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Tenure-Track Professorship for Educational Effectiveness

University of Tuebingen - Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences

Location: Tübingen - Germany
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 8th January 2019
Closes: 22nd January 2019

The Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences at Tübingen University seeks to fill the following position at the Hector Research - Institute for Education Sciences and Psychology

Tenure-Track Professorship for Educational Effectiveness

The position is due to commence on April 1, 2019 or later.

The holder of this professorship will be situated within the field of research and teaching program regarding educational effectiveness, with an additional concentration in one of the main fields of research at the institute (educational effectiveness/competence modelling, motivational and personality development in the school context, instructional quality, giftedness, methodology in education sciences/psychology). In addition, close cooperation with the members of the LEAD Graduate School & Research Network is desired.

The professorship will be involved in the following study programs: Master of Education Science and Psychology, Bachelor Education Science and Social Work/Adult Education, and the educational training of teaching students (Lehramt).

Required qualifications include an outstanding doctoral thesis in a pertinent field, recognizable potential for internationally visible publications in leading international peer-reviewed journals, and teaching aptitude.

Applicants for a tenure-track professorship with a PhD from Tübingen must have changed universities after completing their doctorates or have worked in academia for at least two years somewhere other than the University of Tübingen.

If the final evaluation after six years is positive, this professorship will be upgraded to a full (W3) professorship with no re-advertising of the position. Detailed information on the criteria underlying the interim evaluation and promotion to the tenured position may be found in our guidelines for tenure review under the following link: There you can also find information on this employment category.

In line with its internationalization agenda, the university welcomes applications from researchers outside Germany.

Disabled candidates will be given preference over other equally qualified applicants.

Any appointment to this position is conditional on the availability of discretionary funding by the state of Baden-Württemberg.

Applications are to be submitted, preferably in electronic form, with the usual documents (CV; copies of degrees; list of publications, third-party funding, cooperation projects, and courses taught; teaching evaluations; teaching and research plans; and the application form – see link above), as well as two publications, preferably research papers, by January 22, 2019 to the Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, Prof. Dr. Josef Schmid, Nauklerstraße 48, 72074 Tübingen or Enquiries may also be directed to the Dean Prof. Dr. Josef Schmid

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