Academic Career

Academic Positions and Scholarships

08/2014 – present
Chair of Sociology/Social Inequality and Gender at the Faculty of Social Science, Ruhr-Universität Bochum

2013 – present
Project leader at the University of Hildesheim

Summer term 2011 – summer term 2013
Acting Professor for Sociology (W3) with a focus on Social Developments and Structures (formerly Prof. Dr. Ulrich Beck) at the Department of Sociology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich

20112012
Project leader at the Department of Social Sciences, University of Hildesheim (additional work)

20012011
Research assistant resp. project leader at the Department of Sociology and Demography/Chair for General Sociology – Macrosociology, University of Rostock

19992001
Research grant from the HWP – Hamburg University of Economics and Politics

19971998
Academic employee at the Interdisciplinary Centre of Women’s and Gender Studies (IZFG), Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-University of Greifswald

1997
Postdoc-Grant from the University of Hamburg

1996
Scientific documentalist for the Journal "Die Woche" in Hamburg

19911995
Post-graduate student and post-graduate grant (1991-1994) from the FrauenAnstiftung e.V. (now: Heinrich-Böll-Foundation e.V.) at the Faculty of Sociology, University of Bielefeld

19891990
Research Associate at the Interdisciplinary Centre of Higher Education (IZHD) of the University of Hamburg

19881989
Academic Assistant at the Interdisciplinary Centre of Higher Education (IZHD) and the Seminar of German Literature at the University of Hamburg

 

Affiliated Memberships, Guest Professorships and Visiting Scholarships

2013
Visiting Professor at the GEXcel International Collegium for Advanced Transdisciplinary Gender Studies, Universities of Karlstad, Linköping and Örebro, Sweden

2012 – present
Aiiliated Member of the Center for Feminist Social Studies (CFS) at Örebro University, Sweden 

2012
Visiting Professor at the Centre of Gender Excellence – Gendering Excellence (GEXcel), Örebro and Linköping Universities, Sweden

2011
Visiting Professor at the Centre of Gender Excellence – Gendering Excellence (GEXcel), Örebro and Linköping Universities, Sweden; GEXcel Theme 11-12: Gender Paradoxes in Academic and Scientific Organisation(s)

Summer term 2008 – summer term 2009
Maria-Goeppert-Mayer Visiting Professor (W3) for International Women’s and Gender Research at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Women’s and Gender Studies at the HAWK University of Applied Sciences and Arts Hildesheim/Holzminden/Goettingen and University of Hildesheim

Summer term 2007
Visiting Professor for Gender Studies at the Department of Political Science and Sociology of the Paris-Lodron-University of Salzburg, Austria

Contact

Prof. Dr. Heike Kahlert
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Fakultät of Social Science
Universitätsstr. 150
D-44801 Bochum
Germany
eMail: mail (at) heike-kahlert.de