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Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Fac­ulty VI - Insti­tute of Soci­ology / Soci­ology of Tech­no­logy and Innov­a­tion

Rese­arch Assist­ant - 0.65 work­ing time - salary grade E13 TV-L Ber­liner Hoch­schu­len

under the reserve that funds are gran­ted

Work­ing field:

The aim of the pro­ject „Peer Review: a field-com­par­at­ive per­spect­ive” is to identify field-spe­cific prac­tices of peer review and to explain field-spe­cific mech­an­isms of qual­ity assess­ment. Case stud­ies in six research fields are planned in order to explore the rela­tion­ship between field-spe­cific assess­ment prac­tices and the cor­res­pond­ing every­day research prac­tices.

Tasks include par­ti­cip­a­tion in the con­cep­tual pre­par­a­tion, con­duct and ana­lysis of the planned empir­ical stud­ies (obser­va­tions, qual­it­at­ive inter­views, bib­li­o­met­ric ana­lyses, qual­it­at­ive con­tent ana­lyses). It is pos­sible to develop your own dis­ser­ta­tion topic based on the data col­lec­ted in the empir­ical stud­ies.

Fur­ther inform­a­tion on the pro­ject can be obtained from Grit Laudel (


  • suc­cess­fully com­pleted uni­versity degree (Mas­ter, Dip­lom or equi­val­ent) in a social sci­ences dis­cip­line with a focus on sci­ence stud­ies, organ­isa­tional soci­ology or pro­fes­sional soci­ology.
  • Excel­lent Eng­lish lan­guage skills; good com­mand of Ger­man required; will­ing­ness to Ger­man is expec­ted
  • High degree of inde­pend­ence and com­mit­ment in the organ­isa­tion and real­isa­tion of pre­dom­in­antly qual­it­at­ive empir­ical stud­ies
  • Basic know­ledge of bib­li­o­met­ric ana­lyses is desir­able.

How to ap­ply:

Please send your applic­a­tion with the ref­er­ence num­ber and the usual doc­u­ments only by email as a single PDF doc­u­ment to Prof. Dr. Schulz-Schaef­fer (

By sub­mit­ting your applic­a­tion via email you con­sent to hav­ing your data elec­tron­ic­ally pro­cessed and saved. Please note that we do not provide a guar­anty for the pro­tec­tion of your per­sonal data when sub­mit­ted as unpro­tec­ted file. Please find our data pro­tec­tion notice acc. DSGVO (Gen­eral Data Pro­tec­tion Reg­u­la­tion) at the TU staff depart­ment homepage: or quick access 214041.

To ensure equal oppor­tun­it­ies between women and men, applic­a­tions by women with the required qual­i­fic­a­tions are expli­citly desired. Qual­i­fied indi­vidu­als with dis­ab­il­it­ies will be favored. The TU Ber­lin val­ues the diversity of its mem­bers and is com­mit­ted to the goals of equal oppor­tun­it­ies.

Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Ber­lin - Der Präsid­ent - Fak­ultät VI, Insti­tut für Sozi­olo­gie, FG Tech­nik- und Innov­a­tionssozi­olo­gie, Prof. Dr. Schulz-Schaef­fer, Sekr. FH 9-1, Fraunhofer­str. 33-36, 10587 Ber­lin