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Professor for action concepts and methods in social work

As the largest university in Rhineland-Palatinate, Koblenz University of Applied Sciences offers a diverse academic education in an inspiring learning environment and promotes application-oriented research.

The following professorship is to be filled in the department for Social Sciences at the location Koblenz soon as possible:

Professor (f/m/d)
  for action concepts and methods in social work

and childhood pedagogy

 (Base Salary: W 2)

Part-time employment is possible.


Your tasks

  • Representation of teaching (in German and English) in the subject areas Social work and childhood pedagogy
  • Establishment of a research profile as well as national and international research activities incl. publications
  • Networking with regional stakeholders (companies, associations, etc.)
  • Participation in academic self-administration


Your profile:

  • Professional expertise in the teaching area, especially in the areas of
    • Social work-related or socio-educational action in hybrid environments
    • Interactions in challenging situations
    • Family and social space orientation across the lifespan
  • Several years of relevant professional experience, ideally leadership experience
  • Enthusiasm for working with a heterogeneous student body and its development
  • Openness for the further development and implementation of innovative teaching concepts
  • Openness to taking on new teaching content within the framework of the long-term, strategic and, if necessary, interdisciplinary further development of the range of courses offered
  • High social competence in dealing with students, colleagues and employees
  • Good German and English skills (minimum C1-level)

The hiring requirements for professorships result from § 49 of the Higher Education Act of Rhineland-Palatinate (HochSchG).

 Our offer:

  • An attractive and varied working environment with the opportunity to shape and develop the field independently
  • Accompanying enthusiastic diverse people on their academic path into the professional world
  • Support in the conception of modern and innovative teaching
  • Connection to a research-strong collegium, especially to the Institute for Social Science Research and Continuing Education (IFW) and the Institute for Education, Training and Childcare in Rhineland-Palatinate (IBEB)
  • A broad network of foreign partner universities built up over many years

Koblenz University of Applied Sciences advocates diversity, equal opportunities and work-life balance. Koblenz University of Applied Sciences promotes women. Women are given preferential consideration in cases of equal aptitude, ability and professional performance, as there is an under-representation in the area of professorships at Koblenz University of Applied Sciences (§ 3 para. 8 State Equal Opportunities Act RLP). Therefore, qualified female academics are expressly encouraged to apply. People with severe disabilities will be given preference in the case of equal suitability.

We look forward to receiving your application (with curriculum vitae, certificates, list of publications and lectures, research exposé, previous teaching experience, proof of disability if applicable) by the deadline 12th May 2024 in electronic form to the Dean of the Faculty Social Sciences, Prof. Krappmann.

Only complete applications submitted via our online application portal can be considered.


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56075 Koblenz

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