Halle: Junior research associate (m/f/x; 75%) (4-6236/24-H)

University: Junior research associate (m/f/x; 75%) at Institute for Pedagogy (4-6236/24-H)

External Job Announcement Reg. -Nr. 4-6236/24-H

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Modern, interconnected, conscious of tradition: Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) is the oldest and largest university in the State of Saxony-Anhalt with a history dating back more than 500 years. Today more than 20,000 students are enrolled at the university. MLU’s core research areas are in the nanosciences and biosciences, the Enlightenment, as well as in social and cultural research. The university is also home to a range of small disciplines, some of which can be found nowhere else in Germany. The university has excellent national and international ties, and works closely together with leading research institutes, industry, and more than 250 universities around the world.

Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Faculty of Philosophy III, Institute for Pedagogy, Department of Educational Psychology – Socialisation and Culture, is looking for candidates to fill the following position commencing at the earliest opportunity and limited to three years

Junior research associate (m-f-x) – PhD candidate

in part-time (75 %).

Remuneration is applied up to pay group 13 TV-L, depending on the assignment of duties and fulfilment of personal requirements.


  • Participation in the research of the department on dealing with cultural diversity in schools and classrooms, including classroom-based interventions and teacher education.
  • Focused and continuous work on one's own qualification (e. g., PhD)
  • Participation in teaching, especially in teacher education in the modules of educational psychology, as well as in the supervision of theses
  • Participation in academic services
  • Support around conducting state examinations for teaching degrees


  • Above-average academic degree in Psychology, Educational Science or social sciences (diploma or master)
  • Knowledge in quantitative research methods and the motivation to expand one's own methodological knowledge and skills
  • Additional knowledge in qualitative research methods is an advantage
  • Motivation to conduct applied research, and contribute to educational equity, especially concerning migration-related diversity
  • Knowledge in empirical research in the context of migration and cultural diversity, as well as in theories of social, cultural, and/or developmental psychology
  • Experience in working with marginalized ethnic-cultural groups and / or people with refugee experience, preferably children and adolescents, is an advantage
  • Diversity competence, willingness to communicate in English and very good social skills for working in a diverse, international team
  • Knowledge of the language of origin of an ethnic-cultural minority (e.g. Arabic, Ukrainian, Turkish) is an advantage

Applications from people with disabilities will be given priority if they are equally suitable and qualified.
Women are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants with a degree obtained from a non-German university must provide a Statement of Comparability for Foreign Higher Education Qualifications from the Central Office for Foreign Education (https://www.kmk.org/zab/central-office-for-foreign-education) to prove equivalence.

If you have any questions, please contact Prof. Dr. Maja Schachner E-mail: maja.schachner(at)paedagogik.uni-halle.de.

Please send your application in German or English with the usual documents (CV, letter of motivation, certificates) stating the reg.no. 4-6236/24-H by 19.07.2024 to Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Faculty of Philosophy III, Institute for Pedagogy, Prof. Dr. Maja Schachner, 06099 Halle (Saale) or by mail to the secretariat: sandra.crain(at)paedagogik.uni-halle.de.

This vacancy is under the conditions of possible budgetary restrictions. Travel expenses and daily allowance in relation to the job interview cannot be covered. Electronic application is encouraged.

Die Ausschreibung ist auch im Internet unter https://www.verwaltung.uni-halle.de/dezern3/Ausschr/24_4_6236_24_H_engl_verl.pdf abrufbar.

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