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Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences
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 and teaching;
- 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" (www.frankfurt-university.de/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: bewerbungen@hr.fra-uas.de 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.

Closing date: 20.10.2017
Closing date: 20 October 2017 Published on academics.com on date 21 September 2017
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