Ausgeschriebene Professuren / Open Faculty Positions

Assistenzprofessur für Politikwissenschaft mit Schwerpunkt Direkte Demokratie und Partizipation / Assistant Professorship in Political Science with a focus on Direct Democracy and Participation

Deutsche Stellenausschreibung (Pop-up-Fenster)

The University of Zurich invites applications for an Assistant Professorship in Political Science with a focus on Direct Democracy and Participation. The position is for a six-year period, pending review after the first three years.

Candidates should demonstrate the potential to develop an internationally recognized research track record on the topic of direct democracy and participation, focusing particularly on the behavior of voters and elites. The assistant professorship is related to an interdisciplinary research project on Direct Democracy and Populism in Europe, located at the Centre for Democracy Studies in Aarau. Teaching is within the BA, MA and PhD curricula of the Department of Political Science (IPZ).

The University of Zurich provides a dynamic and collaborative international environment for teaching and research, and offers generous research and teaching support. In addition, the holder of the position is eligible to apply for Swiss National Science Foundation funding, as well as many other grant programs in Switzerland and Europe.

The position will be filled as soon as possible. Candidates should hold a PhD degree in Political Science at the time of application and have an excellent record of academic achievements in the relevant field. Teaching may be carried out in English; the teaching load is two to four hours per week throughout the semester. Non-German speaking candidates are encouraged to acquire a working knowledge of German within the first two years of appointment. We specifically encourage women to apply.

For further information please contact Prof. Dr. Daniel Kübler, Director of the Centre for Democracy Studies (

Ausschreibung: 10. August 2016 / Date of Publication: August 10, 2016
Bewerbungsfrist: 25. September 2016 / Application Deadline: September 25, 2016

Online-Bewerbung / Online Application

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