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PhD Student (f/m) in Public Administration

University of Konstanz. Konstanz, 10.11.2016

The University of Konstanz, with its Institutional Strategy to promote Top-Level Research, has been receiving continuous funding since 2007 within the framework of the Excellence Initiative by the German Federal and State Governments.
The Chair of Public Administration, Prof. Dr. Ines Mergel, at the University of Konstanz, is hiring a

PhD Student
(Salary Scale 13 TV-L/50 %)

The position starts on 1 April 2017. The candidate will have the opportunity to finish her/his doctoral thesis during the time of employment.
Requirements include:
A Master of Public Administration or Master of Public Management degree or a degree in business/public administration informatics and an interest in working on applied academic research in the field of digital transformation of the public sector.
The research group for Professor Mergel focuses on topics like:
Digital transformation of the public sector, specifically topics like co-design of online services, Open Innovation, Big Data, Open Government, Social Media, and the adoption of other non-conventional technologies and practices in the public sector. A pre-requisite is excellent proficiency in written and spoken English, independent and self-driven work, as well as experience in (English written) academic work and writing.
For questions please send an email to: office.mergel@uni-konstanz.de .
The University of Konstanz encourages disabled persons to apply. They will be given preference if appropriately qualified (contact + 49 7531/ 88-4016 und 88-2834).
The University of Konstanz is an equal opportunity employer that tries to increase the number of women in research and teaching.
logo The University of Konstanz has been certified as a familyfriendly institution by the Hertie Foundation and is committed to further the compatibility of work and family life.
The University of Konstanz offers a „Dual Career Couples Program“. Information can be obtained from: http://www.familie.uni-konstanz.de/dual-career/ .
A full application including a cover letter outlining your experiences and motivation to join the working group, CV, copies of diplomas and other relevant certificates, and 1-3 examples of your previous academic writings have to be submitted in electronic format using the hiring number 2016 / 236 by 16 January 2017 to: office.mergel@uni-konstanz.de.
Review of applications begins immediately.

Bewerbungsschluss: 16.01.2017