Senior Researcher in Political Economy

Company/Organization
Max-Planck-Institut For the Study of Societies
Opportunity Type
Job
Location
Cologne, Germany
Deadline
March 2, 2018
Link to Post
https://jobs.mpifg.de/Register.aspx?lang=EN&AID=140

Description

Senior Researcher in Political Economy

as part of the Political Economy Research Group
headed by Prof. Lucio Baccaro

The Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies (MPIfG) is seeking a senior researcher in political economy with a substantive focus on the analysis of growth models; social blocs and social coalitions undergirding growth models; and/or the politics of macroeconomic policy.
The successful candidate will be part of the Political Economy Research Group headed by Prof. Lucio Baccaro. For more information about the group’s research agenda, please go to www.mpifg.de/index_en.asp > Research.

Applicants are required to have completed a PhD in political science, sociology, or
economics, and show a promise of excellence in their publication record. Excellent English is essential.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to pursue a habilitation and to teach at the International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy (IMPRS-SPCE, imprs.mpifg.de).

The position is for an initial three-year period with an option, following a successful evaluation, for another three years.

We offer excellent working conditions in an internationally oriented research institute.

Pay and benefits depend on qualifications and are based on the German public sector pay agreement (TVöD-Bund).

The Max Planck Society aims to increase the share of women in academic positions. It supports all employees in achieving work and family life balance and has
been certified by the “berufundfamilie” audit. We are committed to employing more handicapped individuals and explicitly encourage them to apply.

Please submit your application as a single PDF file at jobs.mpifg.de by March 2, 2018.


Max-Planck-Institut für Gesellschaftsforschung
Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies
Paulstr. 3 | 50676 Cologne | Germany
www.mpifg.de

How to Apply

Please submit your application as a single PDF file at jobs.mpifg.de by March 2, 2018.

Your application should include a cover letter, a 2-to-3-page project proposal, a CV, copies of your qualifications, a list of publications, a selected journal
article, and the names and addresses of two referees.