Professorship in English Didacticssalary grade W 2
reference code: Didaktik Englisch
Appointment requirements are governed by Article 100 of the Berlin Higher Education Act (Berliner Hochschulgesetz, BerlHG).
The successful candidate will have a teaching degree in English Language and Literature (Master of Education or equivalent degree). Additionally three years of teaching experience at schools and/or a PhD with a focus on the didactics of English as well as research in English didactics in connection or collaboration with schools is required.
She or he will have a track record of excellent research focusing on English Didactics, preferably internationally. The research focus and the research activities will be in the area of evidence-based foreign language education. The selectee will have experience in university teaching, also preferably internationally, and will be able to teach seminars in both English and German. Additionally, experience with externally funded research is required. Apart from the official duties that the appointee has to fulfil in accordance with Article 99 of the Berlin Higher Education Act in particular, the following activities need to be fulfilled in addition:
The appointee will participate in the Dahlem School of Education (DSE) and collaborate with all teacher training facilities of other departments of Freie Universität Berlin. The professor will help foster the development and the establishment of research alliances, and participate (possibly in an executive role) in the qualification of career changers in the program Q-Master/k2teach. Furthermore, she or he will collaborate with other disciplines of the English department, other foreign language didactics as well as the didactics of German Literature and Language. Gender and Diversity aspects need to be considered in research and teaching.
Applications should include a CV, copies of all certificates of academic qualification, if applicable the letter of appointment (all documents in German or English; please add the translations if needed), a list of publications, information on teaching experience in schools, a list of courses previously taught at universities, and evidence of teaching competence. Furthermore, please include information on involvement in ongoing and future research endeavors, joint research projects and externally funded projects, and if necessary language certificates.
All materials including a private postal and an email address must be received preferably electronically in one PDF file (maximum 5 MB), quoting the reference code no later than December 21st, 2017 at
Freie Universität Berlin
Fachbereich Philosophie und Geisteswissenschaften
z. Hd. Frau Hehn
Habelschwerdter Allee 45
14195 Berlin (Germany)
Application guidelines and general information on the appointment procedure as well as requirements for professorships at Freie Universität Berlin can be found www.fu-berlin.de/praesidialamt. For additional details, please visit www.fu-berlin.de and www.geisteswissenschaften.fu-berlin.de/en/we06.