Wednesday, February 06, 2008
EMPLOYMENT: Senior Researcher 'Innovation and participatory research in Khorezm, Uzbekistan'
Full Announcement (pdf)
ZEF (Center for Development Research), Bonn, Germany is searching a Senior Researcher 'Innovation and participatory research in Khorezm, Uzbekistan'
Submit applications before 15 February 2008
The senior researcher will train, facilitate and supervise interdisciplinary research teams working on the development, introduction and trial of social and technical innovations for sustainable agricultural practices in the Khorezm region, Uzbekistan, using participatory research methods and with strong user and interest group involvement. The senior researcher will conduct research on the innovation process, for academic publication, and facilitate the overall learning process in the project for employing such methods and processes in the Uzbekistan/Central Asian context. The work is part of ZEF´s long-term interdisciplinary research project on sustainable land and water use in the Khorezm province, Aral sea region (full project title Economic and Ecological Restructuring of Land and Water Use in the Khorezm Region (Uzbekistan): A Pilot Project in Development Research) http://www.khorezm.uni-bonn.de/).