As part of the federal and state program for the advancement of junior scholars, Technische Universität Berlin, Faculty I, Humanities and Educational Sciences, currently has a vacancy at the Institute of Vocational Education and Work Studies for a
tenure track professorship, remuneration group W1, fixed term, to be continued as a lifetime professorship, remuneration group W3
in "Didactics in the field of Building – Design – Environment".
This professorship should be seen in the context of Technische Universität Berlin’s goal to recruit and advance junior scholars in the early stage of their career. The tenure track professorship is initially limited to three years. The position shall be renewed for a further three years conditional upon the postholder’s performance and agreement. After six years, as a rule, a lifelong professorship will be offered conditional upon the fulfillment of the determined evaluation criteria and hiring requirements for a lifelong professorship. Information about the evaluation criteria can be found on Technische Universität Berlin’s website, https://www.tu-berlin.de/index.php?id=71621 or quick access 71621.
The professorship "Didactics in the field of Building – Design – Environment" shall be represented in its full research and teaching area of teaching related Bachelor and Master study programs. The research topics include the:
curriculum and professional field,
vocational didactic teaching,
action oriented learning,
specific vocational education and training (VET).
Research topics should consider the following priorities for the domain Building – Design – Environment:
vocational education and training for sustainable development
digitization of professional work and education
internationalization of work and vocational education and training,
gender and diversity covering issues of migration, integration, heterogeneity, language education,
teacher education in the specific discipline of building - design - environment.
The tenure track professorship is associated with 4 hours of lectures and seminars per week in the first three years, and 6 hours per week after interim evaluation in the fourth to sixth year. Lectures have to be conducted primarily in the Master's and Bachelor's degree programs of the assigned professional fields.
The candidate must fulfill the hiring requirements pursuant to Section 102c Berlin State Higher Education Act in combination with Section 102a Berlin State Higher Education Act. Of particular importance are a university degree, a strong aptitude for research demonstrated, as a rule, by an outstanding doctorate in didactics of one of the assigned professional fields (construction technology, color technology and interior design, agriculture, wood technology etc.) or a related subject as well as teaching skills demonstrated by a teaching portfolio (for further information about the portfolio, see Technische Universität Berlin’s website, https://www.tu-berlin.de/menue/university_institutions/executive_board/projekte_des_praesidiums/neuberufene/berufungsportal/applying_for_a_professorship/teaching_portfolio/parameter/de/ or quick access 144242). Relevant practical experience in vocational schools and in teacher training as well as in the acquisition and implementation of third-party funded projects are welcome.
Technische Universität Berlin expects its professors to be able to assume responsibility for the management and strategic development of their field and their employees. This also includes commitment to the promotion of young scientists and women, gender and diversity competence in the sense of creating diversity-sensitive working and study conditions and setting impulses in research and teaching, as well as participation in academic self-administration. Interdisciplinary cooperation, initiatives in science communication as well as in knowledge or technology transfer are welcome. As an internationally profiled university, we require good knowledge of English and also expressly welcome applications from non-German-speaking researchers who are willing to learn the German language soon.
How to apply:
Technische Universität Berlin offers its tenure track professors structured mentoring to support their professional development. The University values the diversity of its members and is committed to equality of opportunity. It is a certified family-friendly university and its Dual Career Service can assist you and your family with your move to Berlin.
Technische Universität Berlin is seeking to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and actively encourages applications from suitably qualified female candidates. Preference will be given to applicants with severe disabilities fulfilling the requirements of the position.
Please send your application until the 13/05/2021 indicating the job reference number and including the appropriate documentation (letter of application, curriculum vitae, exposé on applicability, research concept, teaching portfolio, list of publications, a list of third party funded projects carried out and copies of grades and titles) by email in a single pdf-attachment to Prof. Dr. Thorsten Roelcke, Dean of the Faculty I – Humanities, at email@example.com. Alternatively, applications may be submitted in writing together with a digital version (USB drive) to Technische Universität Berlin – Der Präsident - Dekan der Fakultät I, Prof. Dr. Thorsten Roelcke, Sekr. FH 4-1, Fraunhoferstr. 33-36, 10587 Berlin. Please send copies only; originals will not be returned.
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