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  Universität Münster: Pressemitteilung upm 1258
Burkhard von Heyden, Privatdozent und Oberassistent an der Klinik und Poliklinik für Urologie der Universität Münster, wurde zum Hochschuldozenten ernannt.
Ingo Husstedt, Privatdozent und Oberarzt der Klinik und Poliklinik für Neurologie der Universität Münster, wurde auf der Gründungsversammlung der Deutschen Neuro-AIDS-Arbeitsgemeinschaft (DNAA) zum stellvertretenden Vorsitzenden gewählt.
Wolfgang Wagner, Privatdozent an der Medizinischen Fakultät der Universität Münster und Ärztlicher Leiter der Paracelsus-Strahlenklinik in Osnabrück, wurde zum außerplanmäßigen Professor ernannt.
www.uni-muenster.de /Rektorat/upm/upm01258.htm   (992 words)

  Encyclopedia: Privatdozent
Privatdozent (PD for short) is a title in the European university system, especially in German-speaking countries.
Sommerfeld was Privatdozent for 5 semesters and lectures on Probability, Projective Geometry, "Flächentheorie," Calculus of Variations (Laue, Naturwiss) Partial Differential Equations of Physics (Born, RSO).
Sommerfeld was disturbed by the rise of the nationalistic movement among students and lecturers (Dozenten) in the twenties.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Privatdozent   (258 words)

 SparkNotes: Albert Einstein: Professor Einstein
Einstein's long foray into academic life began in 1908, when he was offered an apprenticeship as a privatdozent at the University of Bern.
Although this was merely a teaching job and not a faculty position with a fixed salary, one had to serve in this capacity before becoming appointed to a professorship.
His position was that of "professor extraordinarius," which was a step up from privatdozent but still not a tenured position at the top of the academic echelons; extraordinarius professors still had to teach several hours a week and supervise PhD students.
www.sparknotes.com /biography/einstein/section6.rhtml   (897 words)

 Lorenz Oken
His real name was Lorenz Ockenfuss, and under that name he was entered at the natural history and medical classes in the university of Würzburg[?], whence he proceeded to that of Göttingen, where he became a Privatdozent, and abridged his name to Oken.
The reputation of the young Privatdozent of Göttingen had meanwhile reached the ear of Goethe, and in 1807 Oken was invited to fill the office of professor extraordinarius of the medical sciences in the university of Jena[?].
He accepted the call, and selected for the subject of his inaugural discourse his ideas on the "Signification of the Bones of the Skull," based upon a discovery he had made in the previous year.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/lo/Lorenz_Oken.html   (1661 words)

 wer-weiss-was | "Privatdozent - 'Geschützter' Titel?" | aus Forum Allgemeine Rechtsfragen
(Macht sich halt besser, wenn in der Anzeige "Privatdozent sucht blabla..." steht).
Jeder, der einen Kursus abhält, kann sich Privatdozent nennen.
Aber ich kenne einige Privatdozenten, z.B. Heilpraktiker, die sich Privatdozent nennen, weil sie an einer Heilpraktikerschule unterrichten, oder Musiklehrer an privaten Musikschulen.
www.wer-weiss-was.de /theme64/article756961.html   (770 words)

 privatdozent - Definitions from Dictionary.com
[Also Privatdozent.] [G.; privat private + docent teacher.
See Docent.] In the universities of Germany and some other European countries, a licensed teacher or lecturer having no share in the university government and dependent upon fees for remuneration.
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dictionary.reference.com /browse/privatdozent   (116 words)

 Sample biographies
Laue, a Privatdozent at the Institute, told Sommerfeld his idea and suggested that Sommerfeld investigate it.
Hans A. Grimm, born 1887; Ph.D., Munich, 1911, a student of Heiduschka; Privatdozent, Munich, 1924-27.
According to Kroebel, Franck became an associate of Hertz, with whom he continued the "original" problem of investigating the structure of atoms and molecules and their elementary processes, in connection with ionization potential and the quantum hypothesis.
www.amphilsoc.org /library/guides/ahqp/bios.htm   (7357 words)

 [1995] 4 Web JCLI
Unlike the UK where law schools seem to be intent upon being the very final academic area to require a PhD from its teaching staff, (33) in German law schools such a qualification is essential for a professorial role.
He or she is now in a position to take up a professorship at a university but, of course, these are dependant upon availability, and they are also dependant upon the goals of the student, and where in the professorial hierarchy he wishes to aim.
The first scenario is that a Privatdozent is, in times of availability of posts, offered a C4 or C3 post(41) almost immediately that he reaches that status.
webjcli.ncl.ac.uk /articles4/leith4.html   (8596 words)

 The Founders of Gestalt Theory
Wertheimer taught as a Privatdozent at the University of Berlin (1916-1929).
He was first a Privatdozent at the University of Frankfurt, 1913-1920 director of the anthropoid research station of the Prussian Academy of Sciences on Tenerife, then professor at the University of Berlin until the Nazi regime came to power.
In 1911 he was appointed Privatdozent at the University of Giessen, becoming ausserordentlicher professor in 1918.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Cyprus/2926/founders.html   (475 words)

 Abraham_Max   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
In 1900 Abraham was appointed as a Privatdozent at Göttingen.
He lectured at Göttingen as a Privatdozent until 1909 which is an unusual length of time for anyone to hold such an unpaid lecturing position.
His sharp wit was matched by an equally sharp tongue, and as a result he remained a Privatdozent at Göttingen for nine years.
www-gap.dcs.st-and.ac.uk /~history/Mathematicians/Abraham_Max.html   (889 words)

 LEO Archive: private lecturer - Privatdozent, Priv.-Doz. (Abbk.) Titel für einen Doktor nach der Habilitation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
A ''Privatdozent'' is a lecturer who is not a member of the salaried university staff.
A ''Privatdozent'' is an assistant or junior professor (C1 or C2) who has finished his ''Habilitation'', but has not yet found a job as a university professor (C3 or C4).
The title 'privatdozent' means that he/she has written his/her 'Habilitation' (in English, his/her second book) and that he/she has to teach in a specified branch of his/her subject.
dict.leo.org /archiv.ende/2003_04/01/20030401110507t_en.html   (320 words)

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At those times, being a Privatdozent did not guarantee a salary, since Professors were paid depending on the enrollment of their classes (something to think about, you may say!).
From that period we have a very moving letter of Riemann to his father, in which he expresses happiness because his class actually consisted of 8 students and he was not expecting such a large number (and the relative higher than expected income).
An important part of becoming Privatdozent was the necessity for the new professor, to give a presentation which could be accessible to the entire faculty of the university.
www.gmu.edu /mgabel/riemann_end.txt   (1978 words)

 Science, civilization and society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
In 1755 Kant was able to complete his degree and obtain employment as Privatdozent (lecturer) at the university.
He lectured in mathematics and physics, but in his research he was interested in comparing the methods of science, particularly Newton's method of investigation, with the methods of thought applied in philosophy.
After two unsuccessful attempts to obtain a professorial position, the rejection of offers from other universities and 15 years as a Privatdozent Kant was finally appointed professor of logic and metaphysics in 1770.
www.incois.gov.in /Tutor/kant.html   (514 words)

 Pioneers of Psychology [2001 Tour] - School of Education & Psychology
Brentano was ordained a Roman Catholic priest (1864) and appointed Privatdozent (unsalaried lecturer) in philosophy (1866) and professor (1872) at the University of Würzburg.
Religious doubts, exacerbated by the dogma of papal infallibility (1870), led to his resignation from his post and the priesthood (1873).
The following year he was allowed to return to the University of Vienna as a Privatdozent, and he remained there until 1895.
educ.southern.edu /tour/who/pioneers/brentano.html   (333 words)

 IMPRS on Astrophysics: Lecturers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
is one of the staff scientists at the MPA and Privatdozent at the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich since 1989.
In 1984 he accepted a postdoctoral position at Munich observatory where he also got his habilitation degree in 1986.
In 1989 he was offered a staff position the MPA and was awarded the degree of Privatdozent at the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich.
www.imprs-astro.mpg.de /CVs/ritter.html   (119 words)

 Mises on Austrian Economics in Austria
A Privatdozent is an institution unknown to the universities of the Anglo-Saxon countries.
A Privatdozent is a man who is admitted as a private teacher at the university.
When I came back from the War many years later; I found that many young men were very much interested in the" study of economics; they wanted not only to pass the examinations but to become economists and contribute something to teaching and research in the field.
www.mises.org /etexts/misesaustrian.asp   (2223 words)

 Kaluza   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Most academics are promoted after a few years as a Privatdozent, but Kaluza clearly was not thought to be of sufficient merit for he remained a Privatdozent for 20 years.
In November 1926 Einstein wrote in support of Kaluza to try to impress upon people that he was a mathematician who had produced a remarkably novel idea and was worth far more than the position of Privatdozent which he still occupied.
In 1935 he was made a full professor at Göttingen where he remained until his death in 1954, two months before he was due to retire.
www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk /~history/Mathematicians/Kaluza.html   (740 words)

 Immanuel Kant, 1724-1804
The greatest member of the idealist school of German philosophy, Immanuel Kant was born at Königsberg, where he spent his entire life, the son of a saddler, reputedly of Scottish origin.
Raised in relative poverty and the puritanical strictness of Pietism, Kant studied at the university and after some years as a private tutor in 1755 obtained his doctorate and was appointed privatdozent.
His lectures, unlike his written work, were often witty and humorous.
www.historyguide.org /intellect/kant.html   (608 words)

 Otto Szasz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Szász received his Ph.D., working under the supervision of Leopold Fejér, from the University of Budapest in 1911 and was appointed a privatdozent the same year.
In 1914 he moved to the University of Frankfurt as a privatdozent and was appointed Professor in 1920.
He was forced from his chair by the Nazis in 1933 and immigrated to the United States taking temporary posts at MIT (arranged by Norbert Wiener, see [NW]) and Brown University.
www.bgsu.edu /departments/math/Ohio-section/bicen/szasz.html   (367 words)

 Biography of Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy
Three years later, he had become a Privatdozent and began to teach constitutional law and the history of law at the University of Leipzig.
At age 24, he was the youngest Privatdozent ever to teach in Germany.
Although his family’s background was Jewish, he was christened in the Protestant Church at the age of 18.
www.argobooks.org /biography.html   (1836 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Philosophy of Immanuel Kant
From 1755 to 1770 he was Privatdozent (unsalaried professor) at the University of Königsberg.
In 1770 he was appointed professor of philosophy, a position which he held until 1797.
Kant's first book, which was published in 1747, was entitled "Gedanken von der wahren Schatzung der lebendigen Kräfte" (Thoughts on the True Estimation of Living Forces).
www.newadvent.org /cathen/08603a.htm   (3893 words)

 Oskar Berger (www.whonamedit.com)
He became Privatdozent at Breslau in 1873, from 1878 he was extraordinary professor, and from 1877 physician-in-chief at the Breslau city poorhouse.
Oscar Berger was a prominent neuropathologist and the first Privatdozent for nervous diseases at the University of Breslau.
His contributions concern the physiology and the pathology of the Nervus thoracicus longus, joint neuralgias, the relationship of neuralgias to diabetes and nephritis, neuralgias of the genital apparatus, occupational neuroses, the treatment of mimic face cramps, etc.
www.whonamedit.com /doctor.cfm/2596.html   (326 words)

 Steinitz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
He went to Berlin to study mathematics there in 1891 and, after spending two years in Berlin, he returned to Breslau in 1893.
In the following year Steinitz submitted his doctoral thesis to Breslau and, the following year, he was appointed Privatdozent at the Technische Hochschule Berlin - Charlottenburg.
These results were given by Steinitz in 1900, when he was a Privatdozent at the Technische Hochschule Berlin - Charlottenburg, at the annual meeting of the Deutsche Mathematiker-Vereinigung in Aachen.
www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk /history/Mathematicians/Steinitz.html   (351 words)

 Berthold Leibinger Stiftung   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Lung cancer patients classified as inoperable in the past can now be successfully operated on.
Since 1995, Privatdozent Dr. Axel Rolle has been the chief physician of thoracic and vascular surgery at the specialized hospital in Coswig, Germany.
He has won third prize for the method of lung parenchymal laser surgery.
www.leibinger-stiftung.de /107.3._Prize_2004.html   (406 words)

 The Early American Reception of German Idealism - Rauch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Six weeks later, Rauch petitioned the Heidelberg faculty to habilitate as a Privatdozent, an unsalaried lecturer, in philology, submitting the doctoral treatise they had rejected less than a year before in support of the petition.
Although Rauch had made minor revisions to the treatise, the Heidelberg faculty was still not impressed with it, but if they refused Rauch’s request they risked insulting the Marburg faculty who had granted him the doctorate.
Rauch’s habilitation was provisional because he had received the doctorate in another state, Electoral Hesse, and thus the faculty’s decision was subject to the approval of the Ministry of the Interior of Great Hesse.
www.thoemmes.com /american/idealism_intro_rauch.htm   (4298 words)

 Tutor and Privatdozent (from Immanuel Kant) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
He found employment as a family tutor and, during the nine years that he gave to it, worked for three different families.
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 Friedrich Albert Lange
After failing in three years to be promoted from assistant teacher to teacher, he resigned and received his habilitation (qualification as a university lecturer) at the University of Bonn.
In 1855 he became a Privatdozent of Philosophy and Pedagogy at the University of Bonn.
After failing to find a university position better than that of Privatdozent, he accepted an offer to teach at his old school, the Duisburg Gymnasium.
plato.stanford.edu /entries/friedrich-lange   (10758 words)

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