Universität Bielefeld

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Current status of application procedure

  • Appointment offer to the second-placed candidate (06.12.2019)
The following position at the Faculty of Sociology is to be filled at the earliest possible date:

Full professorship (W3) in the socio-structural analysis of social inequalities

Candidates are expected to have an above average research profile that has earned them international recognition commensurate with their level of seniority. Documented experience in acquiring third-party funding, a willingness to engage in joint research projects within the faculty and the university as a whole, as well as a strong interest in interdisciplinary collaboration are required.

The successful candidate will strengthen the faculty’s profile, in particular in the area of social inequality research. The hired candidate will be responsible for coordinating the field of socio-structural analysis in all of the faculty’s programmes of study (undergraduate, graduate, doctoral).

A condition for the position advertised is a completed Promotion (Ph.D.) and further academic achievements that shall be evaluated comprehensively and solely in the recruitment process.

Applications from suitably qualified handicapped and severely handicapped persons are explicitly encouraged.

Bielefeld University has received a number of awards for its achievements in the provision of equal opportunity and has been recognized as a family-friendly university. The university welcomes applications from women. This is particularly true with regard both to academic and technical posts as well as positions in Information Technology and Craft. Applications are handled according to the state's equal opportunity statutes.

Applications with the usual documents (including a 2-page research and teaching concept and a list of publications with up to 10 of the most important highlighted) are to be sent by August 31, 2018 to: