The Max Weber Institute of Sociology at Heidelberg University invites applications for two positions starting in October 2020 for a period of two years (extension possible). The positions will contribute to research and teaching in the areas of the Chair for Empirical Macrosociology (Koenig).
1 Postdoctoral Researcher (m/f/d)
(E 13 TV‐L, 100%)
Qualified applicants are expected to have obtained an excellent MA degree iin sociology or a neighboring field, to have completed their doctoral dissertation in sociology, to have a global, transnational or comparative research profile, to show advanced skills in methods of empirical social research, and to be committed to innovative teaching (teaching load is 4 hours per week during the semester). Fluency in English and German is required, additional language or area expertise is an advantage. The position aims to advance outstanding young researchers.
1 Doctoral Researcher (m/f/d)
(E 13 TV‐L, 50%)
Qualified applicants are expected to have obtained an excellent MA degree in sociology or a neighboring field, to be competent in both sociological theory and methods of empirical social research, and to be committed to innovative teaching (teaching load is 2 hours per week during the semester). Fluency in English and German is required, additional language or area expertise is an advantage. Applicants should pursue a dissertation project, preferably related to the comparative sociology of religion or law.
Applications should be submitted by 19 July 2020 at the latest, including a letter of interest, a CV with a list of publications, diplomas, a two‐page research proposal, and contact information of two persons who can provide a reference. Please send your application electronically (one pdf‐document) to firstname.lastname@example.org‐heidelberg.de.
Heidelberg University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will be considered. In an effort to increase the share of women, applications by female researchers are especially encouraged. Preference will be given to disabled applicants with equal qualifications.
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