Work at CODE
Are you looking for a new challenge and are ready to revolutionize the educational system with us? Stop searching and apply!
CODE University of Applied Sciences Berlin invites applications for the position of
CODE is a newly-founded private university of applied sciences that is embedded into the vibrant network of Berlin’s digital economy. At the core of our study programs are a self-directed project-based learning concept, a close mentoring approach, and a complementary liberal arts program, accompanied by seminars and workshops with an advanced flipped-classroom concept.
Together with a network of partner organizations, our goal is to provide students with practical, real-world, and digitally-oriented education and the ability to face the technological and social changes and challenges of tomorrow.
We have a strong commitment to our community, to supporting and learning from each other, to development, and to building a healthy work atmosphere. CODE values different perspectives and is committed to a respectful, inclusive and diverse work environment. Candidates would join a university startup in the center of Berlin where the foundations are still being laid.
You report to the President, and to foster the growth of CODE, you will work closely with the President, the Head of Academic Coordination and the Program Coordinators to create policies, growth strategies, and drive the CODE mission. You will foster the culture and ensure that CODE is a healthy working and learning environment. You will be a vital participant in cross-facilitating communication for information and findings between the faculty teams and between the faculty and administrative teams.
As the Vice President, your main responsibility will be to work with and support the faculty team of CODE as a facilitator, coordinator, and channel of communication. You will foster the personal and professional development of all professors and contribute to the open discussions and feedback about what it means to be a professor at CODE. This includes managing all faculty appointment procedures as well as faculty quality management. You will also own the process of budget oversight, and aligning departments.
Since as Vice President, you are also a professor at CODE, you are responsible for your own research, teaching and mentoring activities.
The position can be filled as fast as possible. The duration of the contract is limited (with the possibility of extension). The location of the job is in Berlin. The salary corresponds to the standards of the university.
In order to thrive in this role, we are looking for a person with
You need to be comfortable with communicating and teaching in English; international experience is an asset. German language skills are desirable.
Candidates must meet the formal requirements as stated in §100 Berliner Hochschulgesetz. This typically requires five years of relevant work experience, at least three of them outside higher education. The candidate’s academic qualification for a professorship is usually demonstrated by a doctorate or a Ph.D. Pedagogical experience is also required.
CODE values different perspectives and is committed to a respectful, inclusive and diverse work environment and encourages people of all genders, backgrounds, and origins to apply. We especially welcome applications from women and people from groups underrepresented in today’s academia. Qualified candidates with disabilities will be favored.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a personal interview during which they will have the opportunity to learn more about CODE as well.
Just as our learning concept is centered on a challenge-based approach, where students learn by working in transdisciplinary teams, so is our team.
We are not looking for ready made applicants with perfect CVs. What we expect is that you are as excited as we are about CODE and its upcoming milestones.
We are a small team and have to rely on each other. We expect you to bring in your own strength and ask for help when you need it.
CODE’s community of equals is build around mutual respect and openness towards new ideas and concepts.