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Research Fellow (Post-Doc)

Bewerbungsschluss:
12 09 2017
Bewerbung bitte an:
Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin
für Sozialforschung gGmbH
Hilde Ottschofski
Reichpietschufer 50
10785 Berlin

email: ottschofski [at] wzb [dot] eu

The WZB Berlin Social Science Center is offering a position for a

research fellow (post-doc)

at the Center for Global Constitutionalism headed by Professor Dr. Mattias Kumm. The position is to be filled full-time (currently 39 weekly hours), preferably starting on Nov. 1, 2017, for the period of three years.

The successful applicant will also be the Managing Editor of Global Constitutionalism, a leading Cambridge University Press Journal in the field.

Responsibilities:

  • Research on comparative, European or international constitutional law or the history and theory of constitutionalism within the research program of the Center of Global Constitutionalism.
  • Serving as Managing Editor of Global Constitutionalism - Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law (CUP), esp. managing the online submission process, corresponding with authors, editors, CUP etc.

Requirements:

  • Excellent Doctoral degree preferably in Law, possibly in Political Science or Political Philosophy,
  • Background and research orientation in themes related to Global Constitutionalism,
  • International research experience,
  • Ability to work well independently as well as part of a team,
  • Good time- and self-management,
  • Structured and analytical work style,
  • Good communication skills.

Salary: In accordance with German Public Service Collective Agreement Pay Scale we offer pay group up to TVöD EG 14, depending on qualifications, experience and specific allocation of tasks.

Equally well-qualified disabled persons will be given preference.

The WZB expressly invites women and people with an immigrant background to apply.

Candidates are kindly requested to submit an application - in English or German - with a cover letter, CV, list of publications, copies of relevant certificates and two letters of recommendation as well as a one- to three-page outline of their research proposals in electronic format (preferably one pdf only, no more than two pdf files!) by 12 September 2017 to:

Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin
für Sozialforschung gGmbH

Hilde Ottschofski
Reichpietschufer 50
10785 Berlin

email: ottschofski [at] wzb [dot] eu