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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:

Professorship (W3) in Sociology with a Special Focus on Sociological Theory and History of Theory

The successful applicant will have an excellent research profile and outstanding teaching skills in the fields of Sociological Theory and History of Theory. He/She will have published internationally visible papers related to the current discussion on theory and history of ideas. He/She is also expected to demonstrate proven knowledge in the traditions of critical social theory as documented by pertinent publications. The position opens from 01-04-2018.
The applicant will be willing to participate in current and planned research projects and be committed to 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 would be welcome. Experience in securing third party funding is an asset.
The initial designated salary for the position is based on "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: 2017-09-28) 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 29/2017 in your application.

Closing date: 28.09.2017
Closing date: 28 September 2017 Published on on date 28 August 2017
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