Institut für Politikwissenschaft

Research Unit Comparative Public Policy

Comparative Public Policy is rooted in various social science theories and focused on the empirical analysis of policies. How can policies and processes of policy-making be analytically described and explained? In Tübingen we focus in particular on the analysis of economic and social policies in affluent democracies. We analyse and compare policies across nations, but also have a strong focus on policies of the European Union.

Postdoc Position available

The Research Unit Comparative Public Policy at the Institute of Political Science of the University of Tübingen invites applications for a

Post-doctoral Researcher / Fixed-term Lecturer Post (d/f/m)
(German public sector pay scheme 13 TV-L)

for the duration of 3 years (in the first instance) from 1 October 2024 (or as soon as possible thereafter). Annual salary is commensurate with experience starting from approximately 50.000 Euro. The successful candidate will contribute to the research and teaching portfolio of the Comparative Public Policy Research Unit as well as to third-party funding applications and will be given the opportunity to pursue a Habilitation.

Essential requirements:
• excellent undergraduate and graduate degree in political science or a related social science
• completed PhD (or close to completion) in area related to comparative social policy/welfare state research
• interest in comparative welfare state and public policy research
• excellent publication record
• excellent communication, presentation, and writing skills in English (German language skills are desirable)
• excellent intercultural communication skills
• ability to work both independently and as part of an international team

Disabled persons will be preferred in case of equal qualification. The University seeks to raise the number of women in research and teaching and therefore encourages qualified women academics to apply for this position.

If you are interested in this post, please send your application with the usual documents (letter of motivation, curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, publication list, etc.) in electronic form (one pdffile only) to: julia.buchnerspam Deadline for applications is 15 April 2024 (noonCEST). Interviews are scheduled for 06 May 2024.

For further questions, please contact: martin.seeleib-kaiserspam