Chair (W2) of School Pedagogy with specialisation on School Research

Dresden (DE)
12 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
01 Feb 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

The Institute of Education at the Faculty of Education is seeking to fill the position of a

Chair (W2) of School Pedagogy with specialisation on School Research

at the earliest convenient date. 

The Chair of School Pedagogy with specialisation on School Research is expected to represent the field of School Pedagogy paying special attention to the fields of school research and theory of school. In research and teaching, basic and current challenges of school education and teacher training shall be explored from an empirical perspective. The position holder will essentially contribute to the training of secondary school teachers. Involvement in the conceptual design of teacher training courses is obligatory. We are in search of a person willing and being able to cooperate with the Centre for Teacher Training and Educational Research, the Centre for Integration Studies as well as the (further) development of the Educational Research Laboratory and the linkage between University teacher training and regional educational institutions. The duties include participation in academic self-administration. The skills for lecturing in the English language are required.

The candidate should be experienced in grant applications and conduction of research projects. In addition, we appreciate applicants with additional qualifications that result from analyses of regional school development as well as cooperation among home, school, and all-day schooling. Applicants must fulfil the employment qualification requirements of § 58 of the Act on the Autonomy of Institutions of Higher Education in the Free State of Saxony (Higher Education Act of the Free State of Saxony – SächsHSFG).

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 about these topics, please contact the Equal Opportunities Officer of the Faculty of Education (Mr. Christopher Dietrich, phone +49 351 463-36136) or the Representative of Employees with Disabilities (Mrs. Birgit Kliemann, phone +49 351 463-33175).

Please send your application including a CV, a description of your scientific career, a list of teaching activities, results of teaching evaluations, as well as a certified copy of your highest academic degree until 01.02.2018 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies) as one hard copy to: TU Dresden, Fakultät Erziehungswissenschaften, Dekan, Herrn Prof. Dr. Friedrich Funke, 01062 Dresden, Germany and as electronic copy via the TU Dresden SecureMail Portal by sending it to

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