|Location:||Hamburg - Germany|
|Salary:||Commensurate with TV-AVH / TVöD EG 13|
|Placed On:||4th July 2019|
|Closes:||22nd July 2019|
The GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies / Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien is an independent social science research institute based in Hamburg. It analyses political, social, and economic developments in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East, and links this knowledge to questions of global significance. It combines region-specific analysis with innovative comparative research on accountability and participation, growth and development, peace and security, and power and ideas. The GIGA seeks to appoint a
Large-scale land acquisitions, land use change, and governance
Applications are invited for a full-time position, with an initial contract of 18 months (with a possibility of extension for another 2 years, conditional on funding), starting on 1 September 2019. The position is designed for further professional qualification as defined in § 2 WissZeitVG (Academic Fixed-Term Contract Act). The salary is commensurate with TV-AVH / TVöD EG 13.
The successful candidate will support the work of the Research Programme “Growth and Development” of the GIGA in the project The Land Matrix (www.landmatrix.org) and is expected to contribute to related work in the context of the Collaborative Research Centre 990 (see http://www.uni-goettingen.de/en/310995.html) where the GIGA is engaged in a project on palm oil certification (http://www.uni-goettingen.de/en/412108.html).
The candidate will
Additional desired qualifications:
Advanced PhD students are welcome to apply. The GIGA strongly encourages concurrent work on a doctoral degree. The Research Fellow can become a member of the GIGA Doctoral Programme.
Please fill out the GIGA application form (found at www.giga-hamburg.de/en/vacancies) and send it with your full application (Ref.-No. GIGA-19-09), including relevant supporting documentation (cover letter, CV, references, credentials/diplomas/certificates, and a maximum of two work samples), to:
Gabriele Tetzlaff, GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies,
Neuer Jungfernstieg 21, 20354 Hamburg, Germany
Email: email@example.com (email applications are particularly welcome. Please send all documents combined in one PDF file.)
Screening of applications will begin on July 22, 2019.
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