Deutsche Vereinigung für Politikwissenschaft
Veröffentlicht am: 02.07.2020

Professor (W2 salary level) of Comparative Policy Analysis (tenured civil servant) (m/f/d)

University of Bamberg, Faculty of Social Sciences, Economics and Business Administration, Bamberg

Bewerbungsfrist: 14.08.2020

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The Faculty of Social Sciences, Economics and Business Administration invites applications for the position of a

Professor (W2 salary level) of Comparative Policy Analysis (tenured civil servant) (m/f/d), which is to be filled as of April 2021.


The successful candidate will represent the subject of Comparative Policy Analysis with an international perspective in both research and teaching. The following qualifications are required: A theory-guided research profile, an empirical-analytical orientation as well as qualitative and/or quantitative method skills, and the willingness to collaborate in the Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences (BAGSS). Consideration of the European multi-level system and/or of the global context is welcome.

The holder of the post is expected to contribute to ongoing programmes, especially the Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes and to participate in the development of new curricula. In addition, thesuccessful candidate is expected to contribute to the internationalisation of the Faculty’s courses, to support its international cooperation and exchange programmes and to take on duties in the area of academic self-administration. The ability to teach in English and a willingness to engage in the devel-opment of academic training programmes would be most welcome.

The relevant qualifications consist of a completed academic degree, pedagogical aptitude, a particular talent for academic work generally substantiated by a doctoral degree, and, in addition to this, further academic achievements. Additional academic credentials must be certified by a Habilitation or equivalent academic qualifications, which may also have been obtained through activities outside of higher education or as an assistant professor. Concerning tenured positions as a civil servant (“Beamtenverhältnis”), the candidate must be under the age of 52 years at the time of appointment (for exceptional cases see Art. 10 Abs. 3 Satz 2 BayHSchPG).

The Faculty is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from female candidates. In case candidates are otherwise equally qualified, preference will be given to candidates with disabilities. The University Bamberg has been certified by the Hertie Foundation as a family-friendly university and is committed to taking measures to help reconcile work and family life. The university is committed to promoting gender equality in the workplace. The University of Bamberg is a member of the regional Dual Career Network of Northern Bavaria (DCNN) and provides support for the spouses or partners of newly appointed staff. More information can be found here:

Applicants from abroad are particularly welcome. While proficiency in the German language is generally required for an appointment to this position, in exceptional cases courses may be taught entirely in English for the first two years.

Applications including the usual documents (CV, list of publications and courses taught, copies of academic transcripts and certificates) are to be submitted in either German or English, and generally in electronic form in a single PDF-file (e-mail: dekanat.sowiuni-bambergde) to the Dean of the Fac-ulty of Sozial- und Wirtschaftswissenschaften, University of Bamberg, D-96045 Bamberg, no later thanAugust 14, 2020.