Assistant Professor Equivalent, Science and Technology Studies

University College Freiburg

Job Type: Fixed-Term

Application Deadline: January 15, 2016

The chair for Science and Technology Studies (Prof. Dr. V. Lipphardt) at the University College Freiburg and at the Faculty of Humanities of the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg accepts applications for the position of an Assistant Professor Equivalent / Wissenschaftliche(r) Mitarbeiterin/Mitarbeiter (100%, Tarif Group 13 TV-L). The contract duration is initially limited to three years, starting latest with 1st July 2016.
Main tasks:
  • Research in Science Studies / Science and Technology Studies (anthropology, sociology, or history of science)
  • Teaching activities of 4 hours/week per semester at the Faculty of Philosophy and in the Liberal Arts and Sciences program (in English)
  • Organization of chair related events
  • Academic self-administration
  • Acquisition of third-party funding
Habilitation is possible in this position.
Requirements are: an outstanding doctoral dissertation in Science Studies / Science and Technology Studies (or with a focus on Science Studies, in a related discipline); very good command of German and English. The successful candidate is acquainted with methods and approaches from anthropology of science, social studies of science and/or history of science. He/She pursues an independent research project in Science Studies / Science and Technology Studies (anthropology, sociology, or history of science).
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Please submit your application including letter of application, CV, certificates, a letter of reference and project outline (of a maximum of 3 pages) as well as a chapter of your dissertation/an essay to until 15 January 2016. Please fill in and submit the following form: [PDF-Datei hier öffnen] All materials are to be submitted in electronic format (PDF).
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Posted: December 10, 2015