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2 research assistants (m/f/d), up to EG 13 TV-H - in the field of health care theory and empiricism

Department of Human Sciences, Institute for Social Work - Prof. Dr. Hollederer - temporary, part-time (currently 20 hours per week)

Application deadline:


Hiring start date:

As soon as possible

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Part-time with half of the regular working time of a full-time employee.

One position is initially limited for 3 years with the possibility of extension for another 2 years (qualification position according to § 65 HHG in connection with § 2 Abs. 1 Satz 1 WissZeitVG).

The second position is limited for 3 years (qualification position according to § 65 HHG in connection with § 2 Abs. 1 Satz 1 WissZeitVG).  An extension is intended.

The possibility of doctoral studies is given for both positions.


You support the department "Theory and Empiricism of Health Care" in its research and organizational tasks and independently conduct lectures in the amount of 2 SWS. In teaching and research, the department represents the field of empirical analyses of institutions and actors in the health care system as well as the resources and restrictions of those affected. Work on the candidate's own scientific qualification (doctorate) is part of the position.



  • Completed academic high school studies in a social or health science subject, with at least a good score.
  • Sound knowledge in the fields of health system analysis, public health research, health care, health promotion, ÖGD, possibly social work and health
  • Knowledge of empirical social research methods; experience with SPSS is desirable
  • Interdisciplinary scientific skills, ability to work independently, organizational skills and interpersonal skills 


Advantageous are:

  • Professional experience in the health care sector
  • Very good knowledge of written and spoken English


If possible, please include a brief outline of your preferred doctoral topic area and a written paper of your choice (e.g., thesis or publication) with your application.

Further information: and homepage department

For further inquiries please contact Prof. Dr. Alfons Hollederer, Tel.: 0561-804-2974, E-Mail: alfons.hollederer[at]uni-kassel[dot]de.


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In terms of equal opportunities, 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, indicating the reference number in the subject line, and preferably also in electronic form.