Research Associate in Edication Science
Friedrich Schiller University Jena - Department of Education

291/2019, Research Associate (75%), at the Department of Education

Reg. No .: 291/2019

Deadline: 15.10.2019

The Friedrich Schiller University Jena combines: people and ideas, science and business, universities and non-university research. Rooted in the heart of Germany and networked all over the world, the full university and its partners shape a vibrant and productive scientific and economic region.

At the Institute of Educational Science of the Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences of the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, there is a position as of 01.01.2020

Research Associate (75%)

to occupy.

The position is assigned to the Chair of School Education and School Development (Prof. Dr. Nils Berkemeyer).

Your tasks:

  • proactive participation in research topics of the chair, especially from the perspective of critical school system development research and deliberative professionalization in the context of democracy and education
  • Preparation of a qualification thesis (doctorate) in the field of research topics of the chair
  • Participation in teaching in the area of school education with a focus on the teacher training programs amounting to 3 WMS
  • Supervision of students in one of the job reasonable extent
  • active participation in chair projects and chair administration
  • Tasks of academic self-government

Our requirements:

  • higher than average completed academic studies (master, state examination, diploma) in education and / or a related subject (social sciences and social sciences, psychology)
  • sound knowledge and experience in methods of empirical education and / or social research
  • Related to topics of school education and school development research as well as interest in research on questions of school system framework conditions, justice and democracy education
  • very good knowledge of German and English
  • independent, proactive way of working

We offer:

  • attractive fringe benefits such as capital contributions, job ticket (perks for public transport), company pension plan (VBL)
  • an exciting field of activity with room for maneuver
  • a university health promotion and a family-friendly working environment with flexible working hours
  • Remuneration in accordance with the provisions of the Collective Agreement for the Public Service of the Länder (TV-L) in accordance with personal requirements up to the remuneration group 13.

Recruitment is limited to 3 years with the option of extension (budgetary unit), depending on personal requirements.

Severely handicapped people are given preference for equal qualifications, aptitude and professional qualifications.

Your application with complete, meaningful application documents (motivation letter, CV, copies of certificates, digital version of the thesis, possibly a list of publications and university courses) and a short exposé of your doctoral project (1 page) please send under registration number 291 / 2019 until 15.10.2019 in a single pdf document to

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