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Research Fellow (post-doc) at the Center for Global Constitutionalism

WZB Berlin Social Science Center. Berlin, 03.08.2017

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The WZB Berlin Social Science Center is offering a position for a

research fellow (post-doc)

at the Center for Global Constitutionalism headed by Professor Dr. Mattias Kumm. The position is to be filled full-time (currently 39 weekly hours), preferably starting on Nov. 1, 2017, for the period of three years.

The successful applicant will also be the Managing Editor of Global Constitutionalism, a leading Cambridge University Press Journal in the field.

Responsibilities:
  • research on comparative, European or international constitutional law or the history and theory of constitutionalism within the research program of the Center of Global Constitutionalism
  • serving as Managing Editor of Global Constitutionalism - Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law (CUP), esp. managing the online submission process, correspondence with authors, editors, CUP etc.
Requirements:
  • excellent Doctoral degree preferably in Law, alternatively in Political Science or Political Philosophy
  • background and research orientation in themes related to Global Constitutionalism
  • international research experience
  • ability to work well independently as well as part of a team
  • good time- and self-management
  • structured working approach
  • good communication skills
Salary: In accordance with German Public Service Collective Agreement Pay Scale we offer pay group up to TVöD EG 14, depending on qualifications, experience and specific allocation of tasks.

Equally well-qualified disabled persons will be given preference.

The WZB expressly invites women and people with an immigrant background to apply.

Candidates are kindly requested to submit an application - in English or German - with a cover letter, CV, list of publications, copies of relevant certificates and two letters of recommendation as well as a one- to three-page outline of their research proposals in electronic format (preferably one pdf only, no more than two pdf files!) by 12th September 2017 to:
Zertifikat Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin
für Sozialforschung gGmbH
Hilde Ottschofski
Reichpietschufer 50, 10785 Berlin
ottschofski@wzb.eu

Bewerbungsschluss: 12.09.2017