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Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Fak­ultät VI - Insti­tute of Soci­ology / Rese­arch Train­ing Group

Research assist­ant (PostDoc) - Ent­gelt­gruppe 13 TV-L Ber­liner Hoch­schu­len

Research Train­ing Group 1672 “Innov­a­tion Soci­ety Today: The Reflex­ive Cre­ation of Nov­elty”

part-time employ­ment may be pos­sible

Work­ing field:

The pos­i­tion involves organ­iz­a­tional tasks related to the advance­ment of the­ory and meth­od­o­logy in innov­a­tion research. The holder is fur­ther to pur­sue a research pro­ject (postdoc) of her or his own related to the topic of the research train­ing group (RTG) for the pur­pose of habil­it­a­tion or oth­er­wise acquir­ing the qual­i­fic­a­tion neces­sary for appoint­ment to a ten­ured pro­fess­or­ship; par­ti­cip­ate in design­ing and imple­ment­ing the research train­ing group’s study pro­gram; con­duct sem­inars as part of the elect­ive pro­gram; sup­port and mentor the RTG’s doc­toral can­did­ates; par­ti­cip­ate in devel­op­ing an “innov­a­tion soci­ety” work­ing group to advance the innov­a­tion soci­ety thesis; par­ti­cip­ate in integ­rat­ing the RTG’s vari­ous activ­it­ies and pro­jects and coordin­at­ing the “Innov­a­tion Soci­ety” work­ing group; and assist in mat­ters related to qual­ity assur­ance and eval­u­ation of the RTG.


The applic­ant is required to have suc­cess­fully com­pleted uni­versity degree (Mas­ter, Dip­lom or equi­val­ent) and PhD in soci­ology or another social sci­ence with a dis­ser­ta­tion related to the topic of the RTG; a pro­nounced interest that is reflec­ted in pre­vi­ous pub­lic­a­tions; exper­i­ence in inter­dis­cip­lin­ary col­lab­or­a­tion and uni­versity-level teach­ing; excel­lent know­ledge of the the­or­et­ical and meth­od­o­lo­gical found­a­tions of innov­a­tion research; and pro­fi­ciency in Ger­man.

Please find fur­ther inform­a­tion about the RTG on our web­site:

How to ap­ply:

Please send your writ­ten applic­a­tion with the ref­er­ence num­ber and the usual doc­u­ments (in par­tic­u­lar a six-page proposal outlining your research project, your CV, a list of your publications and teaching experience, a copy of your doctoral certificate, your three most important academic articles, and the names of two references) to Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Ber­lin - Der Präsid­ent - Fakultät VI, Institut für Soziologie, Prof. Dr. Arnold Windeler, Sekr. FH 9-1, Fraunhoferstr. 33-36, 10587 Berlin or by e-mail to

To ensure equal oppor­tu­nit­ies bet­ween women and men, app­li­ca­ti­ons by women with the requi­red qua­li­fi­ca­ti­ons are expli­citly desi­red.
Qua­li­fied indi­vi­du­als with disa­bi­li­ties will be favo­red. The TU Berlin values the diversity of its members and is committed to the goals of equal opportunities.

Please send cop­ies only. Ori­gi­nal docu­ments will not be retur­ned.