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Four Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

posted Jul 6, 2017, 5:50 AM by Berlin Development
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
four Postdoctoral Research Fellows.
Applications are invited for full-time positions, starting as soon as possible, each with an initial contract of three years and an option for additional three years, subject to a successful eval-uation. The positions are 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.
We seek applications for each of the four Regional Institutes of the GIGA in connection to a specific GIGA Research Programme. The research profile and agenda of the candidates should have a clear fit with the following combinations:
1.) research profile on Africa with a focus on “Accountability and Participation” (Ref.-No. GIGA-17-13)
2.) research profile on Asia with a focus on “Growth and Development” (Ref.-No. GIGA-17-14)
3.) research profile on Latin America with a focus on “Peace and Security” (Ref.-No. GIGA-17-15)
4.) research profile on the Middle East with a focus on “Power and Ideas” (Ref.-No. GIGA-17-16)

For more information please check the file attached
Berlin Development,
Jul 6, 2017, 5:50 AM