W2-Professorship of Education Science, focusing on Adult Education and Advanced Professional Training

In pursuit of the goal of attracting particularly highly qualified junior researchers to the University, the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences Faculty at Tübingen University invites applications for the position of

W2-Professorship of Education Science, focusing on Adult Education and Advanced Professional Training,

to commence on 01.04.2019 or later; the position is initially limited to 3 years, with a possible further extension until 31.03.2024 at the latest.

The preferred candidate will represent a broad spectrum in research and teaching in the academic field of adult education and advanced professional training; he/she must have a proven track record in the field. He/she will be expected to collaborate in Education and interdisciplinary research within both the institute and the faculty and with the German Institute for Adult Education - Leibniz Centre for Lifelong Learning in Bonn. The preferred candidate will be involved in all the institute’s study programs and in the training of students in teaching-degree programs.

Required qualifications include a PhD or equivalent international degree and postdoctoral qualifications equivalent to the requirements for tenure. This includes evidence of teaching effectiveness.

The University of Tübingen is particularly interested in increasing the share of women in research and teaching and therefore strongly encourages women candidates to apply. Applications from equally qualified candidates with disabilities will be given preference.

In line with its internationalization agenda, the university welcomes applications from researchers outside Germany. The rights, duties and appointment requirements for this professorship arise from the LHG Baden-Württemberg, the state law regulating higher education matters. The decision on extension of the professorship shall be made by the President’s Office based on the suggestion of the Faculty.

Applications including all required documents (résumé, copies of certificates, lists of publications, third-party funding, cooperation arrangements and teaching experience as well as teaching appraisal sheets), an application form (http://www.wiso.uni-tuebingen.de/dekanat/service/downloads.html) as well as three publications, preferably research papers, should be sent to: berufung@wiso.uni-tuebingen.de by January 22, 2019. Enquiries may also be directed to the Dean: Dekan@wiso.uni-tuebingen.de.

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Assistant professor / lecturer


Nauklerstr. 48

Tübingen , Germany





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