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Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Fac­ulty I

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.

Work­ing field:

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

Please send cop­ies only. Ori­ginal doc­u­ments will not be returned.