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Current status of application procedure

  • Selection procedure by appointment committee
The Faculty of Educational Science at Bielefeld University is one of the leading institutions in the field of educational science and teacher training. It is anchored in Bielefeld University on an interdisciplinary basis and is building up its international network with high priority. With a focus on innovation, interdisciplinarity and internationality, the following W2 professorship is to be filled at the next possible date. We kindly ask the jobholder to have a content based orientation which is compatible with the research and teaching profile of the faculty with its academic and teacher training priorities. A participation in the different centers, institutions and research networks of the faculty and university is expected.

Professorship (W2) of Educational Science with a focus on general didactics and Educational Theory

The professorship is located in the field of general didactics. Connections to educational theory as well as didactically back-bound theory formation and teaching research are explicitly welcomed. In teaching, the jobholder should represent educational theory, didactical and school pedagogical contents with a special focus on secondary level I & II of the German school system. In the field of research, the didactical and educational theory contents can cover all school levels. Participation in the faculty's main research areas, cooperation with other disciplines – e.g. teaching methodology or educational philosophy - and involvement in the cross-faculty structures of teacher education are expected.

The jobholder of the position should have a background in educational science and should document this through relevant publications. Experience in interdisciplinary and international cooperation and in the realization of projects as well as the willingness and motivation to acquire and manage third-party funded projects are desired.

Recruitment requirements for the advertised professorship are a completed relevant university degree in a relevant field, pedagogical aptitude, a doctorate, and further academic achievements. These will be evaluated exclusively and comprehensively in the appointment procedure (§ 36 Higher Education Act [HG]).

Qualified applications from severely disabled people are explicitly welcome.

Bielefeld University has received a number of awards for its achievements in the area of equal opportunity and has been acknowledged as a family-friendly university. The university welcomes applications from women and therefore explicitly encourage them to apply. This is particularly true with regard to academic positions. Applications are handled according to the provisions of the State Equal Opportunity Statute.

Please submit your applications with the usual materials (Covering letter, curriculum vitae, description of the scientific career, list of publications with the ten most important highlighted, two-page research and teaching concept for the advertised professorship, list of the courses held in the last five years as well as other proof of teaching qualifications and a list of research activities and third-party funds acquired to date) online via the University of Bielefeld’s vocation portal by January 6, 2021:

Bielefeld University
Faculty of Educational Science
- The Dean -
Prof. Dr. Ullrich Bauer
P.O. 10 01 31
33501 Bielefeld, Germany
E-Mail: sekretariat.ew@uni-bielefeld.de

Please address further questions to Dr. Thessen Siekmeier
E-Mail: thessen.siekmeier@uni-bielefeld.de

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