commencing at the earliest opportunity.
The job holder should be able to reflect the specific problems in context of Social
Work in structurally weak areas in teaching and research in the study programs
of Social Work.
Social services in structurally weak areas
Social Work is confronted with the demographic change, Emigration and Immigration and processes of areal polarization. It is expected that the job holder conveys materiel, institutional, processual and methodic answers in teaching and to develop them in research to these topics. He or she shall represent questions of demographic change, methods of research, socio-pedagogic contents and topics of gerontology in teaching.
Relevant knowledge and skills about the classic repertoire of Social Work especially problems of elderly people (Gerontology) and strategies in rural areas are required. It is expected that he or she participates actively in the curricular renovation and development of new forms of study (further education). The conception and realizing of propositions in research and the cooperation with different faculties of the university is expected as well. International experiences are welcomed. The applicants shall have a degree in socio-pedagogic, gerontology or social sciences and relevant experiences in practice and research. Contact person for further information is the dean of faculty Prof. Dr. Ulrich Paetzold, Tel.: + 49 (0) 355 / 58 18 401; E-Mail: email@example.com. Other duties result from the requirements set by § 42 Brandenburgisches Hochschulgesetz (Higher Education Act of the State of Brandenburg - BbgHG) in conjunction with § 3 BbgHG. Please refer to §§ 41 paragraph 1 No 1 - 4a and 43 BbgHG for prerequisites and conditions of employment.
Experience in the acquisition and realization of third-party funded projects is expected. Fields of research should be relevant for DFG (German Research Foundation) funding. Lectures are primarily to be held in German, fluency in English is expected. BTU Cottbus - Senftenberg strives to increase the proportion of women in teaching and re- search and specifically encourages qualified female scientists to apply. Qualified applicants with disabilities will be given priority.
As a family-oriented University, BTU offers a Dual Career Service. The application, including academic certificates, curriculum vitae, a list of publications, as well as proof of teaching experience, should be sent by e-mail in a single pdf file with max. 7 MB until 06.07.2017 to:
Dekan der Fakultät Soziale Arbeit, Gesundheit und Musik
BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, Lipezker Str. 47, 03048 Cottbus