Job advertisement

Vacancy ID: 327/2022
Closing date: 2022-10-07


Friedrich Schiller University is a traditional university with a strong research profile rooted in the heart of Germany. As a university covering all disciplines, it offers a wide range of subjects. Its research is focused on the areas Light—Life—Liberty. It is closely networked with non-research institutions, research companies and renowned cultural institutions. With around 18,000 students and more than 8,600 employees, the university plays a major role in shaping Jena’s character as a cosmopolitan and future-oriented city.

The Institute of Education and Culture is seeking for a

Research Associate in Adult Education

starting from 01.10.2022.

We offer a part-time position (50%, 20 hours per week) with a fixed-term contract until 30.09.2025.

The Chair of Adult Education focuses on research and teaching upon understanding the conditions,
processes and consequences of learning and educational processes in post-compulsory training and
education with the aim of development of scientifically tested didactic methods and continuing
education programmes

Your responsibilities:

    • Providing teaching for 2 semester hours is a part of your task field
    • You will work on your own academic qualification project (your Doctoral dissertation or Habilitation)
    • You will support us in all research project activities
    • You will be involved in the administration of the professorship

Your profile:

    • We expect a successfully completed academic university degree in Educational science (with a focus on Adult education/Continuing education), in Social science disciplines or in Human resource development for your Doctoral dissertation
    • A prerequisite for a Habilitation is completing a Doctoral dissertation
    • You have very good knowledge of research methods and possess analytical and presentation skills
    • We expect a very good command of German and English

We offer:

    • Remuneration based on the provisions of the Collective Agreement for the Public Sector of the Federal States (TV-L) at salary scale 13 — depending on the candidate’s personal qualifications—, including a special annual payment in accordance with the collective agreement.
    • Participation in diverse empirical and theoretical research with a strong interdisciplinary character
    • Interdisciplinary research with the focus on further education. You will work in national and international network structures.
    • The opportunity to participate in future-oriented developments in a modern and at the same time traditional university.
    • Fringe benefits such as capital-forming benefits (VL), job ticket and company pension scheme (VBL)

The advertised position is based on a fixed-term contract for a maximum of 3 years.

It is a part-time position (50%, 20 hours per week).

Candidates with severe disabilities will be given preference in the case of equal qualifications and

Are you eager to work for us? Then submit your detailed written application, preferably by email (one PDF file), stating the vacancy ID 327/2022 by 11.09.2022 ,renewed until 07.10.2022 to:

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