Professorship in International Politics – Global Inequality (f/m/d)

Fulltime, Salary level W3

Job Offer Reference No. 2020/247. The Professorship at the Department of Politics and Public Administration is supposed to start on the 1st of October 2021.

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 successful candidate will contribute to the Cluster of Excellence “The Politics of Inequality” ( and has a focus in research and teaching in International Politics broadly defined. We are looking for candidates that apply rigorous empirical methods to study inequality in areas such as politics, education, economics, communication, environmental resources or health, ideally with a comparative focus on countries beyond the OECD. A doctoral degree in Political Science or a related discipline is required. Applicants should have an established track record of publishing in top-ranked scientific outlets, and should have successfully secured third-party funding.

The ability to teach in German is an asset, but not a requirement. For further information please contact the Spokesperson of the Cluster of Excellence, Prof. Marius Busemeyer ( or the Head of Department, Prof. Gerald Schneider (phone +49 (0)7531/88-2608;

The University of Konstanz is committed to ensuring an environment that provide equal opportunities and promotes diversity as well as a good balance between university and family life. To find out how we support working couples through our dual career program, please visit:

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We look forward to receiving your application with the usual documents (cover letter, CV including a list of publications and details on teaching experience, two relevant academic papers, copies of academic certificates, and teaching evaluations) as a single pdf-file by the 31th of January 2021 via our Online Application Portal.



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