The GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies / Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien is an independent social-science research institute based in Hamburg. It analyses political, social and economic developments in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, and links this knowledge to questions of global significance. It combines regionspecific analysis with innovative comparative research on accountability and participation, growth and development, peace and security, and power and ideas.
The GIGA seeks to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Fellow.
The successful candidate will be part of the EU Horizon2020 project “Migration Governance and Asylum Crises.” Applications are invited for a full-time position, with an initial contract of 20 months, preferably starting 1 May 2019. Screening of applications will begin on 13 January 2019.