Tailored Opportunities: Doctoral Researcher in Entomology at University of Bonn


The Center for Development Research (ZEF) is an institute of University of Bonn, Germany with the aim to find evidence based solutions to development issues. The ProciNut project is a research and capacity building project based in Myanmar and Madagascar and it is financed by the German Ministry of Agriculture. The project focuses on participatory action research in both countries, cross-cutting issues such as gender and transdisciplinary.

Who can apply?

  • A candidate with MSc degree preferably in Entomology or related disciplines
  • Experience in edible insect rearing/production, team player and excellent communication
  • Interested to able to work in multidisciplinary and multi-cultural environment and willing to travel frequently
  • Female and disabled candidates with identical qualification will be favored

How to apply?

The application should contain cover letter that contains motivation, CV, certificates, achievements in English, one sample writing, and contact details of two reference persons. This application should be in one pdf document and sent to

Dr. Simone Kriesemer and Dr. Sarah Nischalke

Senior Researchers

Center for Development Research, University of Bonn

53113 Bonn, Germany

E‐mail: sk.kriesemer@uni‐bonn.de , snischal@uni‐bonn.de

The position should be clearly marked in the subject line of the email message


Candidate will be offered 1000 Euro per month and all travel expenses will be covered


Application could be made as far as the post is online on the zef portal. Preselection of candidates will start on 25.02.2019

For more information please visit this link: https://www.zef.de/fileadmin/webfiles/downloads/vacancies/PhD_entomologyGermanySKK_20190207.pdf

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I am an Agricultural Economist and now I am PhD candidate in Norwegian University of Life Sciences in Forest and Resource Economics.

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