Postdoctoral Scholarship in Cultural Studies (Sociology) [Germany]

Zeppelin University is a private, state-recognized university founded in 2003 and currently organized into three academic departments bridging business, cultures, and politics. We are dedicated to excellence in interdisciplinary research and teaching at undergraduate and graduate level. In the respective rankings, the university has reached a top position right from the beginning. It is located at the heart of the Lake Constance region - a European growth region crossing the German, Swiss and Austrian Borders. The languages of instruction at Zeppelin University are English and German.

The Karl Mannheim Chair for Cultural Studies (Professor Nico Stehr Ph.D. FRSC) invites applications for the following position:

Postdoctoral Scholarship in Cultural Studies (Sociology)

We award a one-year-scholarship to an outstanding individual to contribute to research in one of the following areas of strength of the chair: Modern societies as knowledge societies, science studies, consumption, climate and society.

Starting date is September 2009. Please submit a letter of interest, vitae, copies of two publications and the names of two potential referees. Closing date is July 6 with interviews likely to take place late July/early August 2009.

Electronic applications for the Postdoctoral Scholarship should be addressed to Dr. Marian Adolf:

Zeppelin University gGmbH - Am Seemooser Horn 20 - D - 88045 Friedrichshafen -