Wednesday, February 07, 2007


JOB OPENING: Political scientist for studies of decision making regarding resource management (ZEF)

The work will consist of carrying out and supervising research on economic, ecological and social aspects of land and water management in the irrigated landscape of the project's case study region, Khorezm district in Uzbekistan; and supporting the development of policy recommendations in the strongly application-oriented third phase of the project.

ZEF is seeking qualified researchers to support this research program. The candidates should have a Ph.D. and are expected to be able to work in a highly interactive environment, develop the research proposals and carry out the empirical and model-related research work in the overall context of the project goals. Preferably the candidates will have proven research expertise and work experience in developing / transition countries. Fluency in English is mandatory; knowledge of Russian or Uzbek would be advantageous. The researchers 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.

Deadline: February 15, 2007. For details see:; more information can be found at and http://www.uni-


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