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Juniorprofessur (m/w/d) für inklusive Mathematikdidaktik

Junior Professorship (m/f/d) in the field of Inclusive Didactics of Mathematics

We strive for universality, diversity and interdisciplinarity. With more than 30,000 students, three Clusters of Excellence, 5,000 members of staff, over 150 institutes and an outstanding infrastructure, Leibniz University Hannover offers an innovative environment for top-level education and research in a comprehensive range of subjects.

The Institute of Special Education invites applications for the following position of Salary Scale W1 NBesO with tenure track leading to Salary Scale W2 NBesO to be appointed at the earliest possible date: Junior Professorship (m/f/d) in the field of Inclusive Didactics of Mathematics

The position is limited to three years with a renewal option for a further three years. Following a positive evaluation, the candidate will receive a tenured professorship (salary scale W2 NBesO).

The Position

The holder of this position will represent the subject in teaching and research. The successful candidate will mainly perform teaching duties in the “Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Special Needs Education” (polyvalent) and “Master of Education (MEd) in Special Needs Education” degree programs.

For example, the following areas of work and research should be able to be covered:

  • Theoretical, empirical and practical aspects of the development of mathematical thinking, including precursor skills
  • Theoretical and empirical aspects of mathematical learning processes (under difficult conditions)
  • Domain-specific concepts for diagnostic and interventional approaches in mathematic learning in the classroom with a focus on inclusion and diversity
  • Didactic concepts addressing the transition from preschool to primary school and from primary to secondary school level
  • Empirical evaluation research and research on teaching concepts in the field of inclusive mathematics education  

Your Profile

A relevant qualification profile in the field of inclusive didactics of mathematics as a subject and empirical research expertise with a focus on quantitative and/or qualitative methods related to at least one of the above-mentioned research foci is expected.

Successful completion of the Second State Examination, school teaching experience and interest in interdisciplinary cooperation at the Institute of Education for Special Needs and cooperation with the Institute of Mathematics and Physics Education, as well as cooperation with other universities (e.g. Universität Oldenburg), are desired. Selected courses should be held in English. 

What we can offer you

LUH offers excellent working conditions in a vibrant scientific community combined with an exceptional standard of living in a modern city surrounded by nature. In addition, LUH provides numerous opportunities for further education and training as well as many services to support families. The Dual Career Service at LUH is aimed at the partners of newly-appointed professors and provides support with career perspectives in Hannover and the surrounding region. As a central point of contact for international researchers, the Welcome Centre provides information on non-academic queries concerning your stay in Hannover.

General duties and employment requirements are specified in the Lower Saxony Higher Education Act (NHG). For detailed information on employment requirements, please contact the Appointment Matters department.

Leibniz University Hannover promotes equal opportunities, diversity and a balance between work and family life (Equal Opportunities Office). For this reason, female researchers are particularly encouraged to apply. Furthermore, we welcome applications from international researchers. Preference will be given to equally-qualified applicants with disabilities (Representative for employees with disabilities). Upon request, part-time employment is possible.

Please submit your full application with the usual documents by August 18th, 2022 exclusively via the appointment portal of Leibniz University Hannover at: 

Further information is available from the Head of the Search Committee Prof. Dr. Marc Thielen (Tel.: +49 (0)511 762-17487, Email:

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