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Stellenausschreibung / Job advertisement

School I - School of Educational and Social Sciences at the Institute of Educational Sciences invites applications for a

Professorship (salary scale W3) in

School Pedagogy with a Focus on School Development (m/f/d)

The successful applicant will take on representative research and lecturing activities in the area of "School Pedagogy with a Focus on School Development". The professorship will focus on the University's profile topic of "Education and Society" and direct research towards the School I focus area of "Participation and Education".

The successful applicant is expected to have a history of relevant contributions to theoretical and empirical school development research. These contributions consist of verifiable high-profile publications and successful acquisition of external funding in the following research fields: systemic transformation and organisational change processes with a focus on digital transformation or inclusion. International research and lecturing experience is expected.

The University of Oldenburg aims to promote collaborative research on schools and teaching, educational professionalism and professionalisation in the context of digitalisation and inclusion. The successful applicant is expected to take active part in research initiatives and interdisciplinary research with neighbouring institutes at School I and beyond, collaborating with specialised didactics and educational studies under the umbrella of the Centre for Teacher Training and Didactics (DiZ) and for the project Qualitätsoffensive Lehrerbildung, which aims to tackle the quality of teacher training.

The professorship includes lecturing in German in the pedagogical modules of the Bachelor's programmes and in the Master of Education programme for all teacher specialisations. The particular tasks include designing the modules Schulentwicklung (School Development) and Pädagogisches Handeln in der Sekundarstufe (Pedagogical Practices in Secondary Education), and helping develop and evaluate research-based learning in practical phases. Candidates must be willing to contribute to courses accompanying general teaching placements.

As the University of Oldenburg and the University of Bremen are bound by a cooperation agreement, active participation in the cooperation is expected.

Prerequisites for employment are specified in section 25 of the Lower Saxony Higher Education Act. Professorships with a functional description involving duties in education science or didactics can only be filled with candidates who can additionally provide evidence of three years of practical experience at a school or suitable pedagogical experience, or appropriate empirical research experience corresponding to these duties.

The University aims to increase its proportion of female professors and strongly encourages female scientists to apply. Therefore, equally qualified female candidates will be given preference. Applicants with disabilities will be preferentially considered in case of equal qualification. The position is suitable for part-time employment.

Applications must include a CV, copies of academic transcripts and certificates, a list of publications, presentations and external funding acquired in the past 5 years as well as lecture evaluation results. Please submit your application preferably by e-mail (as a single PDF file) to by 17 December 2021.

Post address: Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg, z.H. des Dekans der Fakultät I, 26111 Oldenburg

For further information, contact the Director of the Institute of Educational Sciences at .


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