Chair of Global Governance with a focus on development cooperation (Full Professor)

Germany (DE)
25 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Zeppelin University (ZU) in Friedrichshafen on Lake Constance is a private, state-recognized endowed university, and bridging business, culture and politics. It is committed to interdisciplinarity, internationality and individuality in research and its bachelor, master and doctoral programs. The generally high quality of life makes the region an attractive place to live and work. 

Zeppelin University invites applications for the position of

Chair of Global Governance with a focus on development cooperation (Full Professor)

within the Department of Political & Social Sciences. The position is to be filled at the earliest possible opportunity.

We are seeking to appoint a scholar that should represent the field of Global Governance and development cooperation in teaching. Candidates covering the following research foci are particularly encouraged to apply: (new) types of Global Governance, their institutional structures, their challenges, and their effects.

The successful candidate will have established an excellent research record, for example, documented by articles in international peer-reviewed journals, publications with high-quality presses, and a successful track record of third-party funding. In addition, the appointee should be committed to excellent teaching. He or she will be expected to teach in the context of the university’s bachelor, master and doctoral programs. The appointee should have an interest in interdisciplinary research and teaching and should contribute to the acquisition of research grants. He or she will be expected to contribute to university self-government.

Eligible candidates have a relevant doctoral degree and a distinguished record of post-doctoral research and teaching, demonstrated by a successfully completed Habilitation, a Junior-Professorship with positive evaluation, or a similar certificate of post-doctoral qualification (particularly demonstrated by internationally visible publications). 
Zeppelin University is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants with disabilities will be given priority. Zeppelin University supports the compatibility of family and work and promotes gender equality in science. Zeppelin University encourages qualified women to apply.

Applications should include cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, list of courses and the applicant’s three most important publications to date, as well as a short description of your research profile, your track record of research funding and your teaching approach. Please send your applications electronically and merged into one pdf file to Karin Mühl | To ensure full consideration, applications must have been received by August 15, 2018.

For additional information please contact: Prof. Dr. Lisbeth Zimmermann (chair of appointment committee) |