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The Faculty of Social Science at Ruhr-Universität Bochum seeks to fill a W3 Professorship for Sociology / Transnationalism, Migration and Labour (anticipated starting date: winter semester 2021).

The professorship addresses fundamental questions related to various processes of internationalisation in which labour and migration play a major role. Candidates should be proven experts on at least two of the three following fields of work:
  • transnationalism in the context of other forms of internationalisation (e.g. globalisation, supra-nationalisation, glocalisation),
  • development tendencies of labour and labour relations in the context of transnationalism and migration,
  • preconditions, forms and consequences of migration processes (particularly labour migration) for emigration and immigration societies.

Furthermore, knowledge of one or several of the following research areas are welcome:

  • research on developing countries,
  • theories of societal development and social change,
  • (international) comparative methodology.
Here you can find the announcement.