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The Institute of Sociology at the Faculty of Social Sciences of Goethe University Frankfurt/Main, Germany, invites applications for the following position starting as soon as possible:

Professorship in Sociology (W2, tenure track) with a special focus on
Women’s and Gender Research

The initial tenure track appointment 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 (W3).
The successful applicant will have an international reputation in the field of feminist social theory and be an advocate of theoretically and empirically sound gender relations sociology in both research and teaching. Research interests in the areas of gender and diversity, intersectionality or gender-specific division of labour are desirable. Close collaboration with the Cornelia Goethe Center is expected. It is also expected of the successful applicant 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 programmes. The successful candidate will also be involved in teacher-training. Experience in teaching at school and novel ideas regarding this topic are welcome. Experience in securing third-party funding is an asset.
The initial designated salary for the position is based on "W2/W3" 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:
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: 2017-06-15) to the Dean of the Department of Social Sciences, Johann Wolfgang Goethe- Universität Frankfurt/Main, Prof. Dr. Sigrid Roßteutscher, E-Mail:
Please quote the reference number 19/2017 in your application.

Closing date: 15.06.2017
Closing date: 15 June 2017 Published on on date 18 May 2017
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