German Institute of Global and Area Studies: job posting, PostDoc

The GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies / Leibniz-Institut für Globale undRegionale Studien seeks to hire a Researcher within the DFG-sponsored research project “‘Power-sharing’ in postconflict situations: On the institutional prerequisites for lasting peace”

Applications are invited for a full-time position, with an initial contract running for 30 months, starting 1 February 2012. The salary is commensurate with TV-AVH / TVöD EG 13/14.

The research project consists of two main components:

  • a quantitative study covering all instances of postconflict power-sharing since the end of the Cold War (1989-2009), and
  • a comparative case study of postconflict power-sharing in four selected countries (Burundi, Nepal, Liberia and Sierra Leone).

The GIGA promotes gender equality and actively encourages applications from women.
Among equally qualified applicants, women will receive preferential consideration in those
areas in which they are underrepresented.

Please send your application (Ref.-No. GIGA-11-10) and relevant supporting documentation
(CV, credentials, list of publications, max. two work samples) to:

Kerstin Gohlke-Kosso
GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies,
Neuer Jungfernstieg 21,
20354 Hamburg,

E-mail: gohlke (at) giga-hamburg (dot) de. E-mail applications are preferred.

Screening of applications will begin on 15 November 2011.

For other information, please visit the GIGA homepage

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