Professor and Founding Director, Center of International Economic Law and Policy (CIELP), Law School, University of International Business and Economics (UIBE), Beijing; Senior Fellow at Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research (2014–2015); Ministry of Commerce, P.R.C., Divisions of WTO Law and Investment Law, Department of Treaty and Law (2010–2011); UNIDROIT, Italy, Visiting Fellow (2009–2010); Columbia Law School, USA, Edwards Fellow (2009); Max-Planck-Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Visiting Fellow (2008–2009).
Chair for International Relations and Theories of World Orders at the Cluster of Excellence 'The Formation of Normative Orders', Goethe University of Frankfurt, Germany; Executive Director of the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF), Germany; Head of the PRIF-Research Group 'Contested Normativity: Norm Conflicts in Global Governance'; Principal Investigator and member of the board of directors of the Cluster of Excellence: 'The Formation of Normative Orders'.
Queen Mary, London University, Herchel Smith Senior Research Fellow in Intellectual Property, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary College, University of London (1998–2001); Australian National University, Senior Lecturer at Law Faculty and Research (1987–1998); Fellow, Law Program, Research School of Social Sciences (1994); Commonwealth Attorney-General's Department, Senior Legal Officer and Acting Principal Legal Officer in Commercial and Drafting Division (1981–1987).
Director of the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology and Head of its Department ‘Law & Anthropology’, Halle, Germany (since March 2012); Honorary Professor of Law and Anthropology, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany (since June 2014); Member of the Saxon Academy of Sciences (since 2015).
Director of the Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities (KWI) in Essen (since 2018); Vice-President of the Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG); Full professor of English Literature, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt/Main (2012–2018); Professor of English Literature, Technische Universität Darmstadt (2005–2012).
Chair of 'Early Child Development and Culture' at the Faculty of Education, University of Leipzig and Founding Director of the Leipzig Research Center for Early Child Development (2015).
Mirjam Künkler (Ph.D. Political Science, Columbia University) is Research Professor at the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study (SCAS). Before joining SCAS, she taught Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University, where she also directed the Oxford-Princeton research cluster on 'Traditional authority and transnational religious networks in contemporary Shi’i Islam', and co-directed the Luce Program on 'Religion and International Affairs' for many years. She is a founder and PI of the Iran Data Portal and sits on the boards of various academic journals in the fields of Sociology, Islamic Studies, Political Science, and Law.
Professor Department of Sociology, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA; Weatherhead Center for International Affairs—Research Associate and co-director of the Transnational Studies Initiative, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (since 1998); – Hauser Center For Nonprofit Oorganizations—Research Fellow, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (since 2001).
Professor at the Department of International Relations and Governance Studies, School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Shiv Nadar University; South Asian University, New Delhi, Dept. of International Relations, Associate Professor & Chairperson (since 2012); Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, Centre for International Politics, Organization & Disarmament, School of International Studies, Assistant Professor (since 2004); 2016 Visiting Professor at Sciences Po, Paris and Visiting Fellow, Department of Political Science, University of Hyderabad; Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research, Senior Fellow (2013–2014).
Adjunct Professor at the Department of History at the University of Geneva; Assistant Professor at the Department of History of the University of Oklahoma and Assistant Professor at the History Department of the University of Zurich; Visiting Professor, University of St. Gallen and Basel University funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (2010–2016).