Job Vacancy: “Full Professorship in Sociology”, Deadline May 2 (Sciences Po CEE, France)

The successful candidate should share research interest in one or several of the following: crime, deviance, corruption – as well as the policies to fight or prevent these phenomena. Candidates should be experts in criminal behaviour in contexts of multilevel governance and transnational circulations of goods, money, services and people.

The position is open to established sociologists from a wide range of backgrounds, theoretical approaches and methodological skills (qualitative, quantitative or mixed approaches). Demonstrable expertise in one or several social science methods (and the ability to teach about such methods) will be particularly valued, as well as an interest for transnational circulation perspectives and comparative research.

They are expecting to receive applications from scholars with an excellent record of publications in criminology and sociology journals and international book series, a strong integration in international networks, and substantial teaching experience.

Annual teaching duties are 128 lecture-theatre class-equivalent (CM) hours that can generally be divided into three 24-hour lecture or seminar courses and 56 CM hours of complementary pedagogical services (e.g., student admissions, MA and PhD dissertation supervision, university administration roles, etc.).

The appointed professor will be expected to teach at the three levels of instruction offered by Sciences Po: its Undergraduate programme (College – on one of the seven Sciences Po regional campuses), its Graduate (Master) programme and its School of research.

The successful candidate will be required to teach Introduction to sociology at the undergraduate level in English and deliver master’s and doctoral level training in analysing mobilities, crime, and social problems.

Courses may be taught in English or French.

Applicants must complete their application on the “Galaxie” portal of the Ministry of Higher Education and Research between the 28st March and the 2nd May 2022:

In addition to the documents required by the online application form of the “Galaxie” portal, this application must include the following additional documents:

  • A cover letter presenting the research projects that the applicant intends to pursue,
  • A CV and a complete list of publications,
  • five prominent publications,
  • A synopsis of 3 courses taught and, if possible, courses evaluations,
  • A copy of your passport.

Applications must also be electronically submitted before the 2nd May 2022 to the president of the selection committee: recruitment.cee[at], as well as to Sciences Po’s academic centre: drh.poleacademique[at] .

The selection committee will examine applications and proceed to a shortlist of candidates to be interviewed at Sciences Po in June 2022.

Start date: January 2023

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