Chair of International Relations

Zeppelin University
  • Location
    Friedrichshafen, Germany
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  • Posted
    May 10

Position description

Zeppelin University (ZU) in Friedrichshafen at Lake Constance is a state-approved privately funded university with BA, MA and PhD programs in the fields of economics, culture and politics. It is dedicated to multidisciplinarity, internationality and individuality in both research and teaching.

Within the Department of Political and Social Sciences at ZU, a vacancy for the Chair of International Relations (f/m/d) is to be filled at the earliest possible date.

The prospective candidate is expected to represent the entire field of International Relations in teaching, particularly the theoretical foundations of International Relations. Key areas of research may include, for example, international institutions and organizations, international political economy, climate policy, sustainability, or development.

Applicants should have an outstanding, distinguished research record, for example, in the form of international peer-reviewed publications and successful acquisition of external funding. Furthermore, excellent didactic skills are expected, as well as an interest in developing and implementing innovative teaching formats and a willingness to support student research. Interest in interdisciplinary research is also desired, as is participation in acquiring competitive external funding for research projects. Willingness to participate in academic self-governance is also expected.

The appointment requirements pursuant to § 47 of the State University Act apply. Severely disabled applicants will be given preference if they are suitable. Zeppelin University supports the compatibility of family and career and promotes gender equality in the academic world. It therefore particularly encourages qualified female academics to apply.

Application instructions

Applications with the usual documents (cover letter, curriculum vitae, certificates of academic degrees, list of publications with details of working papers under review, list of courses held, student evaluations, overview of third-party funding acquired), a presentation of the research concept and the didactic approach (no more than two pages each) as well as three selected publications are to be sent exclusively electronically in a pdf document by May 31, 2022 to the Chair of the Appointment Committee Prof Dr Schneiker, attn. Nadja Hörsch (email [email protected])

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