Associate Professorship,for Learning Sciences Research Methodologies at LMU
The Faculty of Psychology and Education at the University of Munich invites applications for a professorship (W2 / Associate Professor) (6 years/tenure track/ initially limited to 6 years) for 'Learning Sciences Research Methodologies' commencing as soon as possible.
The holder of this position will be teaching in the Master of Science
Program and the Doctoral Training Program "Learning Sciences" as well as - to a smaller extent -
in other psychology and educational science programs. Content of teaching are empirical
methodologies for research, assessment, and evaluation for different areas that are relevant for
the Learning Sciences. Candidates should have a research focus in the area of measuring
processes of learning and change. In addition, the capacity to align his or her research
interests to one or more of the research topics in the Munich Center of the Learning Sciences
(www.mcls.lmu.de) is expected.Excellent mastery of the English language is required.
Prerequisites for this position are a university degree, a doctoral
degree, teaching skills at university level and a post-doctoral degree (Habilitation) or
equivalent qualification that may have been gained outside the university or may consist in a junior
professorship. The initial appointment will be for six years. After a minimum of three
years it may be converted to tenure pending a positive evaluation of the candidate's aptitude for
teaching and research as well as the candidate's pedagogical and personal aptitude if all legal
conditions are met. In exceptional cases involving candidates with outstanding qualifications,
a tenured position may be offered from the outset.
Candidates for this position should be aged 52 or under at the time of
appointment. Exceptions thereto may be considered in the case of outstanding candidates.
The University of Munich is an equal opportunity employer and aims to
increase the number of female faculty members. Therefore, applications from female candidates
are explicitly encouraged.
Disabled candidates with essentially equal qualifications will be given
preference. The University supports dual career couples.
Please send your applications including curriculum vitae, copies of
degree certificates, list of publications and teaching activities to the following address (closing
date: July 2, 2010):
Dean of Faculty 11, University of Munich, Leopoldstraße 13, D-80802
Munich, Germany, Fax
+49-89-2180-5290, E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org