Archive for July, 2012

Full Professorship and Assistant Professorship at the University of Mannheim

28/07/2012

The School of Social Sciences, Department of Political Science at the University of Mannheim invites applications for a position of an

Assistant professorship in Empirical Democracy Research (tenure track)

(payment scheme W1) beginning at the earliest date possible. Initial employment is temporary for up to six years. After successful evaluations the position can be transferred to a permanent full professorship (W3).

The University of Mannheim is looking for a scholar with outstanding commitment to research to strengthen the department’s expertise in the field of empirical democracy research. Applicants should have an empirical and theoretical research agenda that addresses matters such as causes for the consolidation and persistence of democracy, conditions for the functioning of democracies and authoritarian regimes.

The successful candidate must have obtained a PhD when taking up the position, an excellent track record of publications in leading international journals and demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching.

The University of Mannheim offers an excellent environment, with the Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES), the Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences (GESS) and the Collaborative Research Centre SFB 884 on “Political Economy of Reforms” at its centre. The candidate is expected to play an active role in the further development of these centres.

The University of Mannheim places great emphasis on the training and mentoring of students and therefore expects full-time presence of its teaching staff and the ability to teach in English. In order to foster the integration of the University into the region, it is expected that professors move to Mannheim or the larger metropolitan area.

The University of Mannheim is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants with disabilities are treated with preference given comparable qualification. The University seeks to increase the number of women in research and teaching and thus strongly and explicitly encourages qualified female scholars to apply.

Please submit your application online at http://jobs.sowi.uni-mannheim.de/. Applications received before September 7th 2012 will be considered. Applications should consist of four PDF-files: cover letter, CV including a list of publications, certificates/records and the two most recent teaching evaluations.

If you cannot submit your application online, please send the above-mentioned documents to the Dean of the School of Social Sciences, University of Mannheim, A5, 6, 68131 Mannheim, Germany (dekanat@sowi.uni-mannheim.de).

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The School of Social Sciences, Department of Political Science at the University of Mannheim invites applications for a position of

Full Professor in Political Science, Political Psychology (W3, Chair)

The University of Mannheim is looking for an outstanding scholar in the field of empirical Political Psychology. Applicants are expected to establish Political Psychology as a new area in teaching and research in the department of Political Science at the University of Mannheim. The successful candidate has an excellent track record of publications in leading international journals, demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and the necessary academic qualifications.

The University of Mannheim offers an excellent environment, with the Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES), the Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences (GESS) and the Collaborative Research Centre SFB 884 on “Political Economy of Reforms” at its centre. The candidate is expected to play an active role in the further development of these centres.

The University of Mannheim places great emphasis on the training and mentoring of students and therefore expects full-time presence of its teaching staff and the ability to teach in English. In order to foster the integration of the University into the region, it is expected that professors move to Mannheim or the larger metropolitan area.

The University of Mannheim is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants with disabilities are treated with preference given comparable qualification. The University seeks to increase the number of women in research and teaching and thus strongly and explicitly encourages qualified female scholars to apply.

Please submit your application online at http://jobs.sowi.uni-mannheim.de/. Your application should consist of four PDF-files: a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae including a list of publications, certificates and records and the two most recent teaching evaluations (in a single file).

If you cannot submit your application online, please send the above-mentioned documents to the Dean of the School of Social Sciences at the University of Mannheim, A5, 6, 68131 Mannheim, Germany (dekanat@sowi.uni-mannheim.de).

All applications received before 07.09.2012 will be given full consideration.

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