Professorship for Educational Science
University of Siegen, Department of Educational Science

The position holder is to represent the main focus in research and teaching with regard to inclusive education in its entire breadth. The tasks in the teaching are related to the courses of educational pedagogy within teacher training. Teacher experience in the promotion of learning as well as practical experiences in special educational fields are expected.

The research of the professorship is to be aimed at specifics and intersections of impairments of learning in different educational settings, especially in the school sector. In this respect, prior experience in cooperation 
with national and international partners is expressly desired. Expectant methodological competencies are expected in the area of empirical research and in questions of prevention and promotion.

Prerequisites are also relevant experience in research and teaching as well as the acquisition of third-party funds. In addition, the future applicant will be prepared to participate in the further development of the courses with integrated funding education and to participate in regional school and teaching development projects with a view to inclusion. The willingness to cooperate with the Center for Teacher Training is assumed.

In addition to the general legal requirements, the prerequisites for admission are a completed university degree, pedagogical aptitude, the special qualification for scientific work, which is usually demonstrated by the quality of a doctorate, additional scientific achievements exclusively and comprehensively evaluated in the appeal procedure as well as teacher training and the Proof of didactic competence. Additional scientific achievements are provided within the framework of a junior professorship, a habilitation or an activity as a research associate or a research associate at a university or non-university research institution or in other scientific activities.

The willingness to participate actively and constructively in the self-administration bodies of the university is assumed. The University of Siegen aims to increase the proportion of women. Corresponding qualified women are asked to apply. Applications for suitable disabled persons are welcome.

For questions, please contact Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Kißgen (

Please send your application with the usual documents (curriculum vitae, publication list, certificates, overview of practical activities) to the Dean of the Faculty II, University of Siegen, 57068 Siegen, by 09.06.2017.

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