Research Assistent (EG 13 TV-H) - INCHER

International Centre for Higher Education Research (INCHER-Kassel) (Prof. Dr. Georg Krücken). The International Centre for Higher Education Research (INCHER-Kassel) is an internationally well-known interdisciplinary research center at the Uni-versity 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.

deadline for submission:


start of recruitment :

at the next possible time

reference number:


applications to:


Full-time position. This is a fixed term-position of three years with the possibility of extending the contract for a further two 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).



  • independent research in that research area "Scientific Change" (including preparation for a post-doctoral degree)
  • coordination and advancement of the research area „Scientific Change“ at INCHER-Kassel
  • independent application for research grants and supervision of projects in the research area „Scientific Change"
  • teaching two semester hours per week in the area of higher education research



  • university degree in the social or economic sciences
  • a Ph.D. in the social or economic sciences
  • profound competence in methods of empirical research in the social sciences and science studies (e.g., bibliometrics)
  • profound knowledge in research on higher education and the sciences
  • knowledge of academic procedures and structures
  • exceptional articulateness both orally and in writing
  • For the post-doc position experiences with international collaboration are desirable


Of advantage:

  • Experience in teaching in higher education and in academic self governance
  • experience with the raising of funding for research projects and the coordination of research teams
  • ascertained ability to publish in international peer-reviewed journals


Applicants are expected to submit a research proposal for a post-doctoral degree and a short draft on the advancement of the research area "Scientific Change".


Place of work is the International Centre for Higher Education Research (INCHER-Kassel).


For further information please contact Prof. Dr. Georg Krücken, Tel.: 0561-804-3994, E-Mail: kruecken[at]incher.uni-kassel[dot]de.


The protection of your personal data is very important to us, so we will handle your personal data with care. By your application, you allow us to store and use your data in the sense of the Hessian Data Protection Act. You can object to this at any time. Your personal data will be deleted.


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 bewerbungen[at]uni-kassel[dot]de, quoting the applicable reference number.