Postdoctoral Researcher

IfW Kiel
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Research assistant / technician



Research activities in the research center The Environment and Natural Resources focus on the allocation of environmental and natural resources. The research center analyses the interconnectedness of factors influencing this process by evaluating international and national aspects of environmental policy measures.

The successful candidate will be part of a team with several post-doctoral researchers and PhD-students. Being internationally renowned in research and policy consulting, the IfW provides excellent support to potential candidates who are interested in developing their career in research and policy consulting.

The position is strongly research oriented. There is no teaching obligation and there is only a very light administrative burden. Main tasks of this position include the further development the CGE model DART-BIO (Dynamic Applied Regional Trade). Most importantly, you will be expected to work on relevant, high-quality research and to publish in leading economics journals.

We are looking for a candidate who meets the following criteria:

  • Doctorate degree in economics or a related field (completed or close to completion)
  • Excellent academic record
  • Knowledge of CGE modelling is of advantage.
  • Interested in research on natural resource allocation
  • The working language is English; excellent English skills are therefore required. Some knowledge of German would be useful, but is not essential.

The planned contract period is 2 years (starting between spring and summer 2019), it however depends on the individual qualification time according to (WissZeitVG ยง 2 Abs. 1 S. 2 and S. 3). The salary will be based on the German public sector pay scale at grade EG 14 TV L. The position is full-time, however part-time employment is possible.

The Kiel Institute is an equal opportunity employer with a certified family-friendly policy. We promote the professional opportunities of women and strongly encourage them to apply. Women with equivalent qualifications, competence and expertise will be given preference.

We are committed to employing persons with recognized disabilities and will therefore give them preference over persons without disabilities if they are equally qualified.

Please submit your application online, using your family name as the file name (ID-No. โ€œ02_20_PostDoc_Environment_01โ€).

Please include a letter of interest, your CV, transcripts of your academic record, an academic writing sample, and two letters of recommendation. Letters of reference may also be e-mailed under separate cover to E-Mail verschleiert. Bitte Javascript aktivieren.. Application photos should not be included. The review process starts in early June and continues until the position is filled.

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Angela Husfeld

  • The salary is based on the German public sector pay scale (EG 14 TV-L).

  • ID-No: "02_20_PostDoc_Environment_01"

Kiellinie 66 | 24105Kiel

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Research assistant / technician


Kiel , Germany