Research Associate at the Department of Political Science
University of Münster, Department of Political Science

At the Department of Political Science of the University of Westphalia (Prof. Dr. Armin Schäfer) the position is April 1, 2019

a Research Associate (50%)


to occupy. The regular working hours are currently 19 hours 55 minutes a week. Remuneration is based on TV-L E 13. The position is initially limited to three years. There is a possibility to renew. 

Main tasks

The tasks of the job holder include supporting the professorship in research and teaching, especially in the fields of democracy research, political sociology or comparative government. The teaching commitment is 2 semester hours per week. 

The willingness to work in a subject area of the professorship is required. 


  • Graduated in Social Sciences with very good grades, qualifying for a doctorate in Political Science
  • Sound methodological knowledge, especially in the area of quantitative methods and the evaluation of survey data
  • Abilities in dealing with relevant statistical software, in particular Stata or R
  • Structured and independent way of working
  • Very good German and English skills


The WWU Münster advocates gender equality and aims to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching. Applications from women are therefore expressly welcome. Women are given preference for the same suitability, aptitude and professional performance, provided that no reasons prevail in the person of a competitor. 

Handicapped persons are preferentially employed with the same qualifications. 

Your application must include the following documents: Cover letter, CV, certificates, list of completed courses and a thematically relevant sample of writing (chores, theses, etc.). Please send these documents in a PDF file by 31 January 2019 by e-mail to Ms Jutta Siepert ( ).

If you apply for this position please say you saw it on Socioloxy


All Jobs


Harvard University Academic Positions

Kuwait University Current Faculty Openings

Osaka University Academic Opportunities

Purdue University Job Postings for Faculty Positions

Texas Tech University Faculty Openings

Tsinghua University Job Postings

University of Cambridge Job Openings

University of Geneva Faculty Opportunities

University of New South Wales Job Openings

University of Nottingham Research Positions

University of Oslo Academic Jobs

University of Saskatchewan Faculty Positions

University of Southampton Research Vacancies

University of Tokyo Current Academic Vacancies

University of Toronto Open Faculty Positions