[Air-L] Professorship for Sociology with a focus on technology, work, and society (FA-University Erlangen-Nürnberg)

Glasze, Georg georg.glasze at fau.de
Sat Jun 11 23:09:54 PDT 2016

Dear colleagues,

our university is offering a professorship in sociology "with a focus on technology, work, and society" that might be interesting for scholars at the intersections of internet studies, sts, digital social sciences...

Best wishes,

Georg Glasze

Prof. Dr. Georg Glasze
Lehrstuhl für Kulturgeographie
Institut für Geographie
FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg
NEU: Wetterkreuz 15
D-91058 Erlangen-Tennenlohe

Tel. (Sekretariat Frau Donner): +49 9131/85-22633
Tel. (dir): +49 9131/85-22012


Call for applications

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)

The Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Theology invites applications for a

W3 Professorship for Sociology

with a focus on technology, work, and society

at the Nuremberg Campus of Technology (NCT) and the Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy to be filled by the earliest possible starting date.
The professorship is an integral part of the new Center for Management, Technology & Society (CMTS) that is to be established in Nuremberg in collaboration with the Faculty of Engineering, the Faculty of Business, Economics, and Law, and the Nuremberg Campus of Technology (NCT). CMTS will conduct excellent technology-orientated research and teaching in the social sciences, business, economics, ethics and law. With considerable involvement from the appointed professor, the aim of CMTS will be to contribute to meeting society's need for relevant research findings and to strengthen the links between the FAU faculties involved.

In this context, the successful candidate is expected to represent the field of sociology in relation to technology and current issues in work and society adequately in teaching and research. Candidates should ideally have experience in teaching programmes in science and technology studies. The majority of the appointed professor's teaching duties will be in the Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes in Sociology and in planned degree programmes in the field of digital humanities and social sciences. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in German as well as English.
Applicants should be internationally recognised researchers with an excellent publication record. Experience of working on interdisciplinary empirical research projects, ideally involving disciplines of engineering, is desirable. Collaboration with the other professors, institutes and employees involved in CMTS will be an integral part of the appointed professors' work.
Prerequisites for the position are a university degree in, university level teaching experience, a doctoral degree, and additional academic qualifications. These should be in the form of a Habilitation (post-doctoral thesis) or equivalent academic publications. The necessary qualifications may also have been acquired in a non-university context or through a junior faculty position (e.g. W1 Professor or Assistant Professor).

FAU expects applicants to become actively involved in the administration of academic affairs and welcomes experience in managing research projects and raising third-party funding.

The University of Erlangen-Nürnberg pursues a policy of intense student mentoring and therefore expects its teaching staff to be present during lecture periods.

FAU is a family-friendly employer and is also responsive to the needs of dual career couples. In its pursuit of academic excellence, FAU is committed to equality of opportunity and to a proactive and inclusive approach, which supports and encourages all under-represented groups, promotes an inclusive culture and values diversity.

Please submit your complete application documents (CV, list of publications, list of lectures and courses taught, copies of certificates and degrees, list of third-party funding) to the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Theology, Prof. Dr. Rainer Trinczek, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, Hindenburgstr. 34, D-91054 Erlangen by 08.07.2016. Please also send an electronic version to phil-dekanat at fau.de<mailto:phil-dekanat at fau.de> .

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