This professorship is for a specialist in Inclusive / Special Education and Learning Difficulties. (S)he should demonstrate expertise in the development and implementation of diagnostic and interventions procedures for children and adults with a range of developmental disorders (including Dyslexia, Specific Language Impairment, Dyscalculia, Dyspraxia, Attention Deficits, Autism Spectrum Disorders), behavioural issues and / or physical handicaps (e.
g. blindness, deafness, paralysis). Moreover she / he will raise awareness in society about disability rights and diversity.
The Associate Professor is an expert for research on and field work with respect to developmental disorders, handicap and diversity in education.
Critically (s)he should also demonstrate experience in implementing specific arrangements of teaching procedures and innovative material allowing to address individual differences, special needs and inclusion in learning.
The Associate Professor will draft a proposal for a Master programme in Inclusive Education focusing on learning difficulties, special education needs and handicap.
She / he will work with other study course directors to coordinate relevant contents and establish synergies with other programmes at BA, MA and doctoral levels and engage in the Bachelor Sciences de l’Éducation, in the Bachelor Sciences Sociales et Educatives, in the Master Psychological intervention, in the Master Social and Educational Science and in the supervising and training of PhD students at the FLSHASE.
Qualifications, experience, aptitude
The University of Luxembourg is set in a multilingual context. The person hired on this position must be proficient in English and in one of the two official languages of Luxembourg : French or German.
The University encourages its staff to learn the other official language and provides access to language courses to this end.