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Full Professorship (W3) in Methods of Empirical Social Research
Published(184 days ago)
Deadline for applications(145 days ago)
University of CologneKöln
The University of Cologne, Germany, invites applications for a tenured
faculty position as a Full Professor (W3)
Full Professor (W3)
in Methods of Empirical Social
The position is available as of April 2019 or based on mutual agreement.
The University of Cologne is one of Germany‘s leading research universities and part of the Excellence Initiative. Its Faculty of Management, Economics, and Social Sciences is consistently
ranked among the top schools in research and teaching. The Faculty counts more than 100
professors and 250 researchers. The Institute of Sociology and Social Psychology (ISS) was
established in 1919 as the first of its kind in Germany and has developed a strong tradition in
theory-based empirical research ever since.
Candidates should have a strong background in quantitative methods and statistics. A focus on
the analysis of longitudinal data and modern methods of causal inference is particularly welcome.
A substantial track record of research published in leading journals and an active research
program are expected. Successful candidates will contribute to the Key Research Profile Area Demography and Social Inequality. International experience, such as a Ph.D. from a leading international
university or other long-term international teaching or research experience is highly
Successful applicants should demonstrate excellent teaching skills and contribute to the ongoing
development of the faculty‘s teaching program. Candidates will offer courses in German and
English at B.Sc. and M.Sc. levels and participate in the Cologne Graduate School in Management,
Economics and Social Sciences (CGS).
Applicants will be hired in accordance with § 36 of the University Law of the State of North-Rhine
The University of Cologne is committed to increase the share of women in research and teaching.
Applications of women are specifically invited. In the case of equal qualifications, competence
and specific achievements, women will be considered on preferential terms within the framework
of the legal possibilities. The University of Cologne is an equal opportunity employer in
compliance with the German disabilities laws. Persons with disabilities are therefore strongly
encouraged to apply.
The application should consist of the following documents: cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of
publications, list of courses taught, proof of qualifications. Applications should be submitted via
the Academic Job Portal of the University of Cologne (https://berufungen.uni-koeln.de) no later
than November 26th, 2018 addressing the Dean of the Faculty of Management, Economics
and Social Sciences. For further information, please contact Professor Karsten Hank (firstname.lastname@example.org) and visit the website of the Institute of Sociology and Social Psychology at http://www.iss-wiso.uni-koeln.de/.
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