Didactics in technical education with focus in construction engineering

Delivery Deadline: 07.05.2020 23:59

 The Faculty of Architecture and Landscape science invites applications for a

University Professorship (m/f/d)

-Salary Scale W2 NBesO with Tenure Track leading to a W 2 NBesO-

in Didactics in technical education with focus in construction engineering


starting October 1, 2020. The initial appointment will be limited to 5 years. After positive evaluation, the candidate will receive a tenured professorship (salary scale W2).

This newly established professorship represents the subject in teaching and research.

The teaching duties of the future holder of the position include the didactic basics in the vocational fields of civil engineering, paint technology and interior design as well as wood technology and its specialization in the vocational field of civil engineering in teaching for the teaching profession at vocational schools. This includes, in particular, experimental courses and teaching tasks on production engineering in the building trades.

The focus of this professorship is on teaching and learning research in the fields of industrial and technical disciplines with a focus on civil engineering. The research activities focus on changes in work, qualifications, technology and vocational training and the associated curriculum development and -revision in the industrial-technical fields. Innovative teaching methods and learning cultures are to be developed, which can be used particularly in the field of studies and in vocational schools. Both didactic and interdisciplinary aspects must be considered in equal measure.

The professorship participates in interdisciplinary research and projects of Leibniz School of Education in order to further establish the area of vocational teacher training at Leibniz University.

The applicant is experienced and academically proven in the development and application of didactical methods. The professional foundation in the technical fields with a focus on civil engineering must be proven. In addition to the didactic and scientific qualification, a three-year practical school experience is expected, which in individual cases can also be replaced by proven school or curricular projects.


General responsibilities and conditions of appointment apply, in accordance with the Lower Saxony Higher Education Act (Niedersächsisches Hochschulgesetz - NHG). Details will be provided upon request.


Part-time employment can be arranged upon request.


As an equal opportunities employer, Leibniz University Hannover has set itself the strategic aim of significantly increasing the proportion of women. Female scientists are therefore particularly encouraged to apply. Applications from abroad are especially welcome. Preference will be given to equally qualified candidates with disabilities.


In its mission statement, Leibniz University Hannover attaches great importance to the international orientation of teaching and research. At the same time, it places significant value on the intensive guidance and support of its students and on the university’s close ties to the region and to Lower Saxony. Its professors are thus expected to be based in the Hannover Region.
Successful candidates who have reached the age of fifty by the time of appointment and who do not already have civil servant status will generally be given an employment contract.


For further information please contact Prof. Dr. Andreas Rapp, Tel. 0511 762 4595, E-Mail: rapp@ibw.uni-hannover.de.

Please submit your full application until xx.xx.xx via the Appointment Portal of the Leibniz Universität Hannover at https://berufungen.uni-hannover.de



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