University professorship for educational science
Free University of Berlin, Department of Education and Psychology - Science Education Science and Primary Education


Department of Education and Psychology - Science Education Science and Primary Education

University professorship for educational science with a focus on institutions in the educational system Grade: W3 or equivalent Employment status: 12-40 / 2019

Application deadline: 29.08.2019

Responsibilities :

Representation of educational science in research and teaching; The professorship has an educational orientation and, with its focus on "Institutions in the Education and Training System", combines the different educational and educational sciences, focus on school and extracurricular education and training priorities of the science unit Educational science and primary education.



According to § 100 BerlHG


Further requirements:

  • Research focus in one or more of the following areas: "Institutional cooperation in the field of school and extracurricular education", "Education policy / administration", "Educational networks / Community education".
  • Compatibility with social or political science research perspectives
  • methodological focus on qualitative research or mixed-methods
  • International teaching experience and excellent research activities
  • Experience in the acquisition and implementation of third-party funded projects


Expectations for the future activity:

In addition to the official duties resulting from § 99 BerlHG in particular, the following activities are also expected of the person appointed:


  • Initiation of research projects
  • Participation in or development of collaborative research activities of the department
  • focus on the teaching of the Bachelor's program in Education and Educational Science as well as in the Master's Degree Program in Educational Sciences and, if necessary, in the Educational Science Modules in Teacher Training; Participation in the further development of these courses
  • Consideration of gender-relevant and diversity approaches in research that are relevant for the discipline
  • gender-sensitive performance of courses


Applications with the usual documents (curriculum vitae, certificates and documents / if applicable also certificates of appointment in German or English [if applicable attach translations], list of publications, list of courses including proof of pedagogical qualification, information on current or planned research projects, research cooperations and Third-party funded projects, language certificates if applicable, and - if applicable for the respective field - information on industrial cooperation , inventions, patents, spin-offs, etc.) are available until 29.08.2019 (preferably electronically in a single pdf file, maximum 5 MB) including one private postal and e-mail address, indicating the identifier to the


Free University of Berlin

Department of Education and Psychology


Prof. Dr. Rainer Watermann (Dean)

Habelschwerdter Allee 45, D-14195 Berlin




The relevant legislation of the Berlin Higher Education Act (§§ 99, 100, 101, 102 a, 102 c BerlHG) can be found here:

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