MPIfG: Tenure-Track Research Group Leader; Economic Sociology

Study in:Germany
Deadline: 31 January 2018

The Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies (MPIfG) is seeking a Tenure-Track Research Group Leader in the field of economic sociology.

Starting date: October 1, 2018 (or earlier)

Duration: initially for 5 years; possibility of tenure

Task and responsibilities:

  • Selected candidate is expected to be involved in teaching and PhD advising at the International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy (IMPRS-SPCE).
  • A strong knowledge of methods, either quantitative or qualitative, is necessary.


  • Applicants must have several years of postdoctoral research experience.
  • Applicant must hold PhD in Sociology or a related discipline
  • Applicant must demonstrate excellent research track record.


  • Application to be submitted as a single PDF at including the following:
  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • Copies of degree certificates
  • Publication list
  • Research proposal for the suggested research group (2–3 page)
  • Names and addresses of two referees
—————–Quick Overview————-
Organization Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies (MPIfG)
Fellowship Level Scientist
Country Germany
Subject areas Social Sciences, Sociology
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 31 January 2018

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