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Job offer: PhD Researcher (m/w) – Compentence Development in Sustainability Entrepreneurship

starting as soon as possible, up to 30 June 2019, at Faculty of Sustainability, EG 13 TV-L (65%) Leuphana University Lüneburg (foundation under public law), Faculty of Sustainability, is offering a post as:

Attention: Application deadline expired 16.7.2017

PhD Researcher (m/w) – Compentence Development in Sustainability Entrepreneurship

Principal Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jantje Halberstadt

Starting as soon as possible, up to 30 June 2019. The position is part of a new, transdisciplinary project funded by the State of Lower Saxony and Volkswagen Foundation entitled “Educating Future Change Agents – Higher Education as a Motor of the Sustainability Transformation”.

About the Job – PhD03: Competence Development in Sustainability Entrepreneurship: This position focuses on competence acquisition for sustainability entrepreneurship through consultative learning and other interactive learning formats. Research will be conducted on two courses for undergraduate students at the Leuphana University of Lüneburg and Arizona State University.

Tasks and responsibilities: This position’s focus is on developing suitable teaching formats for social entrepreneurship and a research design in order to assess students’ competencies before and after consultations as well as competence acquisition throughout the process.

Specifications:

  • Master or equivalent degree in sustainability sciences, education or entrepreneurship or a comparable field;
  • Knowledge of higher education for sustainable development;
  • Familiarity with qualitative case study research;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in German and English;
  • Ability and willingness to work in an international research project with work packages in Germany and USA;

Additional desirable selection criteria:

  • Previous experience in transdisciplinary research projects;
  • Experience in entrepreneurship education;
  • Experience with empirical social science methods such as conducting interviews.

Application deadline: 16 July 2017 – Official offer here

Attention: Application deadline expired 16.7.2017