Professorship (W3) for Sociology with a Special Focus on Culture and Migration
Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main
The Faculty of Social Sciences of Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main invites applications
for the following position as civil servant or public employee starting at the earliest possible date:
for Sociology with a Special Focus on Culture and Migration
The successful candidate will have a strong reputation based on research and teaching in migration studies within a
tradition of cultural sociology and with a special emphasis on intersectionality and/or postcolonial studies as
documented by internationally visible research and publications. She or he will also have a track record in securing
and implementing externally funded projects.
Teaching commitment at the Bachelors and Masters level in all the Faculty's degree programmes is expected. The
professorship is also involved in teacher training; experience and concepts for teaching subject-specific content in
schools are welcome. Furthermore, a willingness to collaborate with the Cornelia Goethe Centrum is desired.
Successful candidates will be required to participate in the academic self-administration.
The designated salary for the position is based on "W3" on the German university scale or equivalent, including
performance bonuses that are subject of negotiation. Goethe University is committed to increasing the proportion of
female faculty and therefore especially encourages women to apply. Applications of persons with international
experience, persons with a migration background and of persons of color are explicitly encouraged. Applicants with
disabilities having equal qualification and aptitude will be given preferential consideration. For further information
regarding the general conditions for professorship appointments, please see: www.vakante-professuren.uni-frankfurt.de. In addition to these conditions, qualified applicants must also have a habilitation or demonstrate
Researchers with an excellent record in research and teaching are invited to submit their application in English or
German including a CV (academic and professional background), list of publications, extramural funding, copies of
certificates, list of independent courses, teaching concept and teaching evaluations (if available) within six weeks of
publication of this announcement (deadline: 10.06.2020) by email as one single PDF file, to the Dean of the Faculty
of Social Sciences, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt/Main, Prof. Dr. Birgit Blättel-Mink, email:
email@example.com (receipt will be confirmed within a week). Please quote the
reference number 04/2020 in your application.