Offer 209 out of 401 from 14/03/23, 13:36


Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Faculty VI

Technische Universität Berlin, Faculty VI – Planning Building Environment , Institute of Sociology and the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), an institute of the Leibniz Association, are seeking applications for a joint appointment (Jülicher Modell) for a

University Professor – salary grade W3

for the department of "Spatial Analysis of Social Inequality and Research Data Management”.

Working field:

The post holder should represent the subject of sociology in research and teaching in its full breadth and have a research focus on spatial analysis of social inequality and research data management.

Future research should focus on at least one of the following areas: social inequality, poverty, income, segregation, migration, quantitative spatial analysis, longitudinal survey research, georeferencing of data, research data management, data protection. The post holder is required to engage in interdisciplinary collaboration with other spatial science disciplines at Technische Universität Berlin and to establish research links to the future concepts of the Institute of Sociology, Faculty VI and Technische Universität Berlin. In particular, the post holder is expected to actively contribute to the Collaborative Research Center “Re-figuration of spaces” and to have experience in acquiring external funding in at least one of the specified areas of research. Research interest in innovation is also desirable to reflect the research focuses of the Institute.

Teaching will focus on the relevant compulsory/compulsory elective modules in the bachelor’s and master’s programs “Sociology and Technology Studies” and “Urban and Regional Planning”. It is further expected that the post holder undertakes additional teaching at the Institute of Sociology as well as academic self-management duties.

The professorship is also associated with the management of the Data Operations and Research Data Center (FDZ SOEP) of the Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) at DIW.


Applicants must fulfil the appointment criteria according to Section 100 BerlHG. These include a university degree in sociology or a related discipline; a special aptitude for scientific work (usually proven by the quality of a doctorate in a relevant subject); additional scientific achievements (usually positively evaluated junior professorship, habilitation or habilitation-equivalent achievements); as well as pedagogical aptitude, documented by a teaching portfolio (further information available on the TUB website, Furthermore relevant publications as well as several years’ research experience in at least one of the following areas: poverty and inequality research, quantitative spatial analysis, research data management of longitudinal survey data, georeferencing of data, technical data protection.

Applicants must be able to conduct teaching in German and English. (See further infor-mation available on the Technische Universität Berlin´s website,

In addition to duties pursuant to Section 99 BerlHG, the successful candidate is further expected to assume responsibility for heading an academic chair and managing its staff and should possess the requisite skills for the advancement of junior scholars and women, as well as be committed to ensuring gender equality and diversity.

How to apply:

Technische Universität Berlin is seeking to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and actively encourages applications from suitably qualified female candidates. Preference will be given to applicants with severe disabilities who equally fulfill the requirements of the position. Technische Universität Berlin values the diversity of its members and is committed to equality of opportunity. We are a certified family-friendly university and our Dual Career Service can assist you and your family with your move to Berlin.

TU Berlin aims to improve the fairness of its appointment procedures and has developed a template to take account of academic age in appointment procedures as part of a pilot project. The template is to be used regularly in the procedures from the beginning of 2023. The form (Excel file) is available for download here,

Please submit your application in German or English by 30.04.2023 quoting the above job reference number. You should include the appropriate documents (CV, certificates, concept for research and teaching, teaching portfolio, details of acquired external funding and a list of publications highlighting which five publications you regard as the most significant). Your application should be sent only by e-mail as a single PDF file to Electronic documents submitted using cloud services such as WeTransfer or Dropbox cannot be accepted. Please address your application to Technische Universität Berlin – Die Präsidentin – Dekanin der Fakultät VI, Sekr. A1, Straße des 17. Juni 152, 10623 Berlin.

If you require further information about how to apply, please send an e-mail to Questions relating to the requirements of the position should be sent to the same e-mail address; they will then be forwarded to the chair of the appointment committee.

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Technische Universität Berlin – Die Präsidentin – Dekanin der Fakultät VI, Prof. Dr. Wellner, Straße des 17. Juni 152, 10623 Berlin