Deutsche Vereinigung für Politikwissenschaft
Veröffentlicht am: 03.01.2023

10 Research Positions (Doctoral Researchers)

Faculty of Sociology, Universität Bielefeld

Bewerbungsfrist: 15.04.2023

Beginn: 01.10.2023

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The research tasks include:

  • implementation of a research project related to the Research Training Group’s programme and the corresponding preparation of a research report/publication
  • participation in the academic programme of the Research Training Group
  • participation in the obligatory programme of events

We expect

  • completed scientific university degree (Master/Magister, Diploma or equivalent) in political science, international relations, history, sociology or law
  • ability and willingness for preparation of a research report/publication in the fields of political science/international relations, history, sociology or law, which contribute to the Research Training Group research programme (for further information on the research programme see: (
  • excellent command of English (the group’s working language is English)
  • commitment and motivation
  • independent, self-reliant and committed work
  • distinctive organisational and coordination skills
  • cooperative and a team-oriented way of working


Preferred experience and skills

  • scientific publications in the subject area of the Research Training Group

We offer

  • salary according to Remuneration level 13 TV-L
  • fixed-term (36 months) (§ 2 (1) of the WissZeitVG ; in accordance with the provisions of the WissZeitVG and the Agreement on Satisfactory Conditions of Employment, the length of contract may differ in individual cases)
  • part-time 65 %
  • internal and external training opportunities
  • variety of health, consulting and prevention services
  • reconcilability of family and work
  • flexible working hours
  • job ticket for regional public transport network, good transport connection
  • supplementary company pension
  • collegial working environment
  • open and pleasant working atmosphere
  • exciting and varied activities
  • modern working environment with digital processes
  • diverse offers (canteen, cafeteria, restaurants, university shop, cash machines, etc.)

Application Procedure

We are looking forward to receiving your application (incl. cover letter, CV, research proposal (max. 10 pages)) in English language. For full consideration, your application should be received via either email (a single PDF document is required) sent to or post (see postal address). Please mark your application with the identification code: Wiss22807. Please note that the possibility of privacy breaches and unauthorized access by third parties cannot be excluded when communicating via unencrypted e-mail. For Information on the processing of personal data click here.


application deadline: 15.04.2023