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Universitätsprofessur (m/w/d) der BesGr. W2 NBesO für Didaktik der Mathematik

University Professorship (m/f/d) of Salary Scale W2 NBesO in Didactics of Mathematics

The Faculty of Mathematics and Physics invites applications for a University Professorship (m/f/d) of Salary Scale W2 NBesO in Didactics of Mathematics starting April 1, 2021.

We are looking for a nationally and internationally scientifically proven personality with a focus on didactics in mathematics for the grammar school teaching profession, who is scientifically qualified in at least one of the following two research areas: digitally supported learning in mathematics; qualitative and/or quantitative empirical research of mathematics-related teaching and learning processes. It is expected that a working group will be set up with a proven research direction, experience in raising third-party funds and practical school experience. Subject of teaching will be to provide basic and advanced courses in the field of didactics of mathematics for students of the teaching profession at grammar schools as well as for students with the aim of becoming teachers at vocational schools.

The readiness for scientific cooperation with mathematics didactic working groups in the Institute for Didactics of Mathematics and Physics is expected. Active participation in the Leibniz School of Education (LSE) is presupposed.

Collaboration in academic self-administration and in the organization of science should be a matter of course.

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

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.

Please submit your application with the usual supporting documents by September 10, 2020 exclusively via the Appointment Portal of Leibniz University Hannover at:

Prof. Dr. Reinhard Hochmuth (Institut für Didaktik der Mathematik und Physik,
Welfengarten 1, 30167 Hannover, Germany, Phone: +49 511 762-4752,
Email: will be available for further information.

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