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Freie Uni­ver­si­tät Ber­lin - Depart­ment of Polit­ical and Social Sci­ences - Otto Suhr Insti­tute of Polit­ical Sci­ences

Pro­fess­or­ship in Polit­ical Sci­ence with a focus on Sus­tain­ab­il­ity

salary grade: W 2
ref­er­ence code: W2 Nach­hal­tig­keit

Work­ing field:

The suc­cess­ful app­lic­ant will cover the area named above in rese­arch and teach­ing and man­age the rese­arch unit for Envir­on­men­tal Stud­ies, which also inclu­des the Envir­on­men­tal Policy Rese­arch Centre (FFU).
Appoint­ment require­ments are gov­erned by Art­icle 100 of the Ber­lin Hig­her Edu­ca­tion Act (Ber­liner Hoch­schul­ge­setz).

Suc­cess­ful can­did­ates will have acqui­red their PhD or addi­tio­nal aca­demic achieve­ments (cf. Art­icle 100 Sec. 2 and 6 Ber­lHG) in Polit­ical Sci­ence. She or he is also expec­ted to have an excel­lent track record of inter­na­tio­nal rese­arch activ­it­ies with a focus on “the­or­ies of sus­tain­ab­il­ity and social trans­form­a­tion” pro­ven by peer-reviewed pub­lic­a­tions. Fur­ther­more, app­lic­ants should have pro­ven empir­ical meth­od­o­lo­gical skills, inter­na­tio­nal teach­ing exper­i­ence and exper­i­ence in acquir­ing and lead­ing extern­ally fun­ded rese­arch pro­jects. We are look­ing for someone who is able to teach in Ger­man and Eng­lish. In addi­tion, exper­i­ence in the super­vi­sion and imple­ment­a­tion of know­ledge trans­fer activ­it­ies is desir­able

Apart from the offi­cial duties in accord­ance with Art­icle 99 of the Ber­lin Hig­her Edu­ca­tion Act, we expect the appoin­tee to engage in the fol­low­ing activ­it­ies:

We expect the new pro­fes­sor to teach cour­ses of the bach­elor and mas­ter pro­grams in Polit­ical Sci­ence offe­red by the Otto Suhr Insti­tute of Polit­ical Sci­ences and to par­ti­cip­ate in joint and excel­lence pro­jects of the Depart­ment of Polit­ical and Social Sci­ences - among oth­ers in the excel­lence clus­ter Con­test­a­tions of the Lib­eral Script (SCRIPTS). The appoin­tee should also address gen­der and diver­sity issues in her or his rese­arch and teach­ing.

How to ap­ply:

App­lic­a­tions should include a CV, cop­ies of all cer­ti­fic­ates of aca­demic qual­i­fic­a­tion in Ger­man or Eng­lish; if app­lic­able let­ters of appoint­ment (please add trans­la­tions if nee­ded), a list of pub­lic­a­tions, a list of cour­ses pre­vi­ously taught, and evid­ence of teach­ing com­pet­ence. Fur­ther­more, please include inform­a­tion on involve­ment in ongo­ing and future rese­arch endeav­ours, joint rese­arch pro­jects and extern­ally fun­ded pro­jects, and if neces­sary lan­guage cer­ti­fic­ates. If app­lic­able for the respect­ive con­tent area, please give inform­a­tion on indus­trial coo­per­a­tion, inven­tions/pat­ents and spin-offs.

All mater­i­als includ­ing a pri­vate pos­tal and an email address must be recei­ved pre­fer­ably elec­tron­ic­ally in one PDF file (max­imum 5 MB), quot­ing the ref­er­ence code no later than 12.12.2019 at

Freie Uni­ver­si­tät Ber­lin
Depart­ment of Polit­ical and Social Sci­ences
Dean’s Office, c/o Mrs. Mro­zek
Ihnestr. 21
14195 Ber­lin

App­lic­a­tion doc­u­ments will not be retur­ned. Please sub­mit your doc­u­ments only in copy.
App­lic­a­tion gui­de­li­nes, gen­eral inform­a­tion on the appoint­ment pro­ced­ure, appoint­ment require­ments for pro­fess­or­ships at Freie Uni­ver­si­tät Ber­lin, and reg­u­la­tions of the Ber­lin Hig­her Edu­ca­tion Act which are rel­ev­ant for pro­fess­or­ships (Art­icles  99, 100, 101, 102 a,102c Ber­lHG) can be found online: