The WZB Berlin Social Science Center is a publicly financed research institution that conducts leading edge theory-based and problem-oriented social science research (http://www.wzb.eu/en). WZB researchers come from across the globe and work across social science disciplines including sociology, political science, economics, law, and psychology. A member of the Leibniz Association, WZB’s research is directed at the science community, policy makers, the media and the general public.
The Global Sociology research unit focuses on global structures, processes, and practices, as well as their causes and outcomes. It is part of the Cluster of Excellence “Contestations of the Liberal Scripts” (SCRIPTS), which analyses the contemporary controversies about the liberal order from a historical, global, and comparative perspective. Besides the WZB, the Cluster includes the Freie Universität Berlin, the Humboldt University of Berlin, the Hertie School of Governance, the Centre for East European and International Studies, the German Institute for Economic Research, the German Institute of Global and Area Studies, and the Leibniz Centre for Modern Oriental Studies (http://www.scripts-berlin.eu).
The WZB Berlin Social Science Center, research area International Politics and Law, research unit Global Sociology (led by Professor Yasemin Soysal), is seeking to employone Research Fellow (f/m/x) in the field of Global Sociology
to be employed fulltime (39 hours/week) until 31 December 2025, starting earliest on 01 December 2021 and latest on 01 February 2022.
The position is embedded in the Global Sociology unit and the research fellow is expected to work together with Professor Soysal on the unit’s ongoing research projects and conduct independent research within the scope of the unit’s overall research agenda. Please see the unit’s website for more information (https://www.wzb.eu/en/research/international-politics-and-law/global-sociology).
Equally well-qualified applicants with disabilities will be given preference. We value diversity and welcome all applications regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic or social origin, religion, disability, age, or sexual orientation. The WZB explicitly encourages women and persons with a migrant background to apply.
If you have any questions, please contact Lina Hayek at <email@example.com>.
Please send your English language application in the form of one PDF file to Joia Buning at <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Please send us your online application in English (consisting of a letter of motivation, a research plan of 2–3 pages, a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, copies of relevant certificates, and your PhD certificate) by no later than 08 October 2021 under this link.
All interviews will take place at the main WZB building in Berlin, Germany.
For further details about the WZB, please visit our website at www.wzb.eu
|Location:||Berlin - Germany|
|Salary:||EG 13 TVöD|
|Placed On:||13th September 2021|
|Closes:||8th October 2021|
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