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Teaching and Research Assistant (akademische*r Rätin*Rat) (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, University of Greifswald, Germany

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Open
AOC General Philosophy, preferably with expertise in the History of Philosophy and Practical Philosophy
AOC categories History of Philosophy
Philosophy of Action
Philosophy of Biology
Philosophy of Social Science
Applied Ethics
Value Theory
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 24/E10B
Location Greifswald, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Start date September 2024
Job description

Teaching and Research Assistant (akademische*r Rätin*Rat)

Department of Philosophy 24/E10B
University of Greifswald, 19 March 2024 | deadline: 24 May 2024

At the University of Greifswald's Department of Philosophy, Chair of Practical Philosophy, in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, there is a job vacancy expected to be available from 1 September 2024, subject to budgetary regulations, for a full-time

Teaching and Research Assistant (akademische*r Rätin*Rat).

The position on offer is permanent and suitable for part-time employment.

The post has been rated with pay grade A13. If the successful candidate is able to fulfil the requirements pursuant to civil service law, the University will employ them as a civil servant in higher service (zweites Einstiegsamt der Laufbahngruppe 2) with a specialisation in research. Otherwise, they shall be employed as a public employee in accordance with pay group 13 TV-L Wissenschaft.

Job Description:

Academic tasks mainly in the field of teaching according to the state regulations LVVO M-V (currently planned: 14 weekly teaching hours during the lecture periods)

-- Teaching obligations in the field of philosophy with a focus on the history of philosophy
-- Assisting with examinations
-- Supervision of students
-- Participation in the coordination of teaching

Job requirements:

Advanced university degree (Erstes Staatsexamen, Master's or equivalent) in philosophy. This civil service post will only be conferred if the successful candidate is qualified to serve as a civil servant in higher service, performing academic duties. If they are unable to provide the required professional qualifications for higher service, an advanced university degree (Erstes Staatsexamen, Master's or equivalent in philosophy) and at least two years and six months of full-time employment in a relevant field can also be recognised as equivalent professional qualification. The details are defined in § 14(4) Landesbeamtengesetz - LBG M-V (State Civil Service Act) and § 12 Allgemeine Laufbahnverordnung - ALVO M-V (General Career Path Ordinance for Civil Servants).

Further knowledge and skills that will play an important role in the filling of this post in higher civil service are:

-- Doctorate in philosophy
-- Experience in academic teaching and holding examinations in the field of philosophy and/or the history of philosophy
-- Broad and solid knowledge of the fields, positions and methods of philosophy with a focus onthe history of philosophy
-- Good German and English language skills (with the ability to teach in at least one of the
languages from the start of employment and in both languages from the third semester at the latest)


-- Experience in supervising and advising students
-- Expertise in the field of ancient philosophy
-- Research skills, documented by relevant publications
-- Interest in further development of professional and teaching skills
-- Cooperative attitude and social skills
-- Experience in academic self-governance

The position is open to all persons, irrespective of gender.Due to the underrepresentation of women in equivalent positions at the university, applications from women are particularly welcome and will be treated with priority if they have the same qualifications and as long as there are no clear reasons which make a fellow applicant more suitable. Severely disabled applicants with the same qualifications will be considered with preference. In accordance with § 68(3) PersVG M-V, the Staff Council will only be involved in staff matters of the academic or artistic staff on request.

Please only submit copies of your application documents as they cannot be returned. Unfortunately, the application costs (e.g. travel expenses for interviews) will not be reimbursed by the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

Please note that by submitting your application, you provide your consent pursuant to data
protection law for our processing of your application data. Further information about the legal bases and the use of your data can be found here:
Public employees who have applied for the post are asked to agree to the inspection of their staff records.

Applications comprising all usual documents (cover letter, CV with list of publications, copies of certificates, results of teaching evaluations) should be sent with reference to the job advertisement number 24/E10B by 24 May 2024, in electronic form (one PDF file) by email, to

Universität Greifswald
Institut für Philosophie
Prof. Dr. Micha Werner
Baderstr. 6/7
17489 Greifswald/Germany
[email protected]

How to apply
Application type Email
Make sure to include reference code 24/E10B in the header of all related letters.
Email to apply
Hard deadline May 24, 2024, 11:59pm CET
Web address for more information https://www.uni-greifswald.de/en/university/inform...
Contact name Micha Werner
Contact email
Contact phone +49 3834 420 3452
Time created March 23, 2024, 6:04pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date May 24, 2024, 11:59pm CET
Expired on May 26, 2024, 12:46am CET
Last updated June 25, 2024, 3:00pm UTC
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