Vacancies

PostDoc (m/f/d) (100%) for the thematic focus "Radicalisation and Terrorism"

For the consoli­dation and expansion of the thematic focus "Radica­lisation and Terrorism", our Program Area III "Trans­national Politics" is, as of 1 February 2020, looking for


a PostDoc (m/f/d) (100%)
in salary scale E 13 TV-H, for three years (under the terms of the WissZVG).

 

Your respon­sibilities include:

  • Develop­ment, fund­raising and implemen­tation of research projects on the pheno­menon of national and trans­national terrorism;
  • partici­pation in the work of the research depart­ment, in parti­cular in the field of radica­lisation and terrorism;
  • mainte­nance and further develop­ment of the Insti­tute’s local, national and inter­national networks.

In addition, we expect involve­ment in the further develop­ment of the research agenda of PRIF, willing­ness to coope­rate on an inter­disciplinary basis and to commu­nicate research results to the political and social public as well as partici­pation in the commit­tees of PRIF’s self-adminis­tration.


The applicant should fulfill the follo­wing requirements:

  • At least a very good docto­rate in political science, sociology or another relevant discip­line;
  • research focus in the field of terro­rism and/or political violence;
  • good know­ledge of qualitative and/or quantitative social science methods;
  • language skills in the Arab world are an advan­tage.

Very good com­mand of English, spoken and written, as well as compe­tent handling of standard office soft­ware are pre­requisites. Know­ledge of German is not a prere­quisite, but it is expec­ted that the appli­cant shows willing­ness to try to acquire German language skills within the next one to two years.

PRIF is a winner of the Total E-Quality award and seeks to promote work/life balance.
In the case of equal qualifi­cation, appli­cants with severe disabi­lities will be given preference.

Please send your appli­cation documents including a moti­vation letter, a complete CV, certifi­cates and an outline of your research project of not more than three pages by January 5, 2020 via e-mail to bewerber(at)hsfk.de. Please include the position code (Kennziffer) 3.2. Unfortu­nately, application expen­ses cannot be reimbursed.


Doctoral Researcher (m/f/d) in part time (65%), salary scale E 13 TV-H, for three years (under the terms of the WissZVG)

PRIF’s Research Depart­ment II “Inter­national Institu­tions” is, as of March 1 2020, seeking to employ


a doctoral resear­cher (m/f/d)
in part time (65%), salary scale E 13 TV-H, for three years (under the terms of the WissZVG).

 

Your responsibilities include:

  • Partici­pation in the implemen­tation of a DFG-funded research project “Legiti­macy policy through dialo­gue forums? Global Eco­nomic Institu­tions and their Critics”;
  • Implemen­tation of a doctoral project in the field of civil society partici­pation in dialogue forums of inter­national organi­zations;
  • Partici­pation in the commit­tees of PRIF’s self-adminis­tration


The applicant should fulfill the follo­wing require­ments:

  • A good or very good master’s degree (or equivalent) in political science or another social science quali­fying for entry to a PhD program;
  • research focus/interest in the area of inter­national organi­zations and/or civil society actors;
  • willing­ness to conduct field research and collabo­rative research;
  • willing­ness to participate in the disse­mination of research findings to the political and general public.


Very good com­mand of English, spoken and written, as well as compe­tent handling of standard office software are pre­requisites. Knowledge of German is not a pre­requisite, but it is expec­ted that the appli­cant shows willing­ness to try to acquire German langu­age skills within the next one to two years.

PRIF is a winner of the Total E-Quality award and seeks to promote work/life balance.
In the case of equal qualifi­cation, applicants with severe disabilities will be given prefe­rence.

Please send your appli­cation documents including a motivation letter, a complete CV, certificates and an outline of your PhD project of not more than five pages as well as a work sample by January 5, 2020 via e-mail to bewerber(at)hsfk.de. Please include the position code (Kennziffer) 2.1. Unfortunately, appli­cation expenses cannot be reimbursed.