Director of the ZiLL

Dresden, (DE)
23 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
22 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Centre for Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching (ZiLL) was founded at TU Dresden as part of the implementation of the Institutional Strategy "The Synergetic University", which strengthens research-oriented, interdisciplinary teaching in the long term by establishing a structured teaching and project offer for all students at the university. At this Centre, a position as 

Director of the ZiLL
(Subject to personal qualification employees are remunerated according to salary group E 13 TV-L)

is to be filled as soon as possible, initially for a limited period until 31st October 2019 (time limitation pursuant to § 14 (1) TzBfG). Part-time employment is usually possible; please indicate your preference and the desired time-period in your application. 

Tasks: Continuation and further development of essential tasks of the ZiLL and support of the teaching-related reorganisation process of TU Dresden: academic-technical and strategic-organisational administration of ZiLL; development of structured programmes for the acquisition and communication of interdisciplinary and research-oriented contents in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders; support of the Schools or Faculties, Central Academic Units and the Clusters of Excellence of TU Dresden in the development of interdisciplinary study programmes; further development of the offer to include DRESDEN-concept partners in research-oriented teaching. 

Requirements: university degree in a relevant field, preferably humanities and social sciences / educational sciences, a doctoral degree is welcome; knowledge and experience in project and quality management, in teaching-related organisational development processes as well as in the application and third-party funding; excellent pedagogical and didactic knowledge and skills; comprehensive knowledge of course studies and teaching at a university; strong experience in the implementation of interdisciplinary projects or interdisciplinary teaching; experience in the conception of interdisciplinary study programmes and research-oriented formats; very good spoken and written ability in both German and English; strong communication and team skills, analytical thinking, high level of personal commitment, creativity and individuality.  

If you have any questions about the job profile, Dr. Hans Jörg Schmidt, Tel. +49 351 / 463 34336; email:, will be pleased to answer your questions.

TU Dresden seeks to employ more women in leadership positions. Hence we particularly encourage qualified women to apply. Applications from disabled candidates or those with additional support needs are welcome.
Please send your convincing and detailed application before the deadline on 19.042018 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies) with the usual documents preferably via the TU Dresden SecureMail Portal by sending it as a single pdf document, with the subject line "Bewerbung Leitung ZiLL", to or to: TU Dresden, Prorektor für Bildung und Internationales, Herrn Prof. Krauthäuser – vertraulich -, 01062 Dresden.

Please submit copies only, as your application will not be returned to you.

Expenses incurred in attending interviews cannot be reimbursed.