Associate Professor (Tenure Track ) (W1 t.t. W2) for Physics and Physics Education

Institution:Faculty of Physics
Contact: Prof. Dr. Angela Rizzi
Professorship to be filled by: as soon as possible
Application no later than: 28th January 2019
Status: selection process completed!

The Faculty of Physics at the Georg‐August‐Universität Göttingen invites applications for the position of

Associate Professor (Tenure Track ) (W1 t.t. W2)
Physics and Physics Education

This professorship is funded by the German Federal and State governments through the programme “Bund-Länder-Programm zur Förderung des wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchses (Na-chwuchspakt)”. The initial appointment will be limited to three years and can be extended for further three years after positive assessment of research and teaching.
The transition to the permanent position of Associate Professor (W2) takes effect following a successful evaluation.

We are interested in candidates with a research program that investigates and advances the teaching and learning of Physics in secondary schools.
The Göttingen University is participating in the joint federal and state government program for better study conditions and better quality in teaching (the third pillar of the Higher Education Pact) by staging the project Göttingen Campus QPLUS “Qualitätsprogramm für Lehre und Studium” (quality program for Student and Academic Services) and as a partner in the Lower Saxony group project eCULT (eCompetencies and Utilities for Learners and Teachers). The successful candidate will prepare preservice teachers in our Bachelor and Master programs for secondary schools in courses of Physics and Physics Education

Conditions for appointment can be found in Section 30 of the Higher Education Law of Lower Saxony. As a Public Law Foundation, the University of Göttingen has the right to appoint professors. Further details can be obtained upon request.
Applications of international scientists are highly encouraged. The University is an equal opportunity and family friendly employer. We specifically encourage women to apply. Disabled persons with appropriate qualifications and aptitude for the position will be given special con-sideration.
Interested candidates should send their application, including curriculum vitae, teaching experience, publication list with a description of the importance and impact of up to five key publications, future research plans, and certificates, no later than 28th January 2019 to the dean of the Faculty of Physics, Prof. Dr. Tim Salditt, via electronic web system:

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