Professor for Clinical Psychology of Childhood and Adolescence
Friedrich Schiller University of Jena Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Professor for Clinical Psychology of Childhood and Adolescence (W3)

The Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences of Friedrich Schiller University Jena seeks to fill the position of

a Professor for Clinical Psychology of Childhood and Adolescence (m/f/o),

salary scale W3, starting winter term 2020/2021.

The professorship will be appointed permanently as a civil servant if the necessary legal conditions are met. The professorship will represent the field of Clinical Psychology of Childhood and Adolescence (including psychotherapy with children and adolescents) at the Institute of Psychology in teaching and research. Furthermore, the professorship will contribute to the autonomous administration of the institute including the implementation of the recently reformed B.Sc. and M.Sc. study paths of clinical psychology and psychotherapy in Germany.

This includes setting up and directing an outpatient unit for psychotherapy with children and adolescents in extension of the existing teaching and research outpatient unit for adults. We seek a researcher (m/f/o) with scientific publications in the field of clinical psychology of childhood and adolescence, ability to teach, and leadership competence.

The successful candidate is expected to hold a doctoral degree and a habilitation degree or equivalent scientific qualifications, to be licensed (or in an advanced stage of training towards being licensed) to practice psychotherapy with children and adolescents, and to have clinical experience working with children and adolescents. Teaching and administrative duties require command of the German language. Experience with psychotherapy outpatient care, recruitment of third-party research funding, as well as records of pedagogical aptitude (e.g., teaching evaluations) are desirable.

Openness to contribute to the research emphases of the institute and the interdisciplinary research profile of the university is expected. Further information on teaching and research of the Institute of Psychology and the Friedrich Schiller University Jena are available at the respective webpages.

Friedrich Schiller University Jena is committed to increasing the number of women in research and teaching. Therefore, the university actively encourages qualified female scientists to apply. In addition, applicants with disabilities will be given preference to other candidates with equal qualifications.

As a cosmopolitan university city, Jena offers an excellent quality of life and, beyond the university, diverse opportunities for interaction with research institutes in Thuringia. Applications should include a letter of motivation, CV, publications list, documentations of scientific presentations and third-party funding, one-page summary of current and planned research activities, one-page summary of teaching concept regarding the reformed course of psychotherapy study, documentation of prior teaching activities (including teaching evaluation, if available), copies of certificates, and the completed application form. The closing date for applications is 15 August 2020.

Please submit your application as a single PDF document to:

Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Dekan der Fakultät für Sozial- und Verhaltenswissenschaften
Fürstengraben 1
07743 Jena


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Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Dekan der Fakultät für Sozial- und Verhaltenswissenschaften
Fürstengraben 1
07743 - Jena


Ausschreibung vom: 04.06.2020
Bewerbungsende: 15.08.2020

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