The University of Kassel is a modern and growing University with round about 25.000 students. She has an extraordinary wide section with expertise of nature, technique, culture and society.

The Faculty of Social Sciences is seeking a highly qualified individual for the following position:

Professor (m/f/o) (W3 salary level) “International Relations with Emphasis on Latin America”

Closes: 08.07.2021
Date of Hire: as soon as possible
Reference: 34110

Please note that only applications received via the application portal of the University of Kassel can be considered. Find the online application:

Full-time position. The prerequisites for employment and performance requirements are determined by §§ 61, 62 of the Higher Education Act of the Federal State of Hesse (HHG. The subject area is to be represented in teaching and research. Teaching responsibilities extend equally to all courses of study in Political Science (BA/MA and teaching degree). In research, experience in several Latin American regions is expected, as is the establishment and expansion of collaborative relationships with regional centers within the Center for Advanced Latin American Studies (CALAS; http://www.calas.lat). Excellent proficiency in Spanish and a particular familiarity with social science issues in the CALAS research areas of "Social Inequalities" and "Ecological Transformation" are required.

A very good (or better) doctorate in political science and a habilitation or post-doctoral achievements in political science with reference to Latin America are required as well as other excellent scholarly publications on international relations. Experience in attracting external funding and in managing research units is expected. To promote the research and career progress of junior researchers, the appointee is expected to contribute to structured doctoral programs. Commitment to academic self-governance is required.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Prof. Dr. Christoph Scherrer, Tel.: +49 561 804-3253, E-Mail: scherrer(at)uni-kassel.de

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The University of Kassel is very interested in the professional satisfaction of its employees. It is distinguished as a family-friendly university and, in the interests of equal opportunities, strives to offer everyone the same opportunities for development and to counteract existing disadvantages. It promotes the Family Welcome Service and also the Dual Career Service for positions that are scientifically and academically filled. One of the strategic goals of the University of Kassel is to significantly increase the proportion of women in research and teaching. Applications from women are therefore particularly welcome. Seriously handicapped and equivalent applicants are given preference if they have the same suitability, qualifications and professional performance. Full-time positions are generally divisible (except when filling civil servant positions).

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