Institute of Philosophy and Social Sciences
Chair of Economy and Industrial Sociology
Field of research
Labor market research
Prof. Dr. Heike Jacobsen directs the Chair of Economy and Industrial Sociology at the BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg. She has been active in positions such as the Scientific Managing Director of the Social Science Research Centre Dortmund, Central Research Institute of Technical University of Dortmund, Deputy Chairperson of the German Association for Social Science Labour Market Research (SAMF e.V.), member of the editorial boards of „ARBEIT– Zeitschrift für Arbeitsforschung, Arbeitsgestaltung und Arbeitspolitik” and of the online journal AIS – studies in industrial sociology and the sociology of work. Among her research interests are; innovation-oriented organisation of work, transdisciplinary research on work and innovation, sociology of service, and structural change and the labour market. Prof. Jacobsen shall mainly supervise dissertation topics in the focus areas 1 and 3.