Thursday, October 05, 2006


EMPLOYMENT: Sr. Researcher, Economic and Ecological Restructuring of Land and Water Use in the Region Khorezm (Uzbekistan), ZEF

The Department of Economic and Technological Change (ZEFb) of the Center for Development Research, University of Bonn invites applications for the position of SENIOR RESEARCHER commencing January, 2007 for 3 years The successful applicant is expected to work in the interdisciplinary research project "Economic and Ecological Restructuring of Land and Water Use in the Region Khorezm (Uzbekistan): A Pilot Project in Development Research" and will meet the following requirements:

Most quantitative simulation models developed within the project are implemented with the General Algebraic Modeling System (GAMS). Proficiency in this software is therefore most desirable.

The successful candidate will

Interested persons are invited to apply before 31 December, shortly after which interviews will be held. Applications should be sent to PD Dr. Christopher Martius, Center for Development Research, ZEF c, Walter-Flex-Str. 3, 53113 Bonn, and should include a CV, list of publications, copies of diplomas and all other relevant documentation, names and addresses of three referees, an explanation of the interest in the position, and a 2-page description of the own research interest and how it will be integrated in the Khorezm project project. For more information please contact or

The salary is commensurate with the position and corresponds to the German salary level TV-L13. The senior researcher will be based in the ZEF office in Bonn, Germany, but frequent travel to Uzbekistan is required. The project offers excellent logistic research support and comfortable housing facilities (guesthouse) in Urgench, Khorezm, Uzbekistan.

Information about ZEF is to be found at and about the project at


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