Postdoctoral Researcher in Political Science

University of Tubingen


Post-doctoral Researcher / Fixed-term Lecturer Post (m/f/d, E 13 TV-L)

Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, Institute of Political Science

Application deadline : 30.06.2022

The University of Tübingen is one of Europe’s oldest and most prestigious research universities. The Research Unit Comparative Public Policy at the Institute of Political Science of the University of Tübingen invites applications for a

Post-doctoral Researcher / Fixed-term Lecturer Post (d/f/m)
(German public sector pay scheme 13 TV-L)

for the duration of 2 years from 1 October 2022 (or as soon as possible thereafter). Annual salary is commensurate with experience starting from approximately 50.000 Euro. The successful candidate will contribute to the research and teaching portfolio of the Comparative Public Policy Research Unit as well as to third-party funding applications and will be given the opportunity to pursue a Habilitation.

Essential requirements:

  • excellent undergraduate and graduate degree in political science or a related social science
  • research interest in bureaucratic and administrative barriers for migrants in accessing social rights 
  • excellent communication, presentation, and writing skills in English (German language skills are desirable)
  • excellent intercultural communication skills
  • ability to work both independently and as part of an international team

Disabled persons will be preferred in case of equal qualification. The University seeks to raise the number of women in research and teaching and therefore encourages qualified women academics to apply for this position.

If you are interested in this post, please send your application with the usual documents (letter of motivation, curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, publication list, etc.) in electronic form (one pdf-file only) to: julia.buchnerspam Deadline for applications is 30 June 2022 (noon CEST). Interviews are scheduled for 15 July 2022. 
For further questions, please contact: martin.seeleib-kaiserspam 

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