Tenure-Track Position in Political ScienceJohannes Kepler University Linz

07/02/2017 Das Abinaswar


Job Profile:
Political Science with a Specialization on Policy Analysis and Austrian Politics

Applicants should be qualified in the analysis of government institutions and domestic political dynamics. We expect expertise about the Austrian political system or willingness to become familiar with the topic. A focus on policy analysis and on or several substantive policy fields is necessary; we would welcome research interests in the context of social policy research or adjacent fields (such as health, family or pension policy, occupational welfare, local social policy, social services, labor market policy, public health, etc.). Teaching obligations are in all three of the institute’s degree programs (BA and MA in Socio-Economics and our international MA Program in Comparative Social Policy and Welfare).
We expect several years of research and teaching experience after the Ph.D., as well as excellent publications. International publications and conference presentations are required; international work experience would be of advantage. The successful candidate will lead a junior research group with two Ph.D. students. Therefore, applications should include a project proposal of 3000 – 4000 words, outlining a research agenda in one of the issue areas sketched above, its contribution to the relevant literature, possible research questions in its context and methods used to answer the questions. The quality and innovativeness of this project proposal will play an important role in reviewing and evaluating applications.
We require good command of German and English.

For further information please see http://www.jku.at/gespol/content or contract Prof. Margitta Mätzke, margitta.maetzke@jku.at , +43 732 2468 7163.

Salary will range from 3,590.70 EUR per month (14 monthly salaries p.a.).

JKU is an equal opportunities employer and strongly encourages qualified women to apply. In case of equal qualification, female candidates will be given preference.
Please submit your application until February 28, 2017, including the CV, academic credentials and the research proposal online to http://jku.at/application or to Johannes Kepler Universität Linz, Personalmanagement, Altenberger Straße 69, A – 4040 Linz.
Please include the job ad number 3265 in your application.