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University of Basel

Professorship in Political Science

open rank, starting 1st of August 2017

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Basel invites applications for a Professorship in Political Science (open rank), starting 1st of August 2017.

The newly established professorship will engage in planning and imple­menting new research programs in political science at the University of Basel.

The ideal candidate both represent political science in research and teach­ing and is particularly qualified in the study of European and Asian relation­ships, democratization processes and federalism.

The position will be within the Social Science Department. Candidates are expected to be open for cooperation, both within the Department and the Faculty as well as, and especially with the Institute for European Global Studies. They should share a strong interest in building bridges between political science and cultural studies.

The successful candidate will be involved in national and international re­search collaborations. A distinguished track record in the field of political science as well as experience in management of inter- and transdisciplinary projects is expected. The candidate‘s future research and teaching plans will play an important role in the selection process.

The University of Basel is an equal opportunities and family friendly em­ployer committed to excellence through diversity. The University supports increasing the number of women in leading academic positions. For this reason, applications by women are strongly encouraged.

Candidates should send their applications electronically to: bewerbung-philhist@unibas.ch. Further relevant information is available on www.philhist.unibas.ch/bewerbungen. The deadline for applications is 30th of September 2016.

For additional information, please contact the Dean of the Faculty of Human­ities and Social Sciences, Prof. Dr. Thomas Grob (phone: ++41 (0) 61 207 34 09).


Closing date: 30.09.2016
Closing date: 30 September 2016 Published on academics.com on date 16 September 2016
In your application, please refer to academics.com