Junior Professorship (untenured) in Public Management
Fulltime, W1

Reference No. 2022/206.

The Department of Politics and Public Administration in the Faculty of Politics – Law – Economics, seeks to fill this position by April 1, 2023.

The University of Konstanz is one of eleven Universities of Excellence in Germany. Since 2007 it has been successful in the German Excellence Initiative and its follow-up programme, the Excellence Strategy.

The Department of Politics and Public Administration is one of the largest social science institutes in Germany and provides research and teaching at the highest level in the areas of (i) Democracy and Public Policy, (ii) International Studies, (iii) Management and Public Administration, and (iv) Data and Methods. As a collegial and pluralistic department, we warmly welcome applications from candidates of all diversity dimensions.

The successful candidate specializes in the study of public management research. A doctoral degree in public administration or public management is a pre-requisite.

Applicants should have a strong publication record in international, high-ranked public administration or public management journals and a well-defined research agenda. Experience in university teaching in the field of public management broadly defined is required. The ability to teach in German is an asset. The successful candidate is expected to teach at the BA/MA level and in the MA Program “Management and Public Administration” in particular.

For further information concerning the application procedure, please contact Dr. Brigitte Rieger (Ms), sektion.prw@uni-konstanz.de. If you have queries concerning the academic profile of the open position, please contact Prof. Dr. Ines Mergel (Ms), ines.mergel@uni-konstanz.de.

In all other respects, the hiring requirements for junior professorships follow § 51 paragraph 2,3 of the Landeshochschulgesetz. The details of junior professorships at the University of Konstanz, particularly the interim and final evaluation, are governed by § 51 para. 7 of the Landeshochschulgesetz and the procedural regulations for junior professorships and junior lectureships without tenure track (§§ 51, 51a LHG), available online.

We look forward to receiving your application with the usual documents (curriculum vitae, publication list, a list of grants and awards, details of teaching experience, statements on current research topics, future research directions and interests) until September 26st, 2022 via our Online Application Portal.

The University of Konstanz strives to increase the number of women working in research and teaching. The University commits itself to gender equality and family-friendliness as well as to creating an inclusive diversity culture in all areas and on all levels. Measures reach from childcare in the university’s own Kinderhaus (childcare centre) to support for working couples through a dual career program (uni.kn/dcc).

Persons with disabilities are explicitly encouraged to apply and will be given preference if appropriately qualified. Please contact our representative for employees with disabilities, Tobias Neumann, sbv@uni-konstanz.de (+ 49 7531 88-4016).



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