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Scientist (PostDoc) Foresight and Scenarios of agricultural soil management (m/f/d)
Published(208 days ago)
Deadline for applications(190 days ago)
Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF)Müncheberg
The mission of the Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF) as a nationally and internationally active research institute is to scientifically explain causal relationships in agricultural landscapes and to provide society with a knowledge base for the sustainable use of agricultural landscapes through excellent research. ZALF is a member of the Leibniz Association and is located in Müncheberg (approx. 35 minutes by regional train from Berlin-Lichtenberg).
As part of the BMBF research program "Soils as Sustainable Resource for the Bioeconomy - BonaRes" the coordinating project "BonaRes - Centre for Soil Research" is funded (www.bonares.de). Among the interdisciplinary tasks of the BonaRes - Centre is the sustainability assessment of agricultural soil management practices. Within this framework, foresight studies are carried out and scenarios are developed.
We offer a scientist position, temporally limited to 24 months. Extension of the position for another 36 months is foreseen in case of a positive evaluation of the BonaRes project.
Scientist (PostDoc) Foresight and Scenarios of agricultural soil management
conduct foresight studies and develop scenario narratives for agricultural soil management
integrate technologic, economic, environmental, policy and behavioral drivers in scenarios which are compatible with European and global scenarios such as the Shared Socioeconomic Pathways
integrate qualitative and quantitative methods for scenario development
cooperate with non-scientific actors
collaborate with an interdisciplinary team of scientists in BonaRes
publish your results in scientific journals
PhD in Agricultural or Environmental Sciences or in a related discipline, preferably with a socio-economic focus
Understanding of methods and tools of scenario development and sustainability assessment
Knowledge about agricultural soil management and the role of soils for sustainable development
Experience in interdisciplinary cooperation at the interface between natural and social sciences as well as with quantitative and qualitative methods
Knowledge and experience in dealing with non-scientific actors
Proven publication skills
A full-time position, classification according to the collective agreement of the federal states (TV-L Ost), E 14 (including special annual payment)
Interdisciplinary research environment
Research themes that are both scientifically intriguing and socially relevant
Well established national and international scientific networks
Room for scientific maneuver and support in career development
A friendly and open-minded working atmosphere in the team and the research area
Rural landscape environment with high recreation value and just a 35 min train ride from Berlin.
Women are particularly encouraged to apply. Applications from severely disabled persons with equal qualifications are favored. It is generally possible to work in the position on a part-time basis. Please send your application preferably by e-mail (one PDF file, max. 5 MB) with the usual documents, in particular CV, proof of qualification and certificates, stating the reference number 80-2019 until 23rd August 2019 to: Bewerbungen@zalf.de.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us: Prof. Dr. Katharina Helming, +49 3343282155, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Dr.
Anja-Kristina Techen, +49 3343282189, email@example.com.
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