSB) and with the
Center for Teacher Training (ZLB) at the Martin-Luther University Halle. Cooperations with the Interdisciplinary Center for Aging
in Halle (IZAH) and with the Autism Ambulance in Halle are desirable.
Additional tasks are listed in § 34 of the “Hochschulgesetz des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt”.
Martin-Luther-University is an equal opportunities employer. It is committed to raising the proportion of women in academic positions
and therefore particularly invites applications from women. It is equally committed to providing all staff with good opportunities to
balance work and family obligations. Applications from handicapped persons with equal qualifications are preferentially considered.
Applications should include a curriculum vitae, an overview of one`s scientific career and teaching experience, a list of
publications, copies of certificates, and a sketch of current and planned research projects. Applications in print and digital
form, indicating both a current private and office address should be sent within six weeks after publication of this advertisement to: Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
Philosophische Fakultät III, Dekan
Salary will be determined according to legal and budgetary regulations. For more information, please contact Prof. Torsten Fritzlar,
phone: 0345-5523780, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Costs incurred in the application process cannot be refunded.