Bard College Berlin, A Liberal Arts University invites applications for a
Professorship of Politics (Public Policy)
(W2/Associate Professorship level) from September 2021. Applications are invited from candidates with a background in Public Policy and Policy Analysis. A comparative research focus on country contexts in the Global South is desirable, as well as an interest in the history and development of the social sciences. Extending and consolidating a network of connections to Berlin academic, political and non-governmental institutions (to facilitate internship placements as well as cooperation partnerships in teaching and research) is an essential part of the professor’s role.
Candidates must have a PhD degree, an excellent track record in research and teaching, and an interest in liberal arts education. An initial contract of four years (at W2 German salary scale) will be tenured on successful evaluation. Teaching hours are 10 LVS or a 2-3 courseload.
Please send a motivation letter, a CV including list of publications, recent teaching evaluations, a statement on current and future research interests, the names and contact details of 2 referees, and samples of 3 publications by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday April 2, 2021. Inquiries about the position can be addressed to Prof. Dr. Boris Vormann (email@example.com).
Bard College Berlin is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or job applicant because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, or age.
The Campus Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer will strengthen the College’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion by helping to create and by implementing a roster of programming and educational workshops for faculty, staff and student communities meant to combat anti-Semitism, racism and other forms of discrimination, as well as bridging between campus and the local neighborhood and wider Berlin environment and supporting historically marginalized individuals. This includes supporting community members of color, members of faith backgrounds that are historically persecuted, individuals from across the gender spectrum, and members of all sexual orientations and preferences. The Officer will serve as a point person for concerns from students of color and other underrepresented communities and also help strengthen student-led efforts in these areas. They will report to the Associate Dean of the College and work jointly with the Student Life and Civic Engagement Offices.
Specific duties will include:
1-1 and group support for underrepresented populations amongst the campus community
Designing and implementing workshops and trainings (in person and/or online) on diversity, inclusion, equity, social justice, antiracism and antidiscrimination for students, faculty and staff during orientation and throughout the semester. Additionally developing such workshops for the community at large in conjunction with the Civic Engagement Office
Coordinating an on-going event series and discussion platform
Serve as co-chair of the campus-wide Antiracism Working Group
Maintaining communication within the college community around topics of diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice
Outreach to and building of relationships with local, national and international organizations
Additional relevant Student Life and Civic Engagement duties as needed
Fluency in English and German
Experience offering diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice trainings (with preferred experience in leading such workshops/trainings specifically for college-aged students)
Project management or program development experience
Interest and experience working with an international and diverse student body; experience specifically in Student Life or Student Affairs preferred
Strong communication and mediation skills
*Strong candidates with a preference for part time work at 20 hrs/week or higher are welcome to apply and asked to note this in their motivation letter
The preferred start date for this position is 15 January 2020. To apply, please send a motivation letter, CV and list of three references as one PDF to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of materials will take place beginning 4 December 2020 and applications will be accepted on a rolling basis after this date until the position is filled. Questions can be directed to the Associate Dean of the College Kerry Bystrom.
Bard College Berlin is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or job applicant because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, or age. We actively encourage applications from individuals of color or coming from historically underrepresented backgrounds.