Interim Professor in Political Science, Empirical Democracy Research

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University of Mannheim
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The School of Social Sciences, Department of Political Science at the University of Mannheim, invites applications for the position of a

Interim Professor in Political Science, Empirical Democracy Research (W2)

The position is temporary from 01 August 2019 until 31 January 2020.

The University of Mannheim is looking for an excellent scholar in the field of comparative politics/international relations. The appointment requirements are determined by ? 47 LHG of the State of
Baden-Württemberg. A candidate must have a university doctoral degree, commitment to excellence in teaching and research, documented by international publications in scholarly journals. The candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses.

The University of Mannheim offers an excellent international research environment, with the Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences (GESS), the Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES), and the Collaborative Research Centre SFB 884 on Political Economy of Reforms at its centre.

The University of Mannheim expects the ability to teach in English. The University seeks to increase the number of women in research and teaching and thus strongly and explicitly encourages qualified female scholars to apply. Applicants with disabilities are treated with preference given comparable qualification.

Please submit your application by 31 October 2018 in electronic form as PDF files by email to or by mail. Your application should include: cover letter; CV incl. list of publications; certificates; two teaching evaluations from recent years.

If you are not able to submit your application online, please send the above mentioned documents to the Professorship Empirical Democracy Research, University of Mannheim, Prof. Dr. Harald Schoen, A5, 6, 68131 Mannheim, Germany.

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All applications received before 21 June 2019 will be given full consideration.

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