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For over ten years, Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences in the Lower Rhine region of Germany has provided an innovative, interdisciplinary and international education to young minds from around the world. We offer a total of 36 undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes in four multidisciplinary faculties: Technology and Bionics, Life Sciences, Society and Economics, and Communication and Environment. Our scientifically-oriented degree programmes combine an applied academic approach with a broad international scope into a high-quality education that emphasises teaching and research with real-world relevance. 75% of our degree programmes are taught in English as well. Over 7,300 students from 122 different countries are currently pursuing their degree in our uniquely international and intercultural campus community. International collaboration is a strength of ours, seen and felt in our network of over 90 partner universities in 38 countries. Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences is not only connected to the larger world, but also deeply rooted in its Dutch-German EUREGIO home as well.


We are currently seeking a qualified expert to support these goals in the faculty of Technology and Bionics, Kleve Campus, to be filled as soon as possible

Research Associate in Digitalization in Teaching

 Reference Number 04/F1/21

German TV-L pay scale level EG 13, fixed-term contract for 2 years according to § 14 Abs.2 (TzBfG), full-time

Your tasks

  • You will implement digital teaching concepts (e-learning) in agreement with teachers and examiners. Your focus will be blended learning scenarios as well as digital and hybrid exams. Here you also pay attention to the topic of accenssibility.
    • You are the main contact person of the faculty for all questions and improvements regarding digital formats in teaching and exams
    • You will independently create instructions, guidelines and templates and will teach the staff in new technologies, also with regard to accessibility.
    • You take part in creating a digitisation strategy for the faculty and will be responsible of its creation process
    • You will be a hub in the e-learning network of the university
    • Web Content Accessibility Guideline (WCAG) and PDF/UA-Standard
    • You create accessibility websites, graphics, documents, audio- and videocontent

Your profile

  • You successfully completed a scientific study programme in (media) computer science or in engineering/natural sciences with a focus in computer science (Master degree or equivalent)
    • You have knowledge in several of the following fields:
    o Learning-Management-Systems, especially Moodle
    o Authoring tools for e-learning
    o Audio- and video creation and editing
    o Graphics
    o Web development and/or Content Management Systems
    o Administration of servers o Principles of teaching for higher level education
    o E-assessment
    o Creation of strategies for organizations
    • You have strong language skills in German and English (B2 level)
    • You work structurized and independently. You command strong organizational skills and the ability to work in a team
    • You are motivated and possess strong communication skills

WHAT WE OFFER YOU

Diversity | Internationality | Certified as a family-friendly university | Teleworking as well as home office | University sports | Active break | Collegial, open working atmosphere| Exciting and varied range of tasks | Personal responsibility and creative freedom | opportunities for personal and professional development

Part-time employment is also possible for this position.

The work contract is limited in accordance with § 14 (2) Teilzeit- und Befristungsgesetz (TzBfG). Therefore it is required that the applicant has not been employed at the Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences in the past.

Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences is committed to the professional development and advancement of women. Female candidates are expressly welcomed and encouraged to apply. In accordance with the Gender Equality Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (Landesgleichstellungsgesetz NRW), in cases of equal suitability, aptitude and professional experience, female candidates shall be given preferential consideration over male candidates for vacancies in areas with proportionally fewer female employees, provided there are no specific, overriding reasons for giving preference to a specific male candidate.

In the event of equal suitability, preferential consideration will also be given to disabled candidates or candidates recognised as such by virtue of Section 2 (3) of the German Code of Social Law, Book IX (SGB IX).

Please submit your application through the following link: https://www.hochschule-rhein-waal.de/en/vacancies and add the usual application documents (cover letter, curriculum vitae, diplomas, job references, proof of qualifications and, if applicable, proof of severe disability) in a single PDF file.


WE LOOK FORWARD TO RECEIVING YOUR APPLICATION BY NO LATER THAN 16th april 2021

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