Postdoc Position: In Sociology – Social Movements at the University of Konstanz, Germany.

Postdoc Position in Sociology – Social Movements
(full time, E 13 TV-L)

Reference Number 2023/010. The working group “Sociology – Social Movements” as part of the Cluster of Excellence “The Politics of Inequality” invites applications for a postdoctoral position for a duration of 36 months starting in April 2023. In principle this position can be divided into two part-time positions.

The working group of “Sociology – Social Movements” led by Prof. Dr. Sebastian Koos investigates the determinants and consequences of political protest, the effects of social inequality on political participation, social solidarity and pro-social behavior. We study this in the context of social problems, such as climate change, digitalization, COVID-19 and social integration, often from an international comparative perspective.

We Offer

    Participation in cutting-edge research projects
    Initial employment is at 100 % salary scale E 13 TV-L
    Professional development opportunities
    Attractive research environment within the Cluster of Excellence
    Access to Research Funds of the Cluster
    Participation in a new, highly motivated research team

Your Qualifications

    PhD in sociology or related discipline
    Interest and experience in research on political sociology, social movements, environmental sociology, social inequality
    Advanced knowledge of quantitative methods and/or survey and experimental methods
    Ability to work constructively and effectively as part of a research team
    Excellent English writing and communication skills
    Experience with and/or willingness to contribute to publications, research projects and science communication

Your Application

    A letter of motivation
    A Curriculum Vitae, including a list of publications
    Names and contacts of two potential references
    A paper (or chapter) from your dissertation or a recent publication

Interested candidates may contact Professor Sebastian Koos, for further information.

We look forward to receiving your application (compiled as a single PDF file) by February 10th 2023 via our Online Application Portal.

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