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Job Opening in the Sociology Department

News from Aug 21, 2023

John F. Kennedy Institute - Sociology Department

Research Assistant (praedoc) / Research Associate (praedoc) (m/f/d) with 50%part-time job limited to 4 years Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L FU reference code: code: WiMi_3_Sociology

Deadline: September 4, 2023

Job description:

  • Internationally visible research output aiming at publication in refereed journals and book series
  • Participation in teaching
  •  Active participation in applying for third-party funding
  • The successful candidate has the opportunity to develop her/his academic profile (PhD degree)


Master’s degree in sociology or neighboring social sciences


  • Interest in one or more of the following research topics: economic sociology, historical sociology, political economy, American sociology
  • Experience in working with quantitative data, database construction or computational social sciences
  • Very good language skills in English, more languages are a plus

Weitere Informationen

Applications should be sent by e-mail, together with significant documents (including research proposal and writing sample), indicating the reference code, in PDF format (preferably as one document) to Prof. Dr. Sebastian Kohl: sociology@jfki.fu-berlin.de or postal to

Freie Universität Berlin
Zentralinstitut John-F.-Kennedy-Institut
Sociology Department
Prof. Dr. Sebastian Kohl
Lansstr. 7-9
14195 Berlin (Dahlem)

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This job offer was published on  August 17, 2023

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