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Fellowship in Political Science with a Special Focus on Methods of Quantitative Empirical Social Research 2017, Goethe University, Germany

Publish Date: Jan 27, 2017

Deadline: Feb 09, 2017

Professorship (W1, tenure track) in Political Science with a special focus on Methods of Quantitative Empirical Social Research 

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 programmes.

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.

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 go to our official website (see in the "Further official information" below this announcement.)

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: 2017-09-02) to the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt/Main, Prof. Dr. Sigrid Roßteutscher, E-Mail: dekanat.fb03-bewerbungen@soz.uni-frankfurt.de. Please quote the reference number 30/2016 in your application.

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