Research Fellow (post-doc) (f/m/x)

WZB Berlin Social Science Center

The WZB Berlin Social Science Center is offering a position for a

Research Fellow (post-doc) (f/m/x)

at the Center for Global Constitutionalism headed by Professor Dr. Mattias Kumm. The position is to be filled full-time (currently 39 weekly hours) from 1 January 2020 until 31 August 2021.


Research on comparative, European or international constitutional law or the history and theory of constitutionalism within the research program of the Center of Global Constitutionalism.


  • Excellent Doctoral degree preferably in Law, possibly in Political Science or Political Philosophy,
  • Background and research orientation in themes related to Global Constitutionalism,
  • International research experience,
  • Ability to work well independently as well as part of a team,
  • Good time- and self-management,
  • Structured and analytical work style,
  • Good communication skills.

Salary: In accordance with German Public Service Collective Agreement Pay Scale we offer up to TVöD EG14, depending on qualifications, experience and specific allocation of tasks.

Equally well-qualified disabled persons will be given priority.

The WZB expressly invites women and people with an immigrant background to apply.

Candidates are kindly requested to submit an application with a letter of motivation, curriculum vitae, list of publications, copies of certificates as well as contacts of two referees and a one to three-page outline of the research proposal in electronic format (no more than two pdf files) by 16 September 2019 to:

Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung gGmbH

Hilde Ottschofski

Reichpietschufer 50

10785 Berlin

email: ottschofski(at)wzb.eu