Open positions

Currently, the following doctoral positions in the social sciences are announced by the ViDSS or the departments supporting the ViDSS. The candidates who are selected for these positions join the ViDSS as student members.

If you aim to apply for more than one position, you must submit an application for each position, following the corresponding indicated procedure.

  • PhD position (prae-doc) at the Department of Communication within the Project EMOMIS (“Emotional Misinformation – The Interplay of Emotion and Misinformation Spreading on Social Media”) under the supervision of Annie Waldherr
    Deadline: 15 August 2021 | detailed description | application via email
  • University Assistant (prae doc) at the Research Platform “The Challenge of Urban Futures: governing the complexities in European cities” under the supervision of Yuri Kazepov
    Deadline: 4 August 2021 | detailed description | application via the Job Center

Expired job openings:

2 University Assistants (prae doc) at the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology
under the supervision of Manuela Ciotti (Social and Cultural Anthropology of the Global South)
Deadline: expired | detailed description | application via the Job Center

Project Staff at the Department of Demography within the ERC Project BIC.LATE (“Biological, Individual and Contextual Factors of Fertility Recovery”) under the supervision of Eva Beaujouan
Deadline: expired | detailed description | application via the Job Center

2 University Assistants (prae doc) at the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology under the supervision of Janina Kehr (Medical Anthropology and Global Health)
Deadline: expired | detailed description | application via the Job Center

Ph.D. Position with a focus on the Russian Arctic within the ERC Project INFRANORTH (“Building Arctic Futures: Transport Infrastructures and Sustainable Northern Communities”), under the supervision of Peter Schweitzer
Deadline: expired | detailed description | application via the Job Center

Ph.D. Position with a focus on the European Arctic within the ERC Project INFRANORTH (“Building Arctic Futures: Transport Infrastructures and Sustainable Northern Communities”), under the supervision of Peter Schweitzer
Deadline: expired | detailed description | application via the Job Center

University Assistant (prae doc) at the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology under the supervision of Tatjana Thelen (State, Care, Kinship, Property)
Deadline: expired | detailed description | application via the Job Center

University Assistant (prae doc) at the Department of Communication under the supervision of Claudia Wilhelm (“Time Allocation, Media Selection, and Displacement Effects”)
Deadline: expired | detailed description | application via email

Up to 4 Ph.D. Positions within the ERC Advanced Grant INFRANORTH under the supervision of Peter Schweitzer (“Building Arctic Futures: Transport Infrastructures and Sustainable Northern Communities”)
Deadline: expired | detailed description | application via the Job Center

University Assistant (prae doc) at the Department of Government under the supervision of Wolfgang C. Müller (democratic governance)
Deadline: expired | detailed description | application via the Job Center

5 University Assistants (prae doc) as fellows of the sowi:docs Fellowship Programme
Deadline: expired | detailed description | application via email

Project Staff at the Department of Development Studies under the supervision of Cornelia Staritz (“The role of commodity prices for socio-ecological transformation. Mineral extraction, trading houses and derivatives markets – The cases of cobalt, copper, lithium and nickel in Sub-Saharan Africa”)
Deadline: expired | detailed description | application via the Job Center

University Assistant (prae doc) at the Department of Science and Technology Studies under the supervision of Sarah R Davies (Technosciences, Materiality, and Digital Cultures)
Deadline: expired | detailed description | application via the Job Center

PhD position/Prae-Doc within the ERC Project DeVOTE under the supervision of Carolina Plescia (The meanings of ‘voting’ for ordinary citizens, their causes and consequences)
Deadline: expired | detailed description | application via email

3 pre-doctoral positions within the ERC Project DEPART under the supervision of Laurenz Ennser-Jedenastik (DEPART: The de-party-politicization of Europe’s political elites)
Deadline: expired | detailed description | application via email

University Assistant (prae doc) at the Department of Political Science under the supervision of Sieglinde Rosenberger (Austrian Politics and EU)
Deadline: expired | detailed description | application via the Job Center

University Assistant (prae doc) at the Department of Sociology under the supervision of Michaela Pfadenhauer (knowledge sociology and cultural sociology)
Deadline: expired | detailed description | application via the Job Center

University Assistant (prae doc) at the Department of Science and Technology Studies under the supervision of Sarah R Davies (Technosciences, Materiality, and Digital Cultures)
Deadline: expired | detailed description | application via the Job Center

University Assistant (prae doc) at the Department of Sociology under the supervision of Nadia Steiber (Social Stratification and Quantitative Methods)
Deadline: expired | detailed description | application via the Job Center

University Assistant (prae doc) at the Department of Communication under the supervision of Jörg Matthes (Advertising Research and/or Strategic Political Communication and Persuasion Research)
Deadline: expired | detailed description | application via the Job Center

Scientific Staff at the Department of Communication under the supervision of Hajo Boomgaarden (Computational Communication Science)
Deadline: expired | detailed description | application via the Job Center

University Assistant (prae doc) at the Department of Communication under the supervision of Hajo Boomgaarden and Sophie Lecheler (Computational Communication Science)
Deadline: expired| detailed description | application via the Job Center

University Assistant (prae doc) at the Department of Communication under the supervision of Hajo Boomgaarden (Project: “Digitize! Computational social sciences in digital and social transformations”)
Deadline: expired | detailed description | application via the Job Center

University Assistant (prae doc) at the Research Platform Governance of Digital Practices under the supervision of Ulrike Felt and Barbara Prainsack
Deadline: expired | detailed description | application via the Job Center

4 University Assistants (prae doc) as fellows of the sowi:docs Fellowship Programme
Deadline: expired | detailed description | application via email

University Assistant (prae doc) at the Department of Political Science under the supervision of Barbara Prainsack (Project: “Digitize! Computational social sciences in digital and social transformations”)
Deadline: expired | detailed description | application via the Job Center

2 University Assistants (prae doc) at the Department of Communication under the supervision of Annie Waldherr (Computational Communication Science)
Deadline: expired | detailed description | application via the Job Center