Post-Doctoral Researcher on ‘Climate Change and the Viability of Society’

Post-Doctoral Researcher on ‘Climate Change and the Viability of Society’

Zeppelin University (ZU) in Friedrichshafen on Lake Constance is a state-recognized endowment university, accredited by the German Council of Science and Humanities, and bridging business, culture and politics. It is committed to interdisciplinarity, internationality and individuality in research and teaching with its 14 accredited and top-ranking bachelor, master, and doctoral programs in business, culture and social sciences. As a player in civil society, ZU exerts its impact especially in social innovations in and for society.

The Karl-Mannheim Chair for Cultural Studies (Prof. Nico Stehr FRSC) at Zeppelin University is seeking to appoint a

Full time Post-Doctoral Researcher on ‘Climate Change and the Viability of Society’

Funding for the 4 years.

The successful candidate has an excellent Ph.D in Sociology (or related discipline), a track record in relevant research, publications and teaching S/he will be expected to deliver survey courses in the BA and MA program. The language of instruction is English, although individual courses may be delivered in German if this is desired by the candidate and s/he possesses a working level of German.

We offer:

  • §  The opportunity to work on post-doctoral studies
  • §  The opportunity to work in an  inspiring, international research environment

We expect:

  • §  Documents usually submitted with your application
  • §  Two sample publications

Zeppelin University would like to increase the number of women in teaching and research; therefore, female candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Job interviews are scheduled for April 2014. The successful candidate is expected to join Zeppelin University as soon as possible

To apply for this post, please send electronic copies of your CV and lists of publications and teaching experience to by 30 March 2014.

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