1. September 2021 | Erziehungswissenschaftliche Fakultät

76/2021 Full Professorship (W3) in Inclusive Educational Processes for Intellectual and Multiple Disability (m/f/d) at the Faculty of Education

The Faculty of Education at the University of Erfurt seeks to fill the following professorship from 1st of October 2023:

Full Professorship (W3) in Inclusive Educational Processes for Intellectual and Multiple Disability (m/f/d)

Area of Responsibility

The professorship represents the special educational field of intellectual and multiple disability in research and teaching with the focus on education in inclusive contexts.

The postholder's duties include:

  • contribution to all degree programs of the University of Erfurt that cover contents of special and inclusive education
  • empirical research activities in the special educational field of intellectual and multiple disability, preferably in the field of education in inclusive contexts
  • collaborations in research and teaching within the university


In addition to the general public service regulations, applicants must fulfil the requirements for appointment set forth in Section 84 of the Thuringian Higher Education Act (Thüringer Hochschulgesetz, ThürHG).

S/he will be required to demonstrate excellent proficiency in German (CEFR level C1) in order to carry out his or her teaching duties in the teacher training programs.

The successful candidate will have:

  • an above-average doctorate in the field of education for intellectual / multiple disability
  • a relevant habilitation or equivalent scientific achievements
  • school practice according to § 84 (ThürHG)
  • a sound research profile in education for intellectual / multiple disability
  • relevant publications (preferably peer reviewed)
  • experience (preferably success) in applying for own research funding

The following attribute is desirable: international visibility and networking.


The German version of this vacancy notice alone shall be legally binding.

The employment status of professors is governed by § 86 ThürHG.

The University of Erfurt is committed to diversity and gender equality. It has been audited as a "family-friendly university" and has received the rating "equality excellent" in the female professor program. One of the university's strategic goals is increasing the proportion of women in research and teaching. Qualified female scientists are therefore particularly encouraged to apply. Severely disabled persons and those with equal status are given preference in the case of equal suitability, professional performance, and ability.

The University of Erfurt promotes the compatibility of career and family and offers dual career, further training opportunities and coaching as well as a range of health and prevention offers as part of the company health management.

The successful candidate is expected to take up domicile in the Erfurt region. Her/his involvement in the teaching programme includes interdisciplinary courses (also given in English) and the Studium Fundamentale.

Application Deadline

Please send your complete application (resume, academic CV, list of publications, list of taught courses, course evaluations, report on previous research activities financed through third-party funding, overview of previous lectures and courses, copies of your qualifications, especially habilitation) to the following contact electronically only (as a single pdf-file), quoting the reference number. The application deadline is 29 September 2021.

Universität Erfurt • Dekanin der Erziehungswissenschaftlichen Fakultät • Prof. Dr. Verena Weidner • Postfach 90 02 21 • 99105 Erfurt • E-Mail: dekanat.erzfak@uni-erfurt.de

Please note that the system cannot process electronic applications that exceed 15 MB.

Data protection

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In sending your application files in electronic form, you agree to having your e-mail scanned for harmful coding, viruses and spam, to the temporary saving of the necessary data of your correspondence and to the conducting of further correspondence via e-mail without further encryption.

By submitting your application, you also agree to the further processing of the submitted personal data within the application process. This agreement can be withdrawn at any point in written or electronic form, without specifying your reasons. Please note that withdrawal of your agreement may lead to your application not being further considered for the position applied for.

The further information on data protection in accordance with Art. 13 EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) can be found in the information sheet ("Privacy Notices for Applicants") on our website under https://www.uni-erfurt.de/universitaet/arbeiten-an-der-universitaet/stellenausschreibungen.

Reimbursement of Expenses

The University of Erfurt cannot compensate applicants for any expenses incurred.

Entgelt / Besoldung
Erziehungswissenschaftliche Fakultät, Universität Erfurt Nordhäuser Straße 63 99089 Erfurt
Universität Erfurt, Dekanin der Erziehungswissenschaftlichen Fakultät, Prof. Dr. Verena Weidner, E-Mail: dekanat.erzfak@uni-erfurt.de, Postfach 90 02 21 99105 Erfurt