Post-Doctoral Researcher (EG 13 TV-H) - at the University of Kassel International Centre for Higher Education Research (INCHER-Kassel) (Prof. Dr. Georg Krücken) - as soon as possible

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At the University of Kassel International Centre for Higher Education Research (INCHER-Kassel) (Prof. Dr. Georg Krücken)  - as soon as possible

Post-Doctoral Researcher (EG 13 TV-H)

Full-time position. This is a fixed term-position of three years with the possibility of extending the contract for a further three years (position for academic qualification corresponding to § 65 HHG i.V.m. § 2 Abs. 1 Satz 1 WissZeitVG; opportunity to pursue a post-doctoral degree “Habilitation”).

The International Centre for Higher Education Research (INCHER) is an internationally well-known interdisciplinary research center at the University of Kassel. Research at INCHER is characterized by a broad array of themes, continuity and sustainability. European and international comparative research is of particular importance for its work in the social sciences of higher education.


We are looking for a researcher for the coordination and advancement of the research area „governance and organization“ at INCHER-Kassel. Among your tasks is independent research in that area, leading to the preparation of a “Habilitation”. In addition, independent application for research grants and supervision of projects in the research area „governance and organization“ are part of your tasks. Furthermore, the position includes teaching one course per semester in the area of higher education research.


Requirement is a Ph.D. in the social sciences or a methodologically comparable Ph.D. Also, profound knowledge of governance, organization and higher education research as well as competencies in quantitative and/or qualitative methods of empirical research in the social sciences are required. Experiences with international collaboration and a strong international orientation are preferable as well as the ability to publish in international peer-reviewed journals. Experience with the coordination of (research) teams is of advantage. Ability to communicate and to work in a team are expected.

Applicants are expected to submit a research proposal for a „Habilitation“, a short draft on the advancement of the research area, and a statement by an external expert on the applicant.

For further information please contact: Prof. Dr. Georg Krücken (Tel.:0561 804-3994, E-Mail:

The University of Kassel is an equal opportunity employer and aims at a clear increase of the proportion of women in research and teaching. Qualified women are therefore expressly requested to apply. Under the precondition of equal qualification, disabled persons will be preferred. Applications indicating the Position Number, which may be in digital form, should be sent to the President of the University of Kassel, 34109 Kassel, Germany or

Bewerbungsfrist: 02.07.2015
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