Leibniz-Institut Hessische Stiftung Friedens- und Konfliktforschung (HSFK)
Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF),
member of the Leibniz Association
The Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF) is a foundation under German public law. With over 80 employees, PRIF is currently the largest peace and conflict research institute in Germany. Our Program Area II "International Institutions" is seeking
a part-time (65%) doctoral researcher (m/f/d),
salary scale E 13 TV-H, for three years (under the terms of the WissZVG)
starting on September 1, 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Collaboration on research projects of the department, particularly concerning questions of European security and defense politics;
Development and implementation of a PhD project on a topic in the above subject area;
Participation in the committees of PRIF’s self-administration.
The applicant should fulfill the following requirements
A good or very good university degree in political science or another social science qualifying for a doctorate at a German university;
A strong research interest in European security and defense politics;
the willingness to conduct research in a team;
the willingness to communicate research results to stakeholders in politics and the broader public.
Very good command of the English language, spoken and written, as well as competent handling of standard office software are prerequisites. Knowledge of German is not a prerequisite, but it is expected that the applicant shows a willingness acquire German language skills within the first one to two years.
You can expect
Family-friendly working hours and the possibility for mobile working;
An interesting and varied workplace;
A motivated and committed team;
Internal and external training opportunities;
Occupational pension scheme (“VBL”);
A central location in downtown Frankfurt conveniently accessible by public transport.
PRIF is a Total E-Quality awardee and seeks to promote work/life balance.
In the case of equal qualification, applicants with severe disabilities will be given preference.
Please send your application documents (cover letter, CV without photo, certificates including your Master’s certificate) and an outline of your doctoral project of no more than five pages to bewerber(at)hsfk.de by 29. July 2022, complied as a single PDF document. Please include the reference (Kennziffer) 2.1 in the subject line. Unfortunately, application expenses cannot be reimbursed.