The University of Konstanz has been successful in the German Excellence Initiative and Excellence Strategy since 2007.
“The Politics of Inequality” is a Cluster of Excellence at the University of Konstanz within the framework of the Excellence Strategy of the federal and state governments.
The cluster-funded project “Political elites and inequality: Information, heuristics and policy” studies how political elites acquire and process information about inequality and redistributive policies using survey and experimental designs. The interdisciplinary project team consists of Prof. Dr. Christian Breunig (political science), Prof. Dr. Friedrich Breyer (Economics), Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Gaissmaier (Psychology), and Prof. Dr. Guido Schwerdt (Economics).
The successful applicant will be a member of the project team and contributes to its research activities. Developing an independent research agenda within the project is highly encouraged. Applications are open to excellent postdoctoral researchers in the fields of Political Science, Economics, or Psychology (minimum requirement: doctoral thesis submitted) with a keen interest in the project’s research goals. An in-depth understanding of survey methods and experimental design is expected.
– A letter of motivation.
– A Curriculum Vitae, including a list of publications.
– A certification of a completed doctoral degree or submitted thesis (the latter to be issued by the main doctoral advisor).
– names of two potential referees for us to contact.
Please arrange your application documents into a single PDF file to submit your application via our Online Application Portal. The deadline for application is: 5 November 2019, 12:00 pm CET. For further information, please contact Christian Breunig: email@example.com. For more information on the Cluster, please visit: http://inequality.uni.kn.