The successful candidate is expected to teach and conduct research in the field of sociology. This professorship position is at the interface of research on the digitalization of society and meth-odological research into the use of digital data in the social sciences. The future post holder will work within the framework of the interdisciplinary Cluster of Excellence DFG EXC 2037 “Climate, Climatic Change, and Society (CliCCS)” (2019-2025), in particular, the use of digital research methods to explore the linkages between societal dynamics and anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions. Research contributions may come from sociological research in areas such as the economy, consumption and mobility, environmental and urban questions.
Section 12 subsection 7 sentence 2 of the Hamburg higher education act (Hamburgisches Hochschulgesetz, HmbHG) applies.
Academic qualifications and additional requirements as specified in Section 15 HmbHG.
Applicants are expected to have an international research profile and a record of English lan-guage publications, particularly in peer reviewed journals. Proven expertise in the field of digital research methods is also expected.
Applicants are expected to have international research experience as well as a successful track record in acquiring external funding and carrying out externally funded projects.
Experience with interdisciplinary collaboration, in particular with the natural sciences, is highly appreciated.
The University places particular emphasis on the quality of teaching and therefore requests that applicants provide details of their teaching experience and objectives.
Following hearings, selected candidates will be assessed to ascertain skills in the areas of management and human resources.
In accordance with Section 14 subsection 3 sentence 3 HmbHG, Universität Hamburg seeks to increase the proportion of women in teaching and research and encourages female academicsto apply.
Qualified disabled candidates or applicants with equivalent status receive preference in the application process.
For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Anita Engels at +49 40 42838-3832 or Anita.Engels@uni-hamburg.de.
The application deadline is 25 April 2019. Please submit your application with your CV, list of publications, teaching experience, external funding record, copies of certification and documents, teaching and research plans, and the reference number 2298, preferably by email in a single PDF file, to: Bewerbungen@verw.uni-hamburg.de or per post to:
Präsidenten der Universität Hamburg
Please submit a completed application form alongside your application documents. Link to application form: www.uni-hamburg.de/form-prof-wiso-en
1. Carried out in accordance with Section 14 subsection 1 HmbHG.
2. Published in: “Die Zeit” on 14 March 2019