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Postdoctoral Program "Political Economy of Growth Models" and "Sociology of Public Finances and Debt"
Published(126 days ago)
Deadline for applications(49 days ago)
Max Planck Institute for the Study of SocietiesKöln
The Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies (MPIfG) provides an attractive
environment for postdoctoral researchers to pursue their own research projects
within the scope of the Institute‘s research program. Postdoctoral researchers
can apply for a two-year contract based on the Public Service Wage Agreement
(TVöD E 13).
The MPIfG conducts basic research on the governance of modern societies. It
aims to develop an empirically based theory of the social and political foundations
of modern economies by investigating the interrelation between social,
economic, and political action. Building on the disciplinary traditions of sociology
and political science, the Institute‘s research program aims to combine
and develop the approaches of new economic sociology and comparative and
international political economy.
We are currently inviting applications for Postdocs in the following project
areas / research groups:
Political Economy of Growth Models (project area led by Professor Lucio
Baccaro, Director at the MPIfG)
Sociology of Public Finances and Debt (research group led by Dr. Leon
Successful candidates are chosen on the basis of scholarly excellence, a research
proposal outlining a project to be pursued at the MPIfG, and a job interview in
person or via video conference. Postdoctoral researchers have their own office
at the MPIfG. Postdocs are expected to reside in the Cologne area and actively
participate in the intellectual life of the Institute.
Applications are welcome as of November for a position starting in October of
the following year and should be submitted online as a single PDF file in English
to www.mpifg.de/jobs. The deadline for applications is January 31. Applicants
will be notified in April. The Max Planck Society is an equal opportunities employer
and follows this principle in all its hiring and employment practices.
Dr. Susanne Berger
Research Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org
+49 221 27 67 254
Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies
Max-Planck-Institut für Gesellschaftsforschung
Paulstr. 3 | 50676 Köln | Germany www.mpifg.de
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