Professorship in “The Legal Basis of Social Work,
focusing on Civil Law” at the Department of Social Work
What to expect:
You will teach the principles of civil law with regard to social work in our Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes at the Department of Social Work. You will focus on family law, labour law and guardianship law.
The inclusion of digital transformation and law, violence protection law and/or other areas of law related to social work in your teaching would be desirable.
Your research will focus on the development of the above areas of law, and on research into the impact of legal norms with regard to potential discrimination.
You enjoy applying to interdisciplinary contexts the expertise gained in the course of your practical professional and academic work.
You will also contribute to self-government at the department and to the further development of degree programmes, and will be involved in academic continuing education.
It is quite natural for you to deliver courses involving digital technology, possibly also in English.
Your expertise is underpinned by the completion of studies leading you to become a fully qualified lawyer (First and Second State Examinations); the First State Examination is sufficient if you can provide evidence that your professional experience is closely related to social work.
You additionally completed your doctorate with above-average success.
You are very familiar with the application of law in the relevant areas, and have experience in dealing with social service providers. Relevant advisory experience would be desirable.
Moreover, you are open to different perspectives in the fields of law, and particularly to the social effects of legal norms.
Besides your extensive experience in teaching, you are ideally also familiar with applying for external funding and collaborating in research projects.
A network of partners from the field rounds off your profile.
We offer you:
A permanent W2 professorship on civil servant conditions will enable you to make a valuable contribution to teaching, research and university management.
You will be able to strike a healthy balance between work and leisure / family life.
We offer an extensive portfolio of didactical further training opportunities, enabling you to continue gaining skills.
You can look forward to an exciting challenge as part of our team; dedicated colleagues will assist you from the very beginning.
We look forward to receiving your online-application by 22 June 2022.
If you have any questions, please contact: Wolfgang Bursch (firstname.lastname@example.org or +49 2551 9 62114).
Please refer here to find out more about the conditions governing the appointment and other information about the professorship.
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