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Researcher (f/m/d) field of Earth system research
Published(21 days ago)
Deadline for applications(4 days ago)
Hessische Stiftung Friedens- und Konfliktforschung (HSFK)Frankfurt am Main
Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF),
member of the Leibniz Association
The Peace Research Institute Frankfurt is seeking to employ at the earliest possible date
a researcher (m/f/d)
in part time (50%), salary scale E 13 TV-H,
for two years (under the terms of the WissZVG).
Your responsibilities include:
Development of a research project, application for grants, and research on peace and conflict related to environmental problems and risks;
Maintenance and further development of the Institute's local, national and international network, especially within the Leibniz Research Alliance Crises in a Globalised World.
In addition, we expect involvement in the further development of the research agenda of PRIF, willingness to cooperate on an interdisciplinary basis and to communicate research results to the political and social public as well as participation in the committees of PRIF's self-administration.
The applicant should fulfill the following requirements:
At least a very good university diploma in political science, sociology or another relevant discipline;
Research focus in the field of Earth system research, respectively on the interdependence of environmental-, climate-, or resource-conflicts and political crises, and ways of managing or regulating them;
Very good knowledge of the current scientific and societal debates in this topic area;
Good knowledge of qualitative and/or quantitative social science methods.
Very good command of English, 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 willingness to try to acquire German language skills within the next one to two years.
PRIF is a winner of the Total E-Quality award. It wants to reduce unequal representation in the pay groups and promote work/family life balance. At PRIF, women are
underrepresented in this pay group. Based on the Hessian Equal Opportunities Act (HGG), applications from women are therefore particularly welcome.
In the case of equal qualification, applicants with severe disabilities will be given preference.
Please send your application documents including an outline of your research project of not more than five pages as well as a work sample as a single PDF document by
15 April 2019 via e-mail to email@example.com. Please include the position code (Kennziffer) 2.2. Unfortunately, application expenses cannot be reimbursed.