U Bielefield: Sociology of Transnationalization & Social Anthropology (Germany)

“JobResearch position in Sociology of Transnationalization and Social Anthropology with Prof. Dr. Antje Missbach, Faculty of Sociology, University of Bielefield, Germany, starting 1 March 2021, for 5 years. Deadline: 1 December 2020.

Job Tasks
 independent research in the field of sociology of global/transnational migration and mobility, with special consideration of migratory movement in the Global South and collaboration in developing new research projects in the fields of forced displacement, maritime migration and transit migration (70 %)
 teaching in the field of sociology of global/transnational migration and mobility, to the extent of 4 LVS incl. the mentoring of students (20 %)
 collaboration in academic self-administration and general university administration (10 %) 

Requirements:
 scientific university degree (Master’s, Magister, Diploma, First State Examination or equivalent) in Sociology or related Social Sciences
 completed PhD in in Sociology or related Social Sciences, with specialisation in Migration and/or Refugee studies
 extensive knowledge in and publications on migratory movements and asylum policies in the Global South, preferably Asia
 very good English skills (oral and written)
 very good language skills (oral and written) in a non-European language
 independent, responsible and committed work
 significant organizational and coordinating skills
 cooperative and teamoriented working style