Professorship in Sociology

Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main



They are distinguished by an outstanding research and teaching competence in sociological theory and theory history and have internationally visible publications in the current theory development and history of ideas. Expected by publications proven knowledge of the traditions of critical social theory.

They bring a willingness to cooperate in current and planned research projects as well as involvement in teaching in all courses of study of the department. The professorship is also involved in teacher education; Experiences and concepts for teaching subject matter in schools are welcomed. Experience in the acquisition of third-party funds is desired.

If you are appointed, you are expected to participate in the self-government of the university. The Goethe University aims to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore urges qualified female scientists to apply. Applications from abroad are expressly desired. Applications of severely handicapped people are preferably considered with the same suitability. Conditions of employment are, in addition to the general provisions of employment law, habilitation or habilitation-equivalent benefits. Details on the legal framework of the recruitment requirements can be found at:

If you are excellently expelled in research and teaching and can prove this by internationally visible research achievements, you are invited, with the usual documents (curriculum vitae, list of publications, list of the accomplished courses - also documents about past teaching experiences and teaching concepts, copy of the documents) within six weeks after publication of this advertisement (application deadline: 05.09.2019) electronically to the Dean of the Department of Social Sciences of the Goethe University, Prof. Dr. med. Heike Holbig, e-mail: dekanat. . Please mark your application with the code 20/2019.

The successful candidate is distinguished by excellent research and teaching competencies in Sociological Theory and the History of Theory, as shown by internationally visible publications in the current state of sociological theory development and the history of ideas. We expect the candidate to demonstrate familiarity with critical social theory.

The successful candidate is currently working on the Faculty of Social Sciences and is currently working on the Bachelor's and Master's degree programs. The professorship is therefore involved in teacher training; experience and concepts for teaching subject content in schools are welcome. Experience in securing third-party funding is an asset.

Successful candidates will be required to participate in the administrative roles expected of professors. The salary for the position is based on W3 on the German university scale, including performance bonuses that are subject of negotiation. The designated salary for the position is based on the German university. Goethe University is committed to increasing the proportion of female faculty and especially encourages women to apply. Applications of researchers from other countries are encouraged. Severely disabled applicants with equal qualification and aptitude. For further information regarding the general conditions for professorial appointments, please see: In addition to these conditions,

CVs, records of publications, research experience, teaching experience, teaching concepts and extramural funding, copies of certificates within six weeks of publication of this announcement ( deadline: 05.09.2019) to the Dean of the Department of Social Sciences, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt / Main, Prof. dr. Heike Holbig, e-mail: dekanat.fb03-bewerbungen@soz.uni-frankfurt.dePlease quote the reference number 20/2019 in your application.

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