The Technische Universität Berlin – Department I (Humanities) – Institut für Philosophie, Literatur-, Wissenschafts- und Technikgeschichte invites applications for the positions of a
University Professor - salary grade W2
of Science and Technology Studies.
The position is supported by funds of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BBAW). The position is filled in cooperation with the BBAW. The position is announced for five years, a perspective for expanding the term is to be developed.
Research and teaching in the field of Sociology of Science and Technology Studies. The successful candidate is expected to cooperate with other reflective fields on science and technology, such as History of Science, History of Technology, Science and Literature, Philosophy of Science, or Gender Studies, and hence to further interdisciplinary collaboration. Cooperation with the Berlin Center for the History of Knowledge will be an advantage. In teaching, the successful candidate will participate in the MA program „Geschichte und Kultur von Wissenschaft und Technik“ and the Interdisciplinary parts of the BA programs „Kultur und Technik“. Courses can be given in German or English language and will be opened in appropriate ways to the TU programs in sociology. The successful candidate will also support the BBAW in researching and reporting for policy constulting, as well as in monitoring and analyzing the effects of secular developments in research such as digitalization. She or he will direct an Interdisciplinary Research group at the BBAW and consult others. Due to the activities at the academy, the position has a reduced teaching obligation of five hours per week.
Candidates must qualify for appointment according to the requirements of § 100 BerlHG, including a university degree, an excellent scientific record demonstrated by a excellent PhD and a postdoctoral degree (Habilitation) or equivalent achievements in the field of Sociology of Science and Technology/ Science and Technology Studies, pedagogic and educational capabilities, to be given proof of by a teaching portfolio (for more information see TUB website, quick access no. 144242).
Excellent research record in the those fields. Experience in interdisciplinary cooperation with other reflective fields on science and technology is an advantage.
How to apply:
Technische Universität Berlin strives to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore strongly encourages qualified female researchers to apply. Qualified individuals with disabilities will be favored.
Technische Universität Berlin is a certified family-friendly higher education institution, and its Dual Career Service offers assistance to you and your family when relocating to Berlin.
Please send your application until 18/03/2017 with the reference number to Technische Universität Berlin – Der Präsident –, Dekan der Fakultät I, Sekr. H 36, Straße des 17. Juni 135, 10623 Berlin. or by email to email@example.com
Please send copies only. Original documents will not be returned.