Professorship in History of Education and Educational Policy Analysis
University of Zurich Institute of Education

Institute of Education

Professorship in History of Education and Educational Policy Analysis
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The University of Zurich invites applications for a professorship in history of education and educational policy analysis (open rank).

Depending on the qualifications of the appointee, the professorship will take the form of a chair or a tenure-track assistant professorship. Candidates are expected to have an outstanding academic record in teaching and research in the field of history of education, ideally with a focus on educational policy analysis. In addition, familiarity with the history of educational systems and educational debates in Switzerland is desirable.

Candidates should hold a PhD degree at the time of application and have an excellent record of academic achievements in the relevant field. Teaching may be carried out in English. Non-German speaking candidates are expected to acquire a working knowledge of German within the first three years of their appointment. The University of Zurich is an equal opportunities employer and in particular strives to increase the percentage of women in leading positions. Therefore, qualified female researchers are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate would be expected to take up the post by 1 February 2024.

The closing date for applications is 31 August 2022. Details of the application procedure are available on For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Moser Opitz.

For further information please contact:
Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Moser Opitz

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