Interim professorship, complementing the field of International Politics (f/m/d)

Fulltime, analogous to W2 in a non-tariff employment relationship

Job Offer Reference No. 2021/104. The Department of Politics and Public Administration seeks to fill this position from October 1, 2021, to March 31, 2024.

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 tasks of the interim professor include 9 hours of teaching per semester in German and English at the BA and MA level, with a special focus on the area “International Administration and Conflict Management” of the MA program. We expect that the application has a research focus on the areas of inter-state conflicts and/or the politics of the Global South. Teaching experience, an excellent doctorate in political science or a related discipline, habilitation-equivalent achievements and internationally visible publications are required.

Information can be obtained from Profs. Katharina Holzinger (, Dirk Leuffen ( and Gerald Schneider (

We look forward to receiving your application with the usual documents (cover letter, CV including a list of publications and a list of courses taught, copies of academic certificates, transcripts of teaching evaluations, if available) as a single pdf-file by May 15, 2021, via our Online Application Portal.

The University of Konstanz is committed to ensuring an environment that provides equal opportunities and promotes diversity as well as a good balance between university and family life. As an equal opportunity employer, we strive to increase the number of women working in research and teaching. We also support working couples through our dual career program ( Persons with disabilities are explicitly encouraged to apply. They will be given preference if appropriately qualified (contact +49 7531 88-4016).



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