Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences

Job Vacancies

Here you will find the current job vacancies of the Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences and its institutes.

 

W3/W2-Professorships, Tenure Track-Professorships, Junior-Professorships

Assistant professorship (W1) in International Macroeconomics

The Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences – School of Business and Economics – at the University of Tübingen invites applications for the position of

Assistant professorship (W1) in International Macroeconomics

beginning in April 2021 (summer term) or later. Successful candidates demonstrate exceptional research skills with an outstanding PhD thesis.

This position provides the opportunity and expectation that, in the course of the six years of the contract, the W1 professor will attain the research and teaching achievements that will qualify him or her for a subsequent appointment as a tenured professor at a university or equivalent institution. Part of the teaching is in English. The position has a teaching load of four hours per week prior to the interim evaluation, and six hours thereafter.

The successful candidate will be employed for an initial period of four years as a temporary civil servant (Beamte auf Zeit). The contract may be extended for a further two years following a positive interim evaluation. Those who have completed a habilitation will be excluded.

Detailed information on the criteria underlying the interim and final evaluations may be found in our guidelines for review under the following link: Evaluation criteria.

The University of Tübingen is particularly interested in increasing the number of women in research and teaching and therefore strongly encourages women candidates to apply. In line with its internationalization agenda, the university welcomes applications from researchers outside Germany. Applications from equally qualified candidates with disabilities will be given preference.

The completed application form along with a resumé, copies of degree certificates, list of publications, list of teaching experiences, a job market paper, two letters of recommendation and - where applicable - results of teaching evaluations should be submitted by November 15, 2020 to berufungspam prevention@wiso.uni-tuebingen.de. Enquiries may be directed to the Dean: dekanspam prevention@wiso.uni-tuebingen.de.

The evaluation criteria for the professorship are based on the Quality assurance plan for assistant professorships with tenure track and statute regarding assistant professors.

Tenure Track Professor of Educational Neuroscience and Cognitive Psychology

Tenure Track Professor of Educational Neuroscience and Cognitive Psychology

The Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences at the University of Tübingen invites applications for the position of Tenure Track Professor of Educational Neuroscience and Cognitive Psychology at the Hector Research Institute for Education Sciences and Psychology to commence as soon as possible.

The successful candidate's research area and teaching program should innovatively and interdisciplinarily complement and link the institute's core areas (educational effectiveness/competence modelling, motivational and personality development in the school context, instructional quality, giftedness) with a focus on educational neuroscience and cognitive psychology, the role of emotions on learning processes (memory, problem solving, learning), and lifelong learning.

Close collaboration is expected with the members of the LEAD Graduate School & Research Network. The professorship will be involved in the following study programs: Bachelor and Master of Education Science and Psychology, Bachelor of Education and Social Work/Adult Education, and the training of students in teaching-degree programs (Lehramt).

The position has a teaching load of four hours per week prior to interim evaluation, and six hours thereafter.

Required qualifications include an outstanding doctorate in a pertinent field (psychology, education sciences or an adjoining discipline such as cognitive science), recognizable potential for internationally acclaimed publications in leading international peer-reviewed journals and third-party funding, as well as teaching experience.

Detailed information on this employment category and the criteria underlying the interim evaluation and promotion to the tenured position may be found in our guidelines for tenure review under the following link: Tenure criteria

Applicants for a Tenure Track professorship with a PhD from Tübingen must have changed universities after completing their doctorates or have worked in academia and/or research for at least two years somewhere other than the University of Tübingen.

The University of Tübingen is particularly interested in increasing the number of women in research and teaching and therefore strongly encourages women candidates to apply. In line with its internationalization agenda, the university welcomes applications from researchers outside Germany. Applications from equally qualified candidates with disabilities will be given preference.

Applications including all required documents (cover letter; curriculum vitae; degrees/diplomas/certificates; list of publications, third-party funding, cooperation projects, and courses taught; teaching evaluations; research and teaching plans; completed application form, see hyperlink below) as well as two publications, preferably research papers, should be sent by October 4, 2020 to: berufungspam prevention@wiso.uni-tuebingen.de. Enquiries may also be directed to the Dean Prof. Dr. Josef Schmid.

To the application form

The evaluation criteria for the professorship are based on the Quality assurance plan for assistant professorships with tenure track and statute regarding assistant professors.

 

Application Form

Download the Application form as a Word document here.

 


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