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Junior Professorship (W1) in Quantitative Social Science (f/m/d)
University of Konstanz
Junior Professorship in Quantitative Social Science (W1) (f/m/d)
Job Offer Reference No. 2020/160. The Junior Professorship at the Department of Politics and Public Administration is untenured and
supposed to start on April 1, 2021..
The University of Konstanz is one of eleven Universities of Excellence in Germany. Since 2007 it has been successful in the German Excellence
Initiative and its follow-up programme, the Excellence Strategy.
The successful candidate combines expertise in statistics and substantive interest in a subfield of the social sciences to tackle policy-relevant
problems. Experience with transfer partnerships / collaboration with public administration or industry is welcome. The professorship offers courses
in quantitative methods, their applications in social science research, and their mathematical foundations. It thus contributes to the undergraduate
and graduate programs at the Department of Politics and Public Administration, the interdisciplinary Master's program in Social and Economic Data
Science (SEDS), and the Advanced Data and Information Literacy Track (ADILT). Participation in the Cluster of Excellence “The Politics of Inequality“
The position requires an excellent doctoral degree in statistics or one of the social sciences, with an evident interdisciplinary inclination. Applicants
should have a promising research record, substantiated through publications in high-ranking journals, as well as relevant teaching experience in the
above-mentioned field. For further information please contact Prof. Peter Selb (phone +49 (0)7531/88-2321; firstname.lastname@example.org).
The University of Konstanz is committed to ensuring an environment that provides equal opportunities and promotes diversity as well as a good
balance between university and family life. As an equal opportunity employer, we strive to increase the number of women working in research and
teaching. We also support working couples through our dual career programme (https://www.uni-konstanz.de/en/equalopportunities/family/dual-career/).
Persons with disabilities are explicitly encouraged to apply. They will be given preference if appropriately qualified (contact + 49 7531 88-4016).
We look forward to receiving your application with the usual documents (cover letter, CV including a list of publications and details on teaching
experience, two relevant academic papers, copies of academic certificates, and teaching evaluations) as a single pdf-file by
4 October 2020 via our Online Application Tool.