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Research Assistant (Pre /Post Doc) - with a focus on Adult Education

Technische Universität Kaiserslautern - Department of Education

Location: Kaiserslautern - Germany
Salary: TVL E13
Hours: Full Time, Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 5th December 2019
Closes: 31st January 2020

The TU Kaiserslautern (TUK) is a University that stands for research strength, good teaching and a cosmopolitan and family atmosphere. 

As of 1 March 2020 or later, there is a position in the Department of Education at the Department of Social Sciences as a position as, 

Research Assistant (Pre /Post Doc) - with a focus on Adult Education

(TVL E13, 100% Full-Time) 

The position is initially limited until 31.12.2023 with the potential for extension. The position can also be filled as a part-time position. 

Your tasks: Depending on the qualifications, your tasks include the independent acquisition of third-party funding, the coordination of research projects, the holding of courses and examinations in the courses offered, and support within the framework of university self-administration.

What we are expecting: We are looking for applicants with a high level of personal responsibility, organizational, communicative and conceptual skills, a goal-oriented working style, enjoyment in carrying out their own teaching and cooperation with students. The prerequisite for employment is a university degree (Master) with a focus on adult education/further education or pedagogy/educational science as well as experience in teaching. In addition, a focus on digital media is desirable. You should have experience in the application of qualitative and/or quantitative research as well as in the independent execution of research projects. Excellent written and verbal knowledge of English is essential. Working knowledge of the German language is desirable.

What we offer: The position offers a varied area of responsibility with a high degree of self-responsibility. You will work in a pleasant working atmosphere in a committed, international team. You will have the opportunity for further training and doctoral studies (if applicable). In addition, retirement benefits, discounted tickets for public transport and company health management are offered.

Have we aroused your interest? Please send your detailed application including, a letter of application, curriculum vitae, certificate copies, as well as documentation of your teaching experience to the Pedagogical Secretariat ( by e-mail by 31.01.2020.

If you have any questions please contact Prof. Dr. Matthias Rohs (Tel. 0049 (0)631 205 3697, E-Mail:

Further information on the job advertisements:

  • The Technical University of Kaiserslautern strongly encourages qualified female academics to apply.
  • Applicants with children are very welcome.
  • Applications from older employees are welcome.
  • Please submit only uncertified copies and do not use folders or transparencies, as they will not be returned for cost reasons.
  • Rather, please submit your application electronically in the form of a single PDF file.
  • Destruction of data in accordance with data protection regulations after completion of the recruitment process is guaranteed.
  • Unfortunately, costs incurred in connection with your application (travel expenses, etc.) cannot be reimbursed. If an interview in person is not possible interviews will be undertaken on Skype.
  • We do not send any confirmations of receipt.
  • With your application, you consent to the further internal processing of your data for official purposes in accordance with the European Data Protection Basic Regulation (DS-GVO) and the State Data Protection Act RLP.

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