Student Assistantship at Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University of Bonn in Germany, 2014

The Department of Ecology and Natural Resources Management (ZEFc) of the Center for Development Research within the framework of the West African Science Service Center on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use offers a Student Assistantship (SHK) position on: Farmers’ coping measures to climate change and climate variability in West Africa. Studentship is for 10 hrs/week during a period of 6 months, subject to renewal, starting in February 2014. Applicants must enroll in a Masters University Program on Agriculture, Geography and Sociology, intermingled or related discipline in a German university. Application deadline is January 12th 2014.. The Department of Ecology and Natural Resources Management (ZEFc) of the Center for Development Research (www.zef.de) within the framework of the West African Science Service Center on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use offers a Student Assistantship (SHK) position. The Master student will work with the WASCAL Work Package 3.3 Farmers´ priorities and perceptions of climate change and the evaluation of local adaptation strategies. Under the supervision of a senior scientist, the student assistant will be entitled to carry out the following activities: – Review of literature on the subject of interest – Construction and administration of literature databases – Implementation of preliminary data systematization and analyses -Other activities on request The Center for Development Research is an international and interdisciplinary research institute of the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University of Bonn, Germany. ZEF is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from female candidates and minorities.. This assistantship is for pursuing masters at Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University of Bonn in Germany.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Not provided
Who can apply to this scholarship? The required profile of the appointee considers:
· To be enrolled in a Masters University Program on Agriculture, Geography, Sociology, intermingled or related discipline in a German university.
· To be familiar with scientific and organizational duties.
· To be a team player, adaptive and proactive.
· To have good command of English language.
· To have some knowledge of GIS, modeling and/or programming is an asset.
Benefits of the scholarship: Not Known
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Terms of the position: this appointment if for 10 hrs/week during a period of 6 months, subject to renewal, starting in February 2014. Based on performance, the SHK position might lead to a Master thesis opportunity.
Number of scholarships: Not provided

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