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The Center for Development Research (ZEF) Doctoral Researcher Program

The Center for Development Research (ZEF) is an institute of the University of Bonn, Germany. ZEF’s researchers aim to find science-based solutions to development-related issues. ZEF’s research departments on Economic and Technological Change, Political and Cultural Change, and Ecology and Natural Resources Management

conduct inter and transdisciplinary research in, for and with emerging economies and on global issues with its collaborating research partners around the world. ZEF educates doctoral students from all over the world in its Doctoral Studies Program. More information is available at www.zef.de.
The team of the research project „Analysis and Implementation of Measures to Reduce Price Volatility in National and International Markets for Improved Food Security in Developing Countries“ and “Program of Accompanying Research for Agricultural Innovation” at the Center for Development Research (ZEF), Department on Economic and Technological Change, invites applications for the position of a

Junior Researcher/ Doctoral Student We offer:

• Joining a dynamic and international team of researchers.
• Diversified tasks: management of own dissertation project, content-related tasks such as research of media, literature review, and data management and analysis.
• Participate in exciting research project analyzing the similarities and differences between India and Africa to understand drivers of agricultural productivity growth, welfare and food and nutrition security.
• Publish peer-reviewed articles and participate in international conferences.

Requirements and responsibilities:

• Master degree in Agricultural-, Resource- or Development Economics or Economics or related fields.
• Very good analytical skills (quantitative analyses, econometrics).
• Excellence in oral and written English language.
• Professional command of MS Word, Excel, Power Point.
• Knowledge in statistical packages such as STATA.
• Team player, excellent communication skills.

Other elements which may be an advantage for the applicant:

• Research experience in Africa and/ or South Asia
• Knowledge of agricultural markets and food security issues

We offer a three year stipend of 1200 Euro (lump sum per month). In addition, all travel and research expenses will be covered. The candidate is expected to join the ZEF doctoral program. The position is currently open and will start at the earliest possible date. Applications (cover letter incl. motivation, CV, certificates, achievements in English, one writing sample, contact details of two reference persons) should be sent by e-mail using the subject “India-Africa PhD” in one pdf document (less than 10 MB) to Alison Louise Beck abeck@uni-bonn.de . Position is open until filled.
The Center for Development Research (www.zef.de) is an international and interdisciplinary research institute of Bonn University. ZEF promotes the equality of women and men. Women are therefore especially encouraged to apply. Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Further information about the ZEF Doctoral Program can be found here: https://www.zef.de/doctoral-program.html.

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