Application

In the Research Training Group, PhD candidates have the opportunity to work as research associates (65%, for a period of 3 years).
It is planned that the next cohort with doctoral students will start in October 2021.

The doctoral process will be accompanied by a multifarious mentoring and qualification programme. It includes colloquia, work in small groups, participation in workshops on career advancement and periodically mentoring discussions with the participating researchers.

Based on the interdisciplinary approach of the Research Training Group, applications from graduates of social education/social work, educational science, psychology, sociology or social science, media science and related degrees (Master, Magister, Diplom or Lehramt/Staatsexamen Sek. II) are welcome.

For each cohort, additional doctoral students with the mentioned qualifications have the opportunity to participate in the mentoring and qualification programme without employment in the Research Training Group. This form of participation includes taking part in the colloquia, small groups, workshops and mentoring discussions with the participating researchers.

In addition, two Master’s students from the University of Siegen (Social Work, Psychology, Social Science and Media Science) have the opportunity to conduct their own study within the scope of the Research Training Group’s topic area and also to participate in the qualification and mentoring programme. The students will be employed as research assistants with a Bachelor’s degree. (WHB, 9.5 hours/week).

Research Assistant for the Research Training Group

Department: Faculty II – Education, Architecture, Arts | Job description: part-time | Duration: temporary |Application-ID: 1582

We are an interdisciplinary and globally open university with currently around 18,000 students and a range of subjects from the humanities, social sciences and economics to natural sciences, engineering and life sciences. With over 2,000 employees, we are one of the main employers in the region and offer a unique environment for teaching, research and further education.

We are looking for:

In the DFG Research Training Group “Consequences of Social Assistance”, Faculty II, we are looking for research assistants starting 1st of October, 2021 with the following conditions:

  • 65% = 25, 89 hours per week
  • Salary group 13 TV-L
  • Until 30th of September 2024

The DFG Research Training Group focuses on the impacts of social services work for its addressees. Consequences are deliberately defined broadly as both intended and unintended consequences and side effects of social services work. Social services work is understood as welfare state-implemented institutional measures for the pedagogical or psychosocial support of people’s participation and options for action. The DFG Research Training Group aims to combine existing approaches to impact and addressee research to do justice to the specifics of social services work.
https://folgensozialerhilfen.de/?lang=en

Your tasks:

  • Self-contained design and execution of a research project in the thematic area of the DFG Research Training Group.
  • Permanent participation in the curriculum of the DFG Research Training Group (theory and method seminars, colloquia, workshops, training courses, etc.).
  • Regular presentation of intermediate thesis findings within the Research Training Group (colloquia, lecture series) as well as at relevant scientific conferences.

Your profile:

  • A relevant postgraduate degree (Master, Magister, Diploma or Teacher Training/State Examination, Section II) in one of the following disciplines: Social Pedagogy, Educational Science, Psychology, Sociology or Social Science, Media Studies.
  • Outstanding scholarly achievements.
  • Own research project in one of the above-mentioned disciplines related to the topic of the DFG Research Training Group. For this purpose, a two to three-page exposé of the doctoral thesis project plus a work plan must be enclosed with the application. You can find information on the exposé on the above-mentioned homepage.
  • Affinity to interdisciplinary working methods.
  • Willingness to take part in the international program of events of the DFG Research Training Group.
  • Good knowledge of German and English, both spoken and written.

Our offer:

  • Promotion of your own scientific qualification in accordance with the Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz (Law on Temporary Contracts for Research and Education) (German PhD)
  • Responsibility for a field of activity with great creative potential
  • An agile environment that promotes your enjoyment of the numerous challenges of innovative educational work
  • The opportunity to make a visible contribution to a modern self-image of leadership, cooperation and an exemplary diversity culture
  • Numerous offers such as flexible working hours, company pension scheme, dual career service, coaching/mentoring and a comprehensive personnel development programme

We are looking  forward to receiving your application until  30.04.2021 .

Please apply exclusively via our application portal (https://jobs.uni-siegen.de). Unfortunately, we cannot consider applications in paper form or by e-mail.

Your contact person:

Dr. Jennifer Buchna
0271 / 740 – 5679
jennifer.buchna@uni-siegen.de

Apply now

Research Assistant for the Research Training Group in Psychology

Department: Faculty II – Education, Architecture, Arts | Job description: part-time | Duration: temporary |Application-ID: 1562

We are an interdisciplinary and globally open university with currently around 18,000 students and a range of subjects from the humanities, social sciences and economics to natural sciences, engineering and life sciences. With over 2,000 employees, we are one of the main employers in the region and offer a unique environment for teaching, research and further education.

We are looking for:

In the DFG Research Training Group “Consequences of Social Assistance”, Faculty II, we are looking for research assistants starting 1st of October, 2021 with the following conditions:

  • 65% = 25, 89 hours per week
  • Salary group 13 TV-L
  • Until 30th of September 2024

The DFG Research Training Group focuses on the impacts of psychological and social services work for its addressees. The DFG Research Training Group aims to combine existing approaches to impact research. Within the framework of this call for applications, a psychological perspective on the topic of the research training group is specifically requested. Doctoral theses in the field of basic research in clinical psychology, differential psychology (personality psychology) and social psychology are possible.
https://folgensozialerhilfen.de/?lang=en

Your tasks:

  • Self-contained design and execution of a research project in the thematic area of the DFG Research Training Group, e.g. Relationships between personality attributes and cognitive and emotional processes, basic research in the context of clinical psychology (emotion-motivation research et al.), positive psychology, quantitative and qualitative measurements of outcomes and effects or intended and non-intended impacts of psychological support/psychotherapy.
  • Permanent participation in the curriculum of the DFG Research Training Group (theory and method seminars, colloquia, workshops, training courses, etc.).
  • Regular presentation of intermediate thesis findings within the Research Training Group (colloquia, lecture series) as well as at relevant scientific conferences.

Your profile:

  • A relevant postgraduate degree (Master, Magister, Diploma or Teacher Training/State Examination, Section II) in one of the following disciplines: Social Pedagogy, Educational Science, Psychology, Sociology or Social Science, Media Studies.
  • Outstanding scholarly achievements.
  • Own research project in one of the above-mentioned disciplines related to the topic of the DFG Research Training Group. For this purpose, a two to three-page exposé of the doctoral thesis project plus a work plan must be enclosed with the application. You can find information on the exposé on the above-mentioned homepage.
  • Affinity to interdisciplinary working methods.
  • Willingness to take part in the international program of events of the DFG Research Training Group.
  • Good knowledge of German and English, both spoken and written.

Our offer:

  • Promotion of your own scientific qualification in accordance with the Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz (Law on Temporary Contracts for Research and Education) (German PhD)
  • Responsibility for a field of activity with great creative potential
  • An agile environment that promotes your enjoyment of the numerous challenges of innovative educational work
  • The opportunity to make a visible contribution to a modern self-image of leadership, cooperation and an exemplary diversity culture
  • Numerous offers such as flexible working hours, company pension scheme, dual career service, coaching/mentoring and a comprehensive personnel development programme

We are looking  forward to receiving your application until  31.05.2021 .

Please apply exclusively via our application portal (https://jobs.uni-siegen.de). Unfortunately, we cannot consider applications in paper form or by e-mail.

Your contact person:

Dr. Jennifer Buchna
0271 / 740 – 5679
jennifer.buchna@uni-siegen.de

Apply now

Equality of opportunity and diversity are promoted and realized at the University of Siegen. The advertisement is explicitly directed at people of all genders (m/f/d); applications from women will be given special consideration in accordance with the State Gender Equality Act. We also welcome applications from people with diverse personal, social, and cultural backgrounds, people with disability, and people of equal status.

Information on the exposé

Possibility to participate as a doctoral student in the qualification and mentoring program of the DFG Research Training Group “Consequences of social services work” at the University of Siegen!

Possibility to participate as a doctoral student in the qualification and mentoring program of the DFG Research Training Group “Consequences of social services work” at the University of Siegen!

The DFG Research Training Group focuses on the impacts of psychological and social services work for its addressees. Consequences are deliberately defined broadly as both intended and unintended consequences and side effects of social services work. The DFG Research Training Group offers the doctoral candidates an international setting. The involvement of socio-pedagogical, psychological and sociological disciplines, and  other associated disciplines, also makes it highly interdisciplinary.

Doctoral researchers working on the subject area of the Research Training Group have the opportunity to participate as external participants. In this case, the Research Training Group will not finance the doctoral position, but external participants will be able to take part in the entire qualification and supervision program. This consists of regular colloquia, group meetings and workshops on excellence and career development. The start of the participation is possible from 01 October 2021.

Your profile

  • A relevant postgraduate degree (Master, Magister, Diploma or Teacher Training/State Examination, Section II) in one of the following disciplines: Social Pedagogy, Educational Science, Psychology, Sociology or Social Science, Media Studies.
  • Outstanding scholarly achievements.
  • Own research project in one of the above-mentioned disciplines related to the topic of the DFG Research Training Group.
  • Affinity to interdisciplinary working methods.
  • Willingness to take part in the international program of events of the DFG Research Training Group.
  • Willingness to do a Doctorate in the Research Training Group (first and/or second tutor).
  • Good knowledge of German and English, both spoken and written.

Please send your application documents to Prof. Dr. Bernd Dollinger, folgensozialerhilfen@uni-siegen.de by 31 May 2021. Give us an account of what motivates you to participate in the qualification and mentoring programme of the Research Training Group. Please also send us an outline paper (max. 1 page) in which you briefly describe your research idea, a timetable of your research project as well as copies of your certificates and your curriculum vitae.

Further information about the Research Training Group can be found on the homepage:
https://folgensozialerhilfen.de/?lang=en

If there are any questions, please contact Dr. Jennifer Buchna (Postdoc of the Research Training Group): jennifer.buchna@uni-siegen.de