Full Professorship of Cultural Sociology
University of Freiburg Institute of Sociology

The Faculty of Humanities of the University of Freiburg invites applications for a Full Professorship (W 3) for Cultural Sociology (Nachfolge Ulrich Bröckling) in the Institute of Sociology.
  • Application deadline: 05.07.2024
  • Publication date: 22.05.2024
  • Start-date: 01.10.2025
  • Fulltime position
  • Id no.: 00003784


The future holder of the position is expected to represent the field of cultural sociology in its entire breadth in research and teaching. Close cooperation with neighboring disciplines dealing with the study of culture as well as participation in interdisciplinary and interfaculty research projects and university centers are also expected. High-quality teaching and personal commitment are expected in the Bachelor's and Master's programs in Sociology, in the Master's program in Interdisciplinary Anthropology, as well as in the supervision of doctoral students.

Prerequisites for the employment of Professors are a university degree, an outstanding dissertation and an excellent publication record. Substantial achievements and experience in academic research and teaching, at the level of a Habilitation according to the German academic system, are expected.

The following application documents are to be submitted: Curriculum vitae, Certificates of degrees and academic qualifications, Complete list of papers and invited lectures specifying the five most important publications, including at least one monograph.

We are particularly pleased to receive applications from women for the position advertised here.

The university supports individuals appointed to professorial positions through a Dual Career Service and a Family Service.


Please send your application including supporting documents mentioned above and the application form citing the reference number 00003784, by 05.07.2024 at the latest. Please send your application to the following address in written or electronic form:

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Dekanat der Philosophischen Fakultät
Prodekan Prof. Dr. Oliver Müller
Werthmannstraße 8
79098 Freiburg

Elektronisch: philosfak@dekanate.uni-freiburg.de

For further information, please contact Frau Bettina Ragen on the phone number +49 761 203-3371 or E-Mail philosfak@dekanate.uni-freiburg.de. Further information on the appointment procedure can be found in the Code for Practice for professorial appointments (in German).

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