Deutsche Vereinigung für Politikwissenschaft
Veröffentlicht am: 01.07.2024

Three 2-year Postdoctoral Fellowships at the Zukunftskolleg

Universität Konstanz, Konstanz

Bewerbungsfrist: 02.09.2024

Beginn: 01.04.2025

(Full-time, E 13 TV-L)

Reference No: 2024/114. The preferred start date is April 1st, 2025. Conditionally on the submission of an external grant, the position can be extended for an additional year. In principle, the position can be divided into two half-time positions.

Your Responsibilities

-Develop and implement your research project

-Build up your own research profile

-You are expected to participate actively in the regular weekly meetings ofthe Zukunftskolleg (and/or the respective Cluster of Excellence) and to contribute to the Zukunftskolleg in creating a teamof exciting interdisciplinary postdoctoralresearchers

- Have your place ofresidence in Konstanz or its surroundings

Your Competencies

-You should be in possession of a doctoral degree granted between October 31, 2022 and December 31, 2024. Earlier graduation dates can be accepted in case of maternity/paternity leave, or working contracts outside academia

- Candidates must not hold a permanent professorship, or have a habilitation or equivalent(Venia legendi). Candidates with their own position funded by another program,which can be transferred to Konstanz, are also eligible

-Applicants must propose a research project that ties in with a discipline represented at the University ofKonstanz. They are invited to include in their motivation letter a reflection note on howtheir research relates to the 17 SDGs of the UN

-Applicants should contact potential Local Academic Partners among the researchers atthe University of Konstanz in order to ensure appropriate affiliation. Support froma department strengthens the application

- International experience in teaching or research, and a strong interestin interdisciplinary topics are desirable

We Offer

-Professional infrastructure and an appropriate workplace for conducting research

- Individual Research Allowance

-Access to a poolfor funding cooperative projects,research assistants, travel, and equipment purchases

- Funds for mutualresearch visits to international collaborators

- The possibility of attracting senior research partners to Konstanz through the senior fellowship and the mentorship program

- The opportunity to benefitfroma variety of career development measures, including the University of Konstanz’s Academic Staff Development and Research Support offices

-No teaching obligation, but an opportunity to teach in collaboration with your department atthe University of Konstanz

- An international and interdisciplinary community of peers