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.

  • 5 University Assistants (prae doc) as fellows of the sowi:docs Fellowship Programme
    Deadline: 31 January 2021 | 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: 30 June 2021 | 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: 31 January 2021 | detailed description | application via the Job Center
  • 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: 15 January 2021 | detailed description | application via the Job Center

Expired job openings:

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