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Fellowship in Sociology with a Special Focus on Organization and Economy 2017, Goethe University, Germany

Publish Date: Jan 27, 2017

Deadline: Feb 09, 2017

About the fellowship

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 international reputation in the field of theoretical and empirical economic sociology and sociology of organizations. It is expected 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, in particular the Masters programme in “Economic Sociology and Sociology of Finance”. The ability to connect with the Frankfurt tradition of critical theory is desirable. The professorship is also involved in teacher-training.

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.


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. SigridRoßteutscher, E-Mail: dekanat.fb03-bewerbungen@soz.uni-frankfurt.de. Please quote the reference number 29/2016 in your application.

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