Oferta de trabajo en Berlín. ~ Bioblogia.net

21 de octubre de 2007

Oferta de trabajo en Berlín.

Research Fellow (Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in)
Environmental Policy Research Centre

The Environmental Policy Research Centre at the Freie Universität Berlin
is active both in basic and applied research and provides policy advice
for a wide range of public and private institutions in Germany and abroad.
It is also engaged in advanced teaching programmes including an
interdisciplinary Masterprogramme. The Centre forms part of a large
international network of social science institutes for environmental
research. It currently employs about 25 staff. The work is mainly based on
third-party funding. Research is focused on:

- Environmental pioneers and the diffusion of environmental policy
- Ecological modernisation and structural change
- Strategies in environmental policy
- Energy policy and climate protection
- Global environmental governance

Further details are available at: www.fu-berlin.de/ffu.

The position

The Environmental Policy Research Centre seeks to employ a research fellow
(Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in) to contribute to the research,
fundraising and dissemination activities in the area of environmental
policy and innovation. Contributions are sought in one or several of the
following research areas:

- Strategies and policy instruments to increase resource efficiency
- Relationships between environmental and economic policies, the impact
of environmental policy on competitiveness
- Environmental policy and product standards
- Environmental policy integration

Candidates are encouraged to describe in their letter of motivation which
of those research areas correspond best to their interests and

The research fellow will work in a dynamic small team of researchers
carrying out a range of collaborative, mostly international research and
policy consultancy projects. She/he will be expected to contribute to the
academic standing of the institute by publishing work in academic
journals, as well as to interact with variety of audiences, including

Person Specification

The ideal candidate would have:

- Completed a post-graduate degree (abgeschlossenes Hochschulstudium)
in a relevant discipline, for example in political science, economics,
innovation studies or sociology
- Completed a PhD/doctoral research or have several years of research
- A good working knowledge of the policy studies and environmental
policy literature
- A strong interest in working on applied research linked to
environmental policy
- Profound methodological knowledge of policy analysis and policy
- Excellent writing skills
- Excellent language skills in both German and English

and be:

- Able to manage multiple research tasks
- Self-motivated
- Capable of working independently as well as part of a team

Contract terms

We are intending to appoint a research fellow (Wissenschaftliche/r
Mitarbeiter/in, salary scale BAT IIa), commencing as soon as possible but
not later than January 2008. The offer is subject to the completion of
ongoing award procedures by third-party funders. It is intended to be a
2/3 or full position. The contract will be awarded for one year. A
subsequent extension of the contract is intended but depends on the
acquisition of follow up projects.


Applications should be made electronically in the first instance. The
application should include a letter of motivation, a comprehensive
Curriculum Vitae and two short examples of recent academic work (e.g. a
journal article, research report, an extract of a PhD or master thesis),
ideally one in English and one in German. The application should be sent
to Dr. Klaus Jacob at jacob@zedat.fu-berlin.de by 31 October 2007.

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