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Professorship in Political Science
The initial tenure track appointment as Assistant Professor is for six
years (§ 64 of the Higher Education Act of the State of Hessen (HHG)).
Upon positive evaluation, the incumbent will be promoted to a permanent
position at a higher level (W2).
The successful applicant will have an excellent research profile in
the methods of quantitative and statistical empirical social research
and the teaching of them at university level. He/She is also expected
to display a particular thematic interest in peace and conflict
research as documented by pertinent national and international
publications. It is furthermore assumed that he/she is willing to
participate in current and planned research projects at the University
and engage in teaching on a wide scale in all the Faculty’s degree
(W1, tenure track) with a special focus on
Methods of Quantitative Empirical
The incumbent will contribute to undergraduate and graduate instruction in the methods of empirical social research and social science statistics in the Political Science and Sociology programmes at the Faculty. Inherent to the professorship is proactive involvement in the Social Sciences Methods Centre of Goethe University. According to § 64 HHG persons that obtained their PhD at Goethe University Frankfurt are not eligible to the position. The doctorate should not date back to more than four years and should be complemented by further scientific achievements. The initial designated salary for the position is based on "W1" on the German university scale or equivalent. Goethe University is an equal opportunities employer, which implies that applications from women are specifically encouraged. For further information regarding the general conditions for professorship appointments, please see: www.vakante-professuren.uni-frankfurt.de Highly qualified academics are invited to submit their complete application with usual documentation (curriculum vitae, copy of transcripts for all degrees completed, publication list, records of teaching experience, research abroad, and extramural funding) by e-mail, either in English or German within four weeks of publication of this announcement (deadline: 2017-02-09) to the Dean of the Department of Social Sciences, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt/Main, Prof. Dr. Sigrid Roßteutscher, e-mail: email@example.com. Please quote the reference number 30/2016 in your application.