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Part-time position in the DFG Research Unit "Horizontal Europeanization" at the University of Oldenburg at the earliest date possible, subject to release of funds

The Jean-Monnet Centre for European Studies and Transnational Regulations is offering a part-time position (3 years, 0.5 fte, payment group 13, degree 1 of the General Framework Agreement on Public Services in the Federal States of Germany (TVL)) in the research domain Sociology of Europeanization.

The holder of the position will be expected to support the coordination of the research group "Horizontal Europeanization" funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) regarding the preparation of the final conference, the final publication and the final report.

The research group analyses the opening up of hitherto largely nationally regulated and delimited social fields and spaces through increasing cross-border contacts and a stronger transnationalization of social interactions, attitudes and interpretations. The research group, which is coordinated by the University of Oldenburg, consists of eight research projects conducted at various German and Austrian universities (

The holder of the position will be given the opportunity to conduct her or his own research and qualification project in the framework of subproject 7 "Europeanization of Social Inequalities".

Applicants must hold an academic degree (diploma or master) in social sciences. Furthermore, applicants must have a solid background in social stratification and inequality research as well as quantitative data analysis.

We are looking for a self-reliant and goal-oriented candidate with excellent scientific, methodological, communication and writing skills. Knowledge of European sociological research is desired.

The University of Oldenburg is dedicated to increasing the percentage of female academic employees. Therefore, female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. In accordance with § 21 Section 3 NHG, female candidates with equal qualifications will be preferentially considered.

Handicapped applicants will be given preference in the case of equal qualifications.

Please send your application, preferably by e-mail in a single pdf-document, to or to Prof. Dr. Martin Heidenreich, Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg, Fakultät I, Institut für Sozialwissenschaften, D - 26111 Oldenburg, Germany. Keyword: 2017-02-Sozialstruktur-HoEu. The closing date for this application is July 26, 2017.

Please do not send us any folders or originals, as applications delivered by post cannot be returned.


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