Chair in Psychology

Merseburg, Saxony-Anhalt, de
Company: Merseburg University of Applied Sciences (HoME)
Category: Management Occupations
Published on 2021-06-17 03:31:44

Merseburg University of Applied Sciences is looking to appoint to the following Chair in the Department of Social Work.Media.Culture as soon as possible:

Psychology (W 2)

The future post holder will represent the discipline in both research and teaching. They will be expected to have an in-depth knowledge of developmental, personality and social psychology. Experience in carrying out empirical research projects would be welcome. The successful applicant will be expected to act as a key interface for all courses in the department, specifically: Social Work (BA), Culture and Media Education (BA), Applied Media and Cultural Sciences (MA) and Applied Sexology (MA).

We are expecting candidates to have a sound knowledge of and experience in at least two of the following areas:

  • Proven continuing professional development in systemic counselling/supervision/ coaching or a similar qualification in this field
  • Extensive knowledge of developmental and personality psychology
  • Extensive knowledge of media psychology
  • Experience in relevant fields of activity and/or with practical social work methods
  • The successful applicant will have a psychology degree or a degree in education specialising in psychology as well as practical experience in relevant fields of work. They will also need a relevant doctorate of at least “magna cum laude” standard, teaching experience and their own conceptual research and teaching ideas. This must be backed up by evidence and demonstrated in practice.

    The future post holder will also need to be able to teach courses in English. The successful candidate will be expected to sit on the university’s administrative bodies and to play an active role in designing degree courses. The appointment regulations laid down in Section 35 of the Higher Education Act of the State of Saxony-Anhalt (HSG LSA) shall apply. The salary shall be based on the legal and budgetary requirements. Exceptional performance may be recognised with performance-related bonuses in addition to the basic salary.

    Applications from those with severe disabilities will be given priority if their ability and aptitude are equal to the rest of the field. Merseburg University of Applied Sciences is committed to increasing the representation of women in academia and would strongly urge women to apply. Applications from academics from abroad are welcome. As the vast majority of teaching is done in German, corresponding proficiency in the language (Level C2) is required.

    Please submit applications together with the supporting documents required under Section 35(2) HSG LSA (including CV, evidence of professional and academic career, record of publications and list of teaching posts held to date) by 13 May 2021 . They can be e-mailed (as a PDF document) to [email protected] or posted to:

    Hochschule Merseburg
    Dekan des Fachbereiches Soziale Arbeit.Medien.Kultur
    Herr Prof. Dr. Erich Menting
    Eberhard-Leibnitz-Straße 2, D-06217 Merseburg

    [E1] “qualifizierte” Promotion ist nicht immer eindeutig definiert. In der Regel gehen wir von “magna cum laude” aus. Unter Umständen ist allerdings auch ein “cum laude” ausreichend. Bitte prüfen!

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