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Tenure-track-Professorship (W3) for Sociology with a specialization in social movements
Published(40 days ago)
Deadline for applications(12 days ago)
The University of Konstanz is one of Germany‘s Universities of Excellence: It was successful in all three funding lines of the German Excellence Initiative and has also been competing successfully in both funding lines of its successor programme, the Excellence Strategy, since 2018.
The Faculty of Humanities at the University of Konstanz, subject to the approval of the University Council, is seeking to appoint at the earliest possible date a
Tenure-track-Professorship for Sociology with a specialization in social movements
The successful candidate contributes to research and teaching in the faculty‘s sociology group of the new cluster of excellence „The Politics of Inequality", and the „Graduate School for the Social and Behavioral Sciences". He/she should have a substantive focus in mostly empirical-quantitative research in the field of political mobilization, especially in non-OECD countries.
An exzellent Ph.D. in sociology or a related discipline and a track record of publishing in peer reviewed journals is required. Applicants should have experience in securing third-party funding and university teaching.
The position is a tenure track position leading to an appointment as a W3 professor. If your evaluation is positive, you will obtain tenure as a W3 professor after completing a simplified version of the professorial appointment process. Information about the evaluation process and the criteria is available in the "Satzung über das Tenure-Track-Verfahren" (tenure track statutes, in German: http://www.uni-konstanz.de/tenure-track/).
We offer a position in a research oriented and interdisciplinary environment with excellent opportunities to pursue own ideas in research and teaching.
The University of Konstanz is committed to ensuring an environment that promotes equal opportunities and 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: Tel. + 49 (0)7531 88-4016).
Interested candidates should send the required application materials (cover letter, CV including a list of publications, teaching portfolio), an proposal for an postdoctoral research project (3 pages) and a completed submission form (see pdf-link below) are be sent (one pdf) electronically to the Head of the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Konstanz (Geist.Sektion@uni-konstanz.de). The application deadline is the 11th of October 2019. Please refer to the reference number 2019/212 and complete the submission form (see pdf-link at: http://www.uni-konstanz.de/stellen).