Full Professor or Associate Professor (promotion track) of Inclusive Education (f/m/d)
Université du Luxembourg
Full Professor or Associate Professor (promotion track) of Inclusive Education
University of Luxembourg aspires to be a world-class research university. It strives for excellence in both fundamental and applied research, and in education. It drives innovation for society, has a high proportion of graduate students, and intertwines research, teaching and societal impact.
The University of Luxembourg has the profile of a research university with a strong activity in research, a high proportion of doctoral candidates and success in internationally competitive third-party funding, combined with excellent research-driven teaching throughout the University. The University has three missions: research, higher education and contribution to the social, cultural and economic development of the country.
Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences (FHSE) brings together expertise from the humanities, linguistics, cognitive sciences, social and educational sciences. People from across 20 disciplines are working within the Faculty. Along with the
disciplinary approach a very ambitious interdisciplinary research culture has been developed.
The faculty’s research and teaching focuses on
social, economic, political and educational issues with the common goal of contributing to an inclusive, open and resourceful society. The FHSE offers six Bachelor and 20 Master degrees and a doctoral school providing students with the necessary knowledge and high-qualified skills to succeed in their future career.
The holder of the position will be a member of the Department of Education and Social Work within the Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences.
She/he will be a scholar of Inclusive Education. She/he should demonstrate experience and expertise in the development and implementation of inclusive education programs and pedagogy, including broad knowledge of student disabilities and diversity.
She/he should also have expertise in the development and implementation of diagnostic and interventions procedures for children and adults with a range of developmental disorders (including Dyslexia, Specific Language Impairment, Dyscalculia, Dyspraxia, Attention Deficits, Autism Spectrum Disorders), behavioural issues and/or physical handicaps (e.g. blindness, deafness, paralysis).
Moreover, the holder of the position will conduct research, teach, and raise awareness in education and society about disability and human rights, educational disadvantages and special educational needs.
Her/his research profile is substantially concerned with inclusive education, disability, and diversity in the context of a multicultural and multilingual society. In this field of research, expertise is expected in at least three of the following domains:
Expertise in the field of inclusive education/special education
Knowledge of and expertise in diagnostic and intervention of learning difficulties, developmental disorders, behavioural issues and/or physical handicaps in education
Administrative experience, preferably in the leadership of study programmes in educational and social sciences
Experience with multidisciplinary research and multiple methods (qualitative, quantitative)
The holder will develop and lead the new Master en Approche Inclusion.
She/he will work with other study programmes directors to coordinate relevant contents and establish synergies with other programmes at BA, MA and doctoral levels and will teach in the following study programmes, in addition to the new Master:
Bachelor en Sciences de l’Education (BScE)
Bachelor en Formation Pédagogique (BFP)
Master en Approche Inclusion
Doctoral School in Humanities and Social Sciences (Strands: Educational Sciences; Social Sciences)
What we expect from you
PhD in Inclusive/Special Education, Psychology or Social Sciences
a minimum of five years of post-doctoral experience acquired in a university or comparable research center
an outstanding research record in related to Inclusive Education
international research and teaching experience
proven ability to conduct cross-national research projects and acquire research funds
knowledge of and familiarity with Luxembourg’s educational system and of national educational systems, especially those of Luxembourg’s neighbouring countries, is considered an advantage
The University of Luxembourg is set in a multilingual context. The person hired on this position must be proficient in French and German and have a good working knowledge of English.
Contract Type: Contract type: this position is offered at the Full Professor or Associate Professor level, depending on qualification. Both levels are tenured. At the Associate Professor level, a possibility of promotion will be given after 5 years upon positive evaluation
Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
Job Reference: F3-50010782
How to apply We encourage early application. To ensure full consideration, candidates should apply by 15.12.2022.
Submit application online within timeline established including:
Curriculum vitae including information on external research funding acquired
Copies of diplomas
List of publications
Copies of recent publications (max. 5) relevant for the field in question
List of courses taught
A list of three referees with their name, address and present position. Please indicate their relationship to you
Prof. Dr. Christine Schiltz
Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences
All applications will be handled in the strictest confidence.
The University of Luxembourg is committed to achieving gender parity among its academic staff and aims to eliminate obstacles to recruitment of female professors and their career development. Should candidates present equivalent CVs, preference will be given to female candidates in all departments where gender parity is not yet achieved.
The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunities employer.