MZES Guest Fellowship in Social Science 2017, University of Mannheim, Germany

Publish Date: Jan 25, 2017

Deadline: Feb 01, 2017

The Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES) at the University of Mannheim offers

one Guest Fellowship in the MZES with a focus on Turkey

The Centre seeks to recruit an outstanding social scientist as Research Fellow to work in Research Department A »European Societies and their Integration« or in Research Department B »European Political Systems and their Integration«. The successful candidate is expected to publish in international academic journals. She or he should develop and direct projects in one of either department’s research areas. The new project(s) should have a focus on the Turkish society and/or political system, preferably in a comparative context.

MZES Research Fellowships provide experienced researchers, preferably with previous postdoctoral experience, with an opportunity to pursue independent research within the framework of the Centre’s Research Programme.

In addition to the resources of the University, the MZES supports its Research Fellows with an annual budget for travel and research assistance, a dedicated IT department, an internal methods consulting and data unit, an extensive Centre library, support from project management offices, and a public relations officer. Research Fellows are usually required to teach two hours per week at the University’s School of Social Sciences.

Candidates should have completed their PhD with an excellent dissertation in Sociology, Political Science, or a related discipline. Publications, particularly in peer reviewed journals, are an advantage. We expect command of the Turkish language at native speaker level. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications and will be public sector pay scheme TV-L E13 to E15 (between 44,000 and 59,000 Euros), with additional employer benefits. The position is for one year, starting preferably May 1, 2017. In principle, the position can be shared.

As an equal opportunity employer, the University of Mannheim particularly encourages applications from women and persons with disabilities.

Applications may be submitted in German or English. They should include a cover letter, a CV (with a list of publications), copies of academic degrees (including the doctoral degree certificate), and plans for research to be carried out at the MZES (1 page). The deadline for applications is February 1, 2017. To apply go to the official website.

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