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4-year Postdoctoral Researcher Position – Call for Applications

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At the Research Group of Comparative Political Behaviour, we currently seek to fill a 

4-year Postdoctoral Researcher Position

starting 1 January 2022.



You will contribute to the project COVIDEU in which we study the impact of COVID-19 on public support for the European Union.

The project is conducted by Heike Klüver in collaboration with Sara Hobolt (LSE), Toni Rodon (Pompeu Fabra), Theresa Kuhn (Amsterdam) and Michał Krawczyk (Warsaw) and it is funded by the Volkswagen Foundation.

You will support the principal investigators with data collection, data analysis and the publication of the results in top international journals.


  • A university degree and a PhD in Political Science

  • International publications

  • Excellent knowledge of quantitative methods (e.g. quantitative text analysis, causal
    inference, survey experiments)

  • Strong command of English and German


We offer
  • Opportunity to conduct cutting-edge research and publish with the project leaders

  • Dynamic and vibrant research environment

  • Working together with an international team of top scholars
  • Financial support for conferences
  • A competitive salary according to salary group E13 TVL (approximately 4300€/month gross), including social security and health insurance
  • Being located in the heart of Berlin, one of Europe`s most exciting cities with an outstanding research environment


Further information about our research group can be found here. Informal inquiries are welcome (



Applications should include a cover letter, a CV, copies of degree certificate(s), two writing samples and two reference letters (or the names of two references). The application deadline is 25 August 2021. Please send applications in one PDF file to
The legally binding German version of the job announcement can be found here (Kennziffer: DR/117/21).







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