„Opportunities through education“ is the motto of the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences (Frankfurt UAS). Internationality, diversity and social responsibility are its values. It sees itself as an institution of lifelong learning and as an innovative research and development partner for the region. Our more than 16,000 students and approximately 900 staff members - professors, researchers and administrators - shape our institution.
We are looking for persons with an above-average doctorate (or similar proof of qualification in the field of architecture) who are enthusiastic about applying their extensive professional experience in teaching and research at our higher education institution. A practical approach, interdisciplinary training, international orientation and regional integration mark our profile. Excellent teaching and research quality is our aspiration.
Our Faculty 4: Health and Social Work
is looking for
(Salary grade W2,
hessian Salary Law (HBesG)
for the following field:
Child Protection in Social Work
Prevention, Intervention and Help in the Context of Violence reference number: P14/2021
beginning summer semester 2022
The applicant should teach in the Bachelor of Social Work degree program as a member of the subject group „Personality and Society“ and actively engage with the abovementioned subject area in the practical focus of education and upbringing, in the module „Interdisciplinary Child Protection“ and the „Frankfurt Model: Child Protection in Teaching“ in cooperation with teachers from other disciplines and universities. Further education and training in child protection, especially in the field of e-learning, must be promoted professionally.
The most important criterion is professional expertise in child-centered, interdisciplinary child protection. We expect familiarity with areas of youth welfare in practice (child & youth welfare office, educational support), expertise in typical endangerment situations (neglect, abuse, sexualized violence and other forms of abuse), in risk assessment and psychosocial diagnostics as well as in prevention, intervention and assistance planning for children and adolescents at risk and child-centered concepts of parental work. Good knowledge of the protection against violence for particularly vulnerable persons and socially disadvantaged groups in adulthood is desirable.
Degree preferably in education or social work / social pedagogy, knowledge in trauma research is an advantage. A qualified doctorate, preferably related to the advertised teaching area, is a prerequisite. Proof of at least 5 years of professional practice, 3 of which must be outside of academia, or additional academic achievements related to the advertised position are required.
We expect from our professors:
High presence at the institution of higher education and intensive care of our students; participation in basic training i.e. the representation of the relevant field in an introductory form in all degree courses of the faculty; qualification and aptitude to research and successful acquisition of third party funding; gender and diversity competence; participation in international activities of the institution of higher education, including teaching in the English language; participation in the interdisciplinary Studium generale; contributions to offers in continuing education, life-long learning and eLearning; taking on responsibility in the frame of academic self-administration; continuing education in the technical discipline and higher education didactics; willingness to cooperate cross-regionally with other institutions of higher education in the region; dedication and initiative in the frame of a service-oriented salary.
The hiring conditions are in accordance with §§ 61 and 62 of the Hessian Higher Education Act. This is a permanent contract. The first appointment as a professor is first as a public-service employee on probation or with an unlimited employment contract with a 3-year long probation period.
Further official duties and requirements are listed under §§ 61 - 63, 68 and 69 of the Hessian Higher Education Act from Dec 14, 2009 (Federal Law Gazette I p. 666), last amended by law from Dec 18, 2017 (Federal Law Gazette I p. 221) – and can be viewed under www.hmwk.hessen.de.
The Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences encourages applications from women in order to elevate the employment share. Persons with disabilities are given preference in the frame of currently valid regulations.
Applications with supporting documents (incl. publication list, projects, presentation of previous teaching and research) are requested via mail until August 05th, 2021 including the reference number to email@example.com
President of the
Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences
Nibelungenplatz 1, 60318 Frankfurt www.frankfurt-university.de