Research Assistant Position at ZEF University of Bonn in Germany, 2013

The Department of Economic and Technological Change (ZEF) of the Center for Development Research at University of Bonn invites application for research assistant position in Germany. The research assistant (RA) will work in a team of ZEF researchers engaged in the projects “Economics of Land Degradation” and “Bioenergy, Bioeconomy and Food Security”. The duration is of one year and project will start in November, 2013. Fluent German and English language skills are essential. The application deadline is October 13, 2013.. The research assistant (RA) will work in a team of ZEF researchers engaged in the projects “Economics of Land Degradation” and “Bio energy, Bio economy and Food Security”. The responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: – Literature search and review, online data compilation of project related topics – Assistance with the elaboration and maintenance of project databases – Support in preparing research reports, policy briefs and other project publications – Facilitation in the organization of project meetings, workshops and conference sessions.. This position is open for undertaking a research project.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Not provided
Who can apply to this scholarship?
· Master’s Degree in Economics or its sub
· fields, Mathematics/Statistics, Agricultural Sciences, Geography or related
· Proven competence in scientific literature reviews and online data compilation
· Good quantitative data and software skills (Stata)
· Ability to manage bibliographic databases (Endnote)
· Fluent German and English language skills are essential
· Good knowledge of ArcGIS is an additional asset
Benefits of the scholarship: Not provided
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: This appointment is a one-year position, starting ideally in November 2013, with the possibility of extension subject to performance and funding.
Number of scholarships: Not provided

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