Professor of Sociology – General Sociology/Sociological Theory

The department of History and Social Sciences at the Technische Universität Darmstadt invites applications for the position of a

Professor of Sociology – General Sociology/Sociological Theory

The successful candidate will be expected to cover all areas of the discipline, especially in the General Sociology and Sociological Theory. Preference will be given to candidates with a research or teaching orientation focusing on aspects of place or space in regard to relevant sociological topics. Participation in the research focus unit on Urban Research of the Institute and the Department is desired.

Experiences in interdisciplinary cooperation as well as visible international publishing activities and the proof of the acquisition of external funds are essential.

The successful candidate is expected to take responsibility for the modules on Sociological Concepts and Sociological Theory in the departments BA/MA program in sociology. Key lectures in these modules will regularly be offered by the successful candidate. Further the successful candidate is expected to teach in the focus area “Space and Place”.

We require a substantively relevant habilitation or equivalent scientific achievements with a supporting evidence of a University Teaching Certificate.

The position is tenured with a remuneration package commensurate with experience and qualifications, following the German "W-Besoldung" and subject to negociations between the applicant and the university directorate. The regulations for employment are specified under §§ 61 and 62 HHG (Hessisches Hochschulgesetz).

The Technische Universität Darmstadt intends to increase the number of female faculty members and encourages female candidates to apply. In case of equal qualifications applicants with a degree of disability of at least 50 or equal will be given preference.

The Technische Universität Darmstadt is certified as a family-friendly university and offers a dual career program.

Please send applications with the customary documents with the Application Code Number to the following address: Technische Universität Darmstadt, Dekan des Fachbereichs Gesellschafts- und Geschichtswissenschaften, Dolivostr. 15, 64293 Darmstadt, Germany.

Code. No. 164

Application deadline: May 11, 2017