2 Job opportunities at The Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES) of the University of Mannheim

The MZES s Germany’s largest university-based social science research centre.

The MZES is an interdisciplinary research institute of the University of Mannheim dedicated to comparative European social research and the analysis of European integration processes.

Deadline for applications for both positions is April 30, 2018

The positions are:

Fellow position in social sciences with a focus on methods in political science

This vacancy is in the Centre’s Data and Methods Unit. The responsibilities include the initiation of own research projects and consulting services as well as support for MZES research projects. Services in the field of research on parties and elections in Europe are particularly welcome. The MZES will provide an annual budget for travel and research assistants. For more information about this position go to:


Fellowship in the MZES Research Department A »European Societies and their Integration«

The Centre seeks to recruit an outstanding social scientist as a Research Fellow to work in Research Department A »European Societies and their Integration«. Successful candidates are expected to publish in international academic journals. They should develop and direct projects in one of the department’s three research areas and attract research grants. For more information about this position go to:


For both positions:Applications may be submitted in German or English.                                              The deadline for applications for both positions is April 30, 2018.

As an equal opportunity employer, the University of Mannheim particularly encourages applications from women and persons with disabilities.

To apply online, please go to:


Letters of recommendation are optional; they may be sent to                                                philipp.heldmann@mzes.uni-mannheim.de  

For further information about the Centre, please visit the MZES website:                                                      www.mzes.uni-mannheim.de

For more information about the position, please contact Philipp Heldmann at               philipp.heldmann@mzes.uni-mannheim.de