Research associate position at the Technical University of Dresden

At the Institute for Sociology, the Junior Professorship in Micro-Sociology and techno-social Interaction is offering a position as Research Associate / PhD Student starting as soon as possible, until October 31, 2023 (with the option for an extension). The position entails 50% of fulltime weekly hours and aims at obtaining further academic qualification (e. g. PhD).

Tasks:
− academic teaching (according to DAVOHS; teaching in English language is possible)
− administrative and organisational tasks
− independent doctoral research that is based on qualitative empirical methods and contributes to both micro-sociology and sociology of technology


Requirements:
− a very good university degree (M.A. or equivalent) in sociology, social sciences or cultural studies
− certified, demonstrable expertise in qualitative social-scientific methods and interest in ethnography
− strong interest in at least two of the following areas: sociology of technology, theories of practice, valuation studies, feminist studies of technology, science and technology studies, computer-supporter cooperative work, digital sociology or digital ethnography, critical data studies, materiality and embodiment
− interest in the organisation of a newly-installed chair, capacity for teamwork
− interest in interdisciplinary research
− very good knowledge of English, at least basic knowledge of German and the willingness to expand linguistic proficiency.

Please contact professor Susann Wagenknecht, PhD, for further questions.

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