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Doctoral researcher (m/f/d) in part time (65%), salary scale E13 TV-H

The Research Depart­ment II "Inter­national Insti­tutions" is, as of 1 May 2019, seeking to employ

a doctoral researcher with a research focus on Russia and European security in part time (65%), salary scale E 13 TV-H, for three years (under the terms of the WissZVG).
 

The successful applicant will:

  • Colla­borate in an inter­discipli­nary research project, funded by the Leibniz Asso­ciation, on the crisis of inter­national insti­tutions and the manage­ment of dis­sociation pro­cesses;
  • Under­take a doctoral disser­tation, em­bedded in this project, about the break­down of coope­ration between Russia and the West in creating a common European security order;
  • Par­tici­pate in the research of the research depart­ment, focusing in parti­cular on the area of authority and coercion by inter­national insti­tutions;
  • Partici­pate in the commit­tees of PRIF’s self-adminis­tration.
     

The applicant should fulfill the following require­ments:

  •     A master’s degree (or equivalent) in political science or another social science quali­fying for entry to a PhD program;
  •     Very good know­ledge of social science methods (quali­tative/quanti­tative);
  •     Research focus/interest in the fields of Russian foreign policy and its domestic basis;
  •     Willing­ness to conduct field research and colla­borative research;
  •     Willing­ness to partici­pate in the dis­semi­nation of research findings.
     

Very good command of English and good command of Russian, 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 acquire German language skills.

The Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF) is a foundation under public law. With over 80 employees, PRIF is currently the largest peace and conflict research institute in Germany. 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 work sample as a single PDF document by 22 March 2019 via e-mail to bewerber(at)hsfk.de. Please include the position code (Kennziffer) 2.3. Un­fortunately, application expenses cannot be re­imbursed.

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Doctoral researcher (m/f/d) in part time (50%), salary scale E13 TV-H

The Research Depart­ment I "Inter­national Security" is, as of 1 April 2019, seeking to employ

a doctoral researcher (m/f/d) in part time (50%), salary scale E 13 TV-H, for three years (under the terms of the WissZVG).


Your re­spon­si­bi­li­ties in­clude:

  • Partici­pation in the re­search of the re­search depart­ment "Inter­national Security";
  • Implemen­tation of a doctoral project in the area of “cyberwar/hybrid warfare”;
  • Partici­pation in the committees of PRIF’s self-adminis­tration.
     

The applicant should fulfill the following require­ments:

  •     A at least 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 security politics and/or war theory;
  •     willing­ness to conduct 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. It wants to reduce unequal re­presen­tation in salary groups 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 an outline of your PhD project of not more than five pages as well as a work sample as a single PDF document by 21 March 2019 via e-mail to bewerber(at)hsfk.de. Please include the position code (Kennziffer) 1.2. Un­fortunately, application expenses cannot be re­imbursed.