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DFG project “Traveling knowledge …” / Prof. Tao Liu. Part-time 65 %, June 1, 2018 – Dec. 31, 2020.
Application Deadline: April 20, 2018
We are one of the youngest universities in Germany and think in terms of possibilities, not limitations. In the heart of the Ruhr Area, we develop ideas of the future at our 11 faculties. We are strong in research and teaching, in living diversity, as well as in supporting potential. We are highly committed to an educational equality that has earned this name.
The University of Duisburg-Essen invites applications for the following academic position in the Faculty of Social Sciences, research field of sociology:
(Salary Scale TV-L EG 13, part-time 65 %
Reference number: 181-18)
Your main tasks:
Research assistant in the DFG project "Traveling knowledge: the glocalization of medical professional knowledge and practice" (https://www.uni-due.de/soziologie/dfgtravellingknowledge.php ). You conduct research on the inter- and transnational diffusion of standards for treating chronic systolic heart failure with a focus on top cardiology associations in the world.
The position supports further scientific training, with the possibility to participate in a PhD program.
- Very good M.A. degree in social sciences (Sociology, Political Science, Public Administration, etc.)
- Knowledge of qualitative research methods relevant to the project
- Experiences in the neoinstitutional world-polity theory or in global diffusion studies will be advantageous
- Knowledge in medical sociology, professional sociology and/or public health/social policy is desired
- Very good written and spoken knowledge of English is required
Period of contract: June 1, 2018 – Dec 31, 2020
Application deadline: April 20, 2018
The University of Duisburg-Essen aims to increase the diversity of its members (see http://www.uni-due.de/diversity ).
It also aims to increase the number of women among its academic staff and therefore encourages women with pertinent qualifications to apply. Women with equal qualifications will be preferred in accordance with state equality laws. Applications of qualified disabled persons in the legal sense of § 2 para. 3 SGB IX are also welcome.
Applications, including a cover letter, CV, publication list and eventually your current research plan, should be submitted until April 20, 2018 electronically to Tao Liu, firstname.lastname@example.org or in writing form, quoting the reference number 181-18 to Prof. Dr. Tao Liu, LE 711 for attn: Nicole Böttcher, Forsthausweg, 47057 Duisburg.
If you have any questions regarding the positions, please contact Prof. Dr. Tao Liu (email@example.com).