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Institution Faculty of Social Sciences - Geschwister-Scholl-Institute of Political Science (GSI), Chairs of International Relations and Global Governance and Public Policy
Remuneration group TV-L E13
Full-time / Part-time Part-time (65%; 26.065 hours/week)
Start date 2023-04-01 (initially restricted to a duration of three years, with the possibility to extend the duration)
Application deadline 2023-02-20

About us:

The research group International Relations & Global Governance (Prof. Berthold Rittberger & Prof. Bernhard Zangl) at the Geschwister-Scholl-Institute of Political Science at the Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich (LMU) is advertising with a start date of 1st April, 2023 the position of a pre-doctoral researcher in International Relations (65% part time, TV-L E13).

We are looking for you:

Pre-Doctoral researcher (m/f/x)

in Munich

Your tasks and responsibilities:

  • Carrying out your own doctoral project, with a focus on international institutions (especially the European Union) that ideally relates to the main research interests of the research group.
  • Participation in joint research projects and activities.
  • Teaching 3.25 ‘semester hours’ (3 seminars per academic year).
  • Support the research group in tasks of academic self-government.

Your qualifications:

  • You have obtained an excellent Master-degree in Political Science.
  • You have a distinct interest in the scientific study of international relations in general and international institutions (especially the European Union) in specific.
  • You have a very good understanding of qualitative and/or quantitative research methods.
  • You are highly motivated to carry out your own research whilst contributing to a dedicated team.

Benefits:

  • Pay is based on TV-L ‚Entgeltgruppe’ E13. For pre-doctoral fellows the position will be filled as a part-time position (65%, 26.065 hours per week).
  • The successful applicant is expected to start on 1st April, 2023 for an initial period of three years.
  • Your workplace will be centrally located in Munich and can be easily reached by public transport.
  • LMU has signed the "Charter of Diversity" and is committed to the diversity of its employees. We actively promote equality between women and men.
  • More information on the Family Service of LMU can be found here.

People with disabilities who are equally as qualified as other applicants will receive preferential treatment.

Contact:

Applications should include the following:

  • Letter of interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Degree transcripts of your Bachelor and Master degrees
  • A short research proposal for a doctoral research project (approx. 2000 words).

Please send your application as a single pdf-document (max. 5MB) to Karin Nutzinger: sekretariat.rittberger@gsi.uni-muenchen.de by 20th February, 2023. For inquiries, please do not hesitate to contact Prof. Dr. Berthold Rittberger: berthold.rittberger@gsi.lmu.de.

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