Tailored Opportunities: Doctoral Researcher in the field of Agricultural/Environmental/Development Economics at the University of Göttingen, Germany


The doctoral researcher will be associated with the research unit “Social-Ecological Systems in the Indian Rural-Urban interface: Functions, Scales and Dynamics”. It is a large project which was funded by the German Research Foundation. The position is focussing on environmental and social preferences and agricultural production decisions along the rural urban interface. The position is limited for three years.


Applicant should have Master Degree in Agricultural Economics, Environmental Economics, Development Economics, or related field. Applicant should have experience on socio-economic household surveys.


The deadline of the application is April 30, 2019


Please upload your application containing the usual documents (cover letter, full CV with the contact information of two referees, copies of university certificates and transcripts, and a 1-2 page summary of your Master thesis) in electronic form as a single pdf-file under the following link: https://lotus2.gwdg.de/uni/uzdv/perso/knr_100519.nsf


The salary is in accordance with the German public service salary scale (TVL-E13) with 65%, which corresponds to 25.87 working hours per week.

For more information about the Chair Group, please visit: http://www.uni-goettingen.de/en/108411.htmlP

If you have any questions, please contact Prof. Dr. Meike Wollni (Email: mwollni1@gwdg.de)

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Remark of appreciation: I would like to thank Tigist Araya Gessesse (PhD), Department of Land Resources Management and Environmental Protection (LaRMEP), College of Dryland Agriculture and Natural Resources, Mekelle University, Ethiopia. On behalf of Dr. Mulubrhan and myself for her commitment to send this opportunity. Thank you once again Dr.Tigist and I hope you will keep on with this momentum. We also kindly invite others to follow the footprint of Dr. Tigist.


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