Postdoctoral Researcher (100%) in Agricultural and/or Development Economics

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The position is part of the group headed by Prof. Dr. Matin Qaim and is paid according to salary scale TVL-E13. The initial contract will be for three years; later extension for another three years is possible. The starting date could be in September 2023 (or as soon as possible).

Your tasks:

  • Plan and conduct innovative economics and interdisciplinary research on issues related to global food systems, sustainable diets, and agricultural development
  • Publish research papers and articles in internationally visible journals
  • Develop ideas and proposals for new research and manage research projects
  • Contribute to teaching and guidance of doctoral researchers in relevant fields
  • Travel internationally for data collection, cooperation, and results presentation

 

Your profile:

  • PhD (completed or near to completion) in agricultural economics, development economics, sustainability studies or related fields
  • Experience with quantitative research methods and related statistical packages
  • Demonstrated interest in interdisciplinary work, especially with a view to nutrition/health and environmental dimensions of food systems and development
  • Experience with in academic publishing
  • Research experience in countries of the Global South would be very useful
  • Excellent oral and written English language and communications skills (German language skills would be a plus but are not required)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and team spirit
  • Willingness and ability to travel internationally

 

We offer:

  • A stimulating international and interdisciplinary research environment
  • Opportunities to develop own research ideas and participate in collaborative projects
  • Excellent networks of national and international research partners
  • Support in personal career development

 

The University of Bonn is committed to diversity and equal opportunity.

 

Please submit your application by 30 June 2023. Further information and a link to the applications portal is found under: https://www.zef.de/header/vacancies.html

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