The Hertie School is recruiting an
Assistant Professor of International Relations (f/m/div)
The Hertie School is recruiting a tenure-track Assistant Professor of International Relations. We are looking for a scholar with demonstrated expertise in international institutions, cooperation and global governance, exploring key global challenges and regimes, such as global norms, human rights, migration, peace or trade. Experience in a range of research methods and approaches, in particular multi-method approaches, is a plus. The successful candidate will contribute to teaching IR courses in the School’s Master of International Affairs program, in particular the core course on Global Politics.
Applicants for this position must have a doctoral degree in political science or international relations (or expect to have this degree by the start of employment). We are interested in early career scholars in particular. The successful candidate will be appointed as Assistant Professor with a six-year clock (two three-year contracts) with the possibility of tenure. The expected start date is August 1, 2022.
The Hertie School seeks faculty with demonstrated capacity for research at the highest levels in their discipline. We recruit faculty who will create a climate that embraces excellence and diversity with a strong commitment to high-quality graduate teaching and innovative research of interest to the international scholarly community and policy-makers.
Candidates are expected to work well in an interdisciplinary, international environment with English as the language of instruction and operation. The successful candidate will teach courses in the School’s Master, Executive, and PhD programmes. As a professional school of public policy, the Hertie School’s degree programmes are exclusively at the master’s and doctoral levels.
As a private non-profit graduate school of public policy, endowed and supported by the Hertie Foundation, the Hertie School offers an internationally competitive salary as well as a paid sabbatical after every five semesters. We provide excellent working conditions with outstanding financial and administrative support for research. The Hertie School is fully embedded in Berlin’s vibrant research landscape and has close ties to the top institutions of the European and international teaching and research community.
The Hertie School is a diverse, international and lively community located in the heart of Berlin. We welcome all applications – irrespective of gender, nationality, ethnic or social origin, religion, disability, age, or sexual orientation. The Hertie School expressly encourages women and/or persons from ethnic groups underrepresented in German Academia to apply. Equally qualified applicants with disabilities will be given preference. The Hertie School takes a family friendly workplace seriously. Under German law, there is standard paid leave for parents after the birth or adoption of a child.
The deadline for the submission of applications is 15 September 2021. The Hertie School will review applications that include a letter of motivation, a current curriculum vitae (publication list, degrees earned, if applicable: positions held, teaching experience, research projects, awards received), two writing samples and, if applicable, teaching evaluations. Three letters of recommendation from professors familiar with the applicant’s work should be included.
For questions about the position, please contact Professor Anita Gohdes, Professor of International and Cyber Security at the Hertie School.
Strict confidentiality in the application process is assured.