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Juniorprofessor

Teacher at higher education institutions who is appointed as civil servant for a limited period of three years or as salaried employee. The period of appointment can be extended by another three years. The requirements for an appointment as Juniorprofessor are a degree from an institution of higher education, teaching ability and particular aptitude for academic work which is usually demonstrated by the quality of a doctorate. Depending on Land law, the Juniorprofessur can replace the Habilitation as requirement for an appointment as professor with unlimited tenure at an institution of higher education.

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Last modified 26.08.2019

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