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Research assistant (up to EG 13 TV-H) - in one of the fields of Biblical Theology, Systematic Theology or Religious Education

Department of Humanities and Cultural Studies, Institute of Catholic Theology (Prof. Dr. Annegret Reese-Schnitker) - temporary, part-time (currently 20 hours per week)

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Part-time with half of the regular working hours of a full-time employee. The position is initially limited until 30.09.2021 within the framework of the sub-project P35 "Theological Interdisciplinarity and Interreligious Education in the Training of Teachers of Religion" of the project "Professionalization through Networking - PRONET" (§ 2 para. 2 WissZeitVG). The possibility of doctoral studies is given.



  • Scientific collaboration in the above-mentioned subproject of the above-mentioned project, i.e.
    • cooperation in the conceptual development of a certification course "Interreligious Competence
    • leading the empirical accompanying research (evaluation of the certification course "Interreligious Competence")
    • Coordination of teaching offers on the interdisciplinary annual topic
    • conceptual and organizational cooperation in the design of interreligious lecture series
    • Collaboration in the revision of the module examination regulations
  • Development of a dissertation or post-doctoral project relevant to the theme
  • Willingness to participate in academic self-administration



First state examination with the subject "Catholic Religion" or "Protestant Religion" for the teaching profession at Gymnasien, Haupt- und Realschulen or Grundschulen or Master's degree for the teaching profession at vocational schools with the subject "Catholic Religion" or "Protestant Religion" or Diplom/Magister in Catholic Theology or in Protestant Theology (with at least a good degree).


Advantages are:

  • Familiarity with religious education and interreligious issues
  • Experience with theological interdisciplinarity
  • Experience with empirical research
  • Experience in conducting research projects
  • Ability to work in a team and to network
  • thorough and independent way of working
  • a high degree of organizational skills


We offer:

  • Integration into a theological-interdisciplinary research group on a socially highly explosive and school-relevant topic.
  • the opportunity to shape studies and teaching in the field of Catholic theology
  • Support for doctoral or post-doctoral research projects
  • Further training in research with empirical methods
  • Integration into academic communities beyond the site
  • independent work opportunity
  • a very committed team


For further inquiries, please contact Prof. Dr. Annegret Reese-Schnitker, Tel.: 0561-804-3493, E-Mail: annegret.reese-schnitker[at]uni-kassel[dot]de.


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In the interest of equal opportunity, the University of Kassel strives to offer women and men the same development opportunities and to counteract existing disadvantages. The aim is to significantly increase the proportion of women in research and teaching. Qualified women are therefore expressly encouraged to apply. Severely disabled applicants will be given preference if they are equally qualified and qualified. Full-time positions are generally divisible. Please submit only copies of your application documents (no folders), as these cannot be returned after the selection process has been completed; they will be destroyed in compliance with data protection regulations. Applications with informative documents should be sent to the President of the University of Kassel, 34109 Kassel or bewerbungen[at]uni-kassel[dot]de, quoting the reference number, and preferably also in electronic form.