Junior Professorship (W1) in Nutrition and Home Economics and Vocational Didactics

Dresden (DE)
20 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
18 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Institute of Vocational Education and Vocational Didactics at the Faculty of Education seeks to appoint an outstanding candidate to the

Junior Professorship (W1) in Nutrition and Home Economics and Vocational Didactics (with tenure track)

as soon as possible. The Junior Professorship will be offered as a three year contract. Provided that her or his performance will be evaluated positively, employment may be extended to a total of 6 years. Furthermore, within an option for tenure track permanent employment as a W2 professor is possible without further advertisement according to § 59 par. 2 SächsHSFG. This will be decided after five years at the latest.

The applicant’s research and teaching must be dedicated to the analysis of nutrition and home economics as well as to their corresponding field of vocational education and vocational didactics. The tasks of the successful candidate include the coordination and organisation of the degree programme „Höheres Lehramt an berufsbildenden Schulen“ in the vocational field of nutrition and home economics. Interdisciplinary cooperation with the Centre for Teacher Education and Educational Research as well as with other vocational fields and the genuine enhancement of the didactics of the vocational field is required. Initially, the candidate will be required to teach 4 academic hours a week.

Wide knowledge and scientific experience especially in the fields of socio economics, social ecology and nutrition science is expected.

Applicants must fulfil the employment qualification requirements of § 63 of the Act Governing Academic Freedom in Higher Education in the Free State of Saxony (Saxon Academic Freedom in Higher Education Act – SächsHSFG). TU Dresden offers a programme that is tailored towards the specific needs of junior professors. Junior professors will find network meetings, mentoring programmes and also training packages and individual coaching particularly helpful. For further information please go to:

For more professional information, please call the Dean, Prof. Dr. phil. Friedrich Funke, +49 351 463-34949.

The TU Dresden seeks to employ more female professors. Hence we particularly encourage women to apply. Applications from disabled candidates or those with additional support needs are very welcome. The University is a certified family-friendly university and offers a dual career service. If you have any questions on these topics, please contact the Equal Opportunities Officer of the faculty (Mrs. Birgit Peukert, +49 351 463-35597) or the Representative of the Disabled (Mrs. Birgit Kliemann, Tel.: +49 351 463-33175).

Please send your application together with your curriculum vitae, a description of your scientific career, a list of publications, a list of external funding received, and information about your teaching experiences and evaluations, as well as one certified copy of the highest academic degree as hard copy and on CD by 18.05.2017 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies) to: TU Dresden, Fakultät Erziehungswissen¬schaften, Dekan, Herrn Prof. Dr. Friedrich Funke, 01062 Dresden.

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