Deutsche Vereinigung für Politikwissenschaft
Veröffentlicht am: 06.06.2024

Research assistant (postdoc) (m/f/d)

Freie Universität, Berlin

Bewerbungsfrist: 24.06.2024

Fachbereich Politik- und Sozialwissenschaften

Otto-Suhr-Institut für Politikwissenschaft

Arbeitsstelle Internationale Beziehungen / Center for International Relations

Research assistant (postdoc) (m/f/d)

full-time job limited to 6 years

salary grade (Entgeltgruppe) 13 TV-L FU

reference code: Postdoc IB 6_24

Job description

Responsibilities of the PostDoc:

- teaching obligations

- conducting your own research, which is related to the specialization of the professorship

- publication activities

- support in setting up an e-learning portal on methods

- support the professorship with self-administration and the handling of examinations

- participation in the academic self-administration of the Otto Suhr Institute

What we offer:

- a vibrant and dynamic research environment in one of Germany's top universities

- a research-active and cooperative team

- opportunities to expand methodological skills

- support for conference travel

- opportunities to participate in ongoing research projects and publications

- the possibility of further academic qualification (e.g. through a monograph, habilitation or similar)

Requirements:

- completed BA and MA degree in political sciences and a completed PhD in political science (with a specialization in International Relations)

Prior (work) experience:

- a very good PhD in political science (with a specialization in International Relations)

- teaching experience in the field of International Relations and/or explanatory methodological approaches in political science

- research with thematic focus in International Relations corresponding to the research profile of the professorship

- research and publication activities in the field of International Relations, documented by peer-reviewed publications in relevant English-language journals or publishers (double-blind peer review)

- very good knowledge of International Relations linked to the research profile of the professorship

- excellent command of quantitative and/or qualitative research methods as well as explanatory research design

- very good (application) knowledge of Stata or R and/or MaxQDA or Altlas.ti

- very good command of English, basic knowledge of German required (from year two onwards teaching should also be in German)

Desirable:

- teaching experience in the field of International Relations and/or explanatory methodological approaches in political science

- experience in obtaining your own third-party funding (travel grants, etc.) is desirable

- experience in academic self-administration (committees, scientific reports for journals, etc.) is desirable

- interest in collaborating with one of the professorship's third-party funded projects is desirable

Application documents

- application letter

- CV

- BA and MA certificates, PhD certificate

- documentation of teaching experience

- 2-page outline of a postdoc project that is related to the research focus of the professorship

- list two references, letters of reference are not necessary

Further information:

Applications should be sent by e-mail, together with significant documents, indicating the reference code, in PDF format (preferably as one document) to Prof. Dr. Diana Panke: alexandra.kuhles@fu.berlin.de or postal to

Freie Universität Berlin

Fachbereich Politik- und Sozialwissenschaften

Otto-Suhr-Institut für Politikwissenschaft

Arbeitsstelle Internationale Beziehungen/Center for International Relations

Frau Prof. Dr. Diana Panke

Ihnestr. 22

14195 Berlin (Dahlem)