Tuesday, July 05, 2011


EMPLOYMENT: Post-doctoral researcher, BioDIVA, Institute of Environmental Planning

The research group BioDIVA at the Institute of Environmental Planning seeks to appoint a Post-doctoral researcher for the next possible date until January 2014.

BioDIVA is funded by the BMBF within the framework of social-ecological research and research for sustainability (SÖF/ FONA). The research group examines and develops methods for the generation of transformation knowledge to achieve and maintain gender-equitable and sustainable use of biodiversity for rice-farming-systems in Kerala, India.  A strong emphasis is placed on the development and application of inter- and transdisciplinary approaches.

The motivated scientist will analyse complex social-ecological systems, study changes in land use patterns and the effects on agrobiodiversity. The position is open to develop methodological approaches (i.e. models, scenarios etc.) to operationalise and synthesise in a participatory manner the economic, ecologic and social dimensions of sustainable development.

More information.

Deadline: July 25, 2011

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