Position as Professor of Public Policy/ Social Policy in Berlin

The Hertie School of Governance is a European Professional School for Public Policy. They are recruiting a Professor of Public Policy

Deadline: 27 November 2016

The recruitment committee will consider profiles combining a disciplinary background in the social sciences (e.g. political science, sociology, economics) with expertise in comparative social policy analysis. We are open to various areas of specialization, such as labour and employment policies, pension, health, education, migration, mobility, and family policy, social inequality, and adjacent areas such as corporate social responsibility. The incumbent is expected to teach the core course “The Policy Process” and other courses with a focus on public policy in the School´s programmes, conduct research, contribute to public debates on public policy, and reach out to decision-makers in relevant fields. The position is full-time, for four (professorship) or six years (assistant professorship), and may be extended. The expected start date is 1 September 2017.

The Hertie School particularly encourages applications from female sThe Hertie School will review applications that include a letter of motivation and a current curriculum vitae (publication list, degrees earned, if applicable: positions held, teaching experience, research projects, awards received), and, if applicable, teaching evaluations. Junior candidates (applying for the assistant professorship) should submit two writing samples and include three letters of recommendation from professors familiar with their work.

The Hertie School particularly encourages applications from female scholars and from candidates with international backgrounds.

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Please send your application to facultyrecruitment@hertie-school.org indicating where you found the advertisement.

For information about the Hertie School visit www.hertie-school.org.

For questions about the position, please contact the President/Dean Professor Helmut K. Anheier, PhD (anheier@hertie-school.org).

Strict confidentiality in the application process is assured. The Hertie School is an equal opportunity employer.