Friday, August 05, 2011


EMPLOYMENT: Junior Professor for Rural Sociology, University of Hohenheim

The Faculty of Agricultural Sciences invites applications for a Junior Professor (W1) for “Rural Sociology” at the Institute of Social Sciences in the Agricultural Sector.

The successful applicant should demonstrate clear potential to strengthen and to further develop research and teaching in the area of rural sociology and extension. The candidate is well experienced in using and developing appropriate scientific methods and willing to apply them in rural sociology studies. Good teaching skills are required, and the applicant is expected to teach in undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the fields of Agricultural Sciences both in English and in German. Successful acquisitions of third party funding and interdisciplinary collaborations including significant contributions to the Scientific Centers of the University are expected.

Initially, the appointment is limited to a four year period, but can be extended after positive evaluation to six years in total with tenure track option on level W3.

The University attempts to increase the number of female scientists and strongly encourages women to apply.
In case of identical qualifications, disabled applicants are given preference

Candidates with an outstanding doctoral degree and publications of high international recognition are invited to send their applications together with the usual credentials including C.V. and letter of motivation to the address below by September, 30 2011.

Faculty of Agricultural Sciences (300)
Universität Hohenheim
70593 Stuttgart, Germany


Deadline: September 30, 2011

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