Deutsche Vereinigung für Politikwissenschaft
Veröffentlicht am: 15.03.2023

Vacancy Post-doctoral Researcher for a ‘Quantitative Political Science Methods’ position (max 6 years)

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich

Bewerbungsfrist: 15.04.2023

Beginn: 01.10.2023

The position is to be filled as an Assistant Professorship (100%, TV-L E13 or 100%, A13: "BeamtIn auf Zeit", max. 6 years).

Job Description

- The independent implementation of a postdoctoral research project in a thematic area relevant to research conducted at the chair (

- Publication of research results and application for third-party funding (individually and in teams)

- Provision of teaching in the area of quantitative methods, 2,5 courses per semester (5 ‚Semesterwochenstunden‘ of 45 minutes per semester on average)


Job Requirements

- An excellent dissertation related to quantitative political science methodes (& IR or Comparative Politics), completed or close to completion.

- Research goals related to research interests of the chair (

- Publication in peer-reviewed journals or strong indications of the potential to place publications competitively.

- Fluency in English. Good German skills are desirable.

- Excellent organizational skills and the ability to work independently and in teams.


Our Offer

- Pay is based on TV-L, Entgeltgruppe E 13, “BeamtIn auf Zeit”.

- The post ought to be filled by 1 st October 2023 and is restricted to a duration of three years (probation 6 months). The position can be extended for three more years.

- Your workplace will be centrally located in Munich and can be easily reached by public transport.


Your application

Please submit the following (in English):

- Cover letter

- CV

- Diplomas

- Contact data for two referees (referees will be contacted only at the interview stage)

- One writing sample of an article or a chapter representative of your research agenda (preferably single-authored)

The submission deadline is 15th April 2023. Please submit your application per Email (in 1 PDF, max. 10MB) to Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, Empirical Political Research and Policy Analysis, Ms. Hopp,