Curriculum Vitae

An extensive version of the vita can be found under the following link:

CV Prof. Dr. Maurer 2018 (PDF)

Fields of specialization

Economic sociology, socioeconomics, sociology of firms and organisations, Sociological theory, New Institutionalism, mechanism approach

Academic Positions

1987-91       Promotion Study, University Augsburg (Dr. rer. pol.)
1987-1988Research Fellow "Crime and Control in Europe" (Amsterdam University)
1990-1992Research Fellow "Public Health" (Bern, Schweiz)
1992-1998Assistant Professor, University of Augsburg
1998-2013Full Professor of Sociology, University of the Federal Armed Forces (C4)
2014-pres.Full Professor of Sociology, University of Trier (W3)

Offers

1998

Call to the University of Applied Sciences Villingen-Schwenningen, Professorship for General Sociology (rejected)

1998-2002

Representation of the Chair of Sociology, Sociology of Work at the University of the Federal Armed Forces Munich (C 3)

2002

Call to the University of the Federal Armed Forces Munich, Chair of Economic Sociology (C 4)

2003

Call to the University of Hamburg, Professorship for Sociology (C 4, rejected)

2009

Call to the University of Linz, Professorship of Economic Sociology (Ordinary, rejected)

2012

Call to the University of Trier, Professorship of Sociology with focus on Economic Sociology (W 3)

Scholarships and research stays

1988-1991

Doctoral scholarship for the promotion of highly gifted students

Winter semester 1995

Research Fellowship, Department of Sociology, Pittsburgh University, USA (Host: T. Fararo, L. Brush)

Spring term 2008

Academic Visitor at Nuffield College, University of Oxford, UK

May 2008

Cornell University, Institute of Economy & Society, USA

Summer semester 2015

Visiting professor at the University of Eichstätt / Ingolstadt

International Research Associations

2008-

Research group ‘mechanism approach’ (member since 2008)

2013-

European Sociological Association (ESA) - Research Network 9: economic sociology