The University of Kassel is a modern and growing University with round about 25.000 students. It has an extraordinary wide section with expertise of nature, technique, culture and society.

The Department of Economics, Institute for Vocational Education and Training is seeking a highly qualified individual for the following position:

W2 - Professorship (m/f/d) "Vocational Education with a focus on technology didactics"

Closes: 21.10.2021
Date of Hire: as soon as possible
Reference: 34395

Please send your application with the usual informative documents, stating the reference number in the subject line, via the online form. We have compiled further information for you in our FAQ.

In exceptional cases, we will also accept your application documents in paper form or via the e-mail box bewerbungen[at]uni-kassel[dot]de, stating the reference number.

In the case of postal applications, please submit only copies of your documents (no folders), as these cannot be returned. All documents will be destroyed after completion of the selection process in compliance with data protection regulations.

A person with research and teaching experience is sought to coordinate the BA/MA Vocational Education study programme. It includes the preparation, supervision and follow-up of work placements and practical trainings at school as well as the coordination of the teaching methodology in metal technology and electrical engineering. Research and teaching should focus on the development of teaching methodology in metal technology and electrical engineering. Furthermore there should also be focus on one of the following areas:

• Digital transformation in VET
• Sustainability and technology assessment in VET
• Professionalisation of vocational teachers
• Transitions, heterogeneity, inclusion and special target groups in VET

The future holder of this position should demonstrate his/her expertise through relevant peer-reviewed publications. Experience in successful acquisition of third party funding is expected.

Apart from an active participation in at least one of the faculty’s main research areas, a willingness to engage in academic networking within the university is required.

The teaching duties are to be fulfilled in the Bachelor's and Master's L4 teaching degree programmes with the professional specialisations of metal technology and electrical engineering. In addition, regular teaching duties are to be offered within the 'Education and Social Sciences Core Studies' of the University of Kassel, currently in module 2 'Teaching, Learning and Instruction in Vocational Education'.

Participation in academic self-administration is part of the official duties.

The hiring requirements and performance requirements according to §§ 61, 62 of the Hessian Higher Education Act (HHG) apply.

In particular: The aptitude for academic work, normally proven by a habilitation or habilitation-equivalent achievements, as well as pedagogical aptitude.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Prof. Dr. Patrick Spieth, Tel. +49 561 804-2991, E-Mail: fb07-dekan(at)uni-kassel.de.

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The University of Kassel is very interested in the professional satisfaction of its employees. It is distinguished as a family-friendly university and, in the interests of equal opportunities, strives to offer everyone the same opportunities for development and to counteract existing disadvantages. It promotes the Family Welcome Service and also the Dual Career Service for positions that are scientifically and academically filled. One of the strategic goals of the University of Kassel is to significantly increase the proportion of women in research and teaching. Applications from women are therefore particularly welcome. Seriously handicapped and equivalent applicants are given preference if they have the same suitability, qualifications and professional performance. Full-time positions are generally divisible (except when filling civil servant positions).

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